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Basketball Friends | What's at stake for top-seeded Kansas at a wide open Midwest regional

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Kansas guard Remy Martin (11) roars as the Jayhawks lock up the victory over Creighton on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 79-72 win over the Bluejays.

Kansas guard Remy Martin (11) roars as the Jayhawks lock up the victory over Creighton on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 79-72 win over the Bluejays. by Nick Krug

The Kansas men's basketball team is back in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2018 and the Jayhawks are facing a 4 seed, a 10 seed and an 11 seed as the only thing standing between them and a return trip to the Final Four.

In our latest episode, Journal-World Sports Editor Matt Tait & 610 Sports co-host and producer Nick Schwerdt take a look at Kansas' chances this week in Chicago and a few key factors that will determine how successful Bill Self's squad will be during the NCAA Tourmanent's second weekend.

Included in this episode:

• Remy Martin's postseason emergence

• Nick blasts Matt for his definition of what a role player is

• What to make of the way the Midwest region has opened up for KU

• Can KU's edge in Sweet 16 experience on the bench be an advantage?

• And more...

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