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2018 Schedule
29-7, 1st in Big 12
Self: 'We're not a soft team' (0:59)
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6hJeff Goodman

Kansas' Azubuike to return without restrictions

Udoka Azubuike, who has played just 25 combined minutes in Kansas' first two NCAA tournament games, will not have a minutes restriction versus Clemson in the Sweet 16.

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14hJeff Borzello

Know what will happen in the Sweet 16 before it even happens

What happened in the first two rounds? It was crazy, but we're moving on because the Sweet 16 has arrived. The blue bloods are here, but so are the wild cards, including two(!) 11-seeds. Enjoy the games, but here's what's going to happen this weekend.

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2dJay Bilas

Bilas: This Sweet 16 is neither unprecedented nor revolutionary

OK, let's get a few things straight: A revolution is not happening in college basketball. Nor is what is happening in this NCAA tournament unprecedented. We've had crazier tournaments. What isn't crazy is The Bilastrator's order of the 16 remaining teams.

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3dEdward Aschoff

Need a new team to root for? We got you

So your bracket is busted, your original champion is already out of the tournament and you need someone new to follow. We've done the research for you already. All you have to do now is pick the team that best fits your style.

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5dJeff Borzello

Healthier Azubuike was Kansas' MVP, says Self

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike returned for the Jayhawks for 10 points and seven rebounds in 22 minutes, his first meaningful playing time since recovering from injury.


Kansas holds off Seton Hall 83-79 to reach Sweet 16

Malik Newman scored 28 points, Udoka Azubuike stood toe-to-toe with Seton Hall's bruising Angel Delgado, and No. 1 seed Kansas held off the plucky Pirates 83-79 on Saturday night to send the Jayhawks to their third consecutive Sweet 16.

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6dJeff Borzello

Kansas expects Azubuike to play Saturday

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike played only three minutes in the Jayhawks' first-round win over Penn, but head coach Bill Self is looking to get 15 to 20 minutes from him Saturday against Seton Hall.

Graham is the key to Kansas' success (1:26)
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7dJeff Borzello

Self: Kansas hopes to have Azubuike for Sat.

Kansas coach Bill Self says he hopes center Udoka Azubuike is available to play Saturday in the Jayhawks' NCAA tournament second-round game.


Top-seeded Kansas comes alive, beats Penn 76-60 in NCAAs

Devonte Graham ignited sluggish Kansas midway through the first half, pouring in 29 points and lifting the top-seeded Jayhawks to a tough, grind-it-out 76-60 victory over No. 16 Pennsylvania in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.

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Bracketzoology: Which animal families dominate the bracket?

Enjoy your algorithms, Euclideans! But to survive deep into your NCAA office pool, may we suggest pure animal instincts. Welcome to Bracketzoology, our soft-scientific method for helping you Dar-win after Natural Selection Sunday.

Kansas should be on upset alert (0:43)

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.429th
Rebounds Per Game35.3180th
Assists Per Game16.914th
Points Allowed70.9138th

Tournament History

Final Fours14
Tournament Record103-45
Championship Seasons1952, 1988, 2008
Tournament Appearances46