Analysis: How Kansas can beat Duke’s zone

Duke is notorious for its zone defense, and sports editor Michael Swain argues the steps Kansas will need to overcome in Sunday’s game to make a Final Four appearance. Source: The Kansan Powered by WPeMatico

Elite 8 Saturday Open Thread

More play-hard chart action comes to you tonight! The Elite 8 gets underway today with four teams looking to claim the first two spots in this year’s Final Four. SCHEDULE (All times Central) 11 Loyola vs 9 Kansas State, 5:09 PM, TBS, Atlanta, GA Kansas State has been established as a 1.5-point favorite over the […]

Scouting Duke

Jayhawks meet Blue Devils for a spot in the Final Four. Kansas takes on Duke Sunday in its third consecutive Elite 8. In the Blue Devils, the Jayhawks probably have their most fearsome opponent of the tournament and of this season. Talented on both sides of the floor, beating Duke is going to require Kansas’s […]

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes: 3.24.2018

Good luck paying me back on your zero dollar a year salary plus benefits, babe! Kansas News Still Dancin’: Azubuike leads Jayhawks to third straight Elite Eight appearance | KUsports.comThanks to a strong start and a hold-on-for-dear-life finish on Friday night, top-seeded Kansas knocked off No. 5 seed Clemson 80-76 at the three-ACC-school regional semifinals […]

Kansas vs Duke Quick Primer

Jayhawks take on Blue Devils for a spot in the Final Four. Following KU’s 80-76 win over Clemson on Friday night, Duke knocked off Syracuse by a 69-65 score. Here’s a quick snapshot of how the two teams stack up. Duke is one of those vaunted KenPom top-20 offensive and defensive teams; not only that, […]

Kansas holds off Clemson, 80-76

Jayhawks advance to the Elite 8 in Omaha. KU continues to dance as the Jayhawks held off a huge second half Clemson rally and pulled out an 80-76 victory in the Sweet 16. The Jayhawks would open up the game with an 11-4 run to start, capped by a Malik Newman layup with 15:37 to […]

Kansas tennis snaps 13-match losing streak against Texas Tech with a 4-0 sweep

Jayhawk tennis swept the Texas Tech Raiders 4-0 on Friday in Lubbock, Texas, snapping a 13-match losing streak against the team. Source: The Kansan Powered by WPeMatico

Kansas vs Clemson Open Game Thread

Hello, Omaha! Kansas (29-7, 13-5) ranked #4 in the final regular season AP Poll. Clemson (25-9, 11-7) finished #20 in the final regular season AP Poll. The Tigers are coached by Brad Brownell, who is 149-112 in his eighth season at Clemson. Brownell is 316-197 in 16 seasons overall, with previous stops at UNC Wilmington […]

Kansas’ inability to put away games almost handed Clemson a win

Although Kansas has advanced to the Elite Eight against Duke in the NCAA tournament, the Jayhawks inability to lock down clear wins almost cost them Saturday night’s Sweet Sixteen matchup against Clemson. Source: The Kansan Powered by WPeMatico

KU Predictions: Clemson

Our experts tell you how tonight’s Sweet 16 matchup is going to go. It’s the Sweet 16, and things have pretty much gone to plan so far for the Kansas Jayhawks. Tonight, they face the Clemson Tigers for the right to go to the Elite Eight. But this tournament has been one of true madness, […]

Sweet 16 Friday Open Thread

The Elite 8 gets finalized tonight. Time to finalize the Elite 8; who ya got? Note: We will have our usual separate open thread for the KU game. SCHEDULE (All times Central) 5 Clemson vs 1 Kansas, 6:07 PM, CBS, Omaha, NE The Jayhawks are the five-point favorites here, and are looking to make their […]