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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 3.12.12


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KU gets No. 2 seed in Midwest Region -
Kansas, which won the Big 12 regular-season championship but was bounced from the conference tournament, will start the NCAA Tournament close to home.

KU is No. 2 seed in Midwest region, will face 15th-seeded Detroit at approximately 8:57 p.m. Friday |
Team looked THRILLED with the No. 2 seed. Hopefully that's a wake up call.

Detroit's strengths, weaknesses and players to watch | The Newell Post |
Early analysis of Detroit

If I were King of the tourney committee ... - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Speaking of the eyeball factor, did no one on the committee watch Detroit annihilate Horizon League regular-season champion Valparaiso on its home court last week? This is a team with a McDonald’s All-American at point guard and a center (Eli Holman) who will make a living playing pro ball somewhere.

10 bold predictions about the tournament - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Kansas losing in the first round to Detroit? Nah. The Jayhawks will beat every team in the Midwest, including the Tar Heels if they face them in the Elite Eight.

Top Titan familiar with KU |
I remember this recruitment well. He's done well at Detroit and helped his dad out quite a bit in the process. Good for him.

Uh-oh, Sully: Detroit it is |
I'm over this already. Time to start beating these teams consistently so we aren't plastered all over the college basketball world as the most likely to be upset by a good mid major.