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Jayhawks Beat Baylor to Advance to Big 12 Championship

Now you tell me who won. I see them, they run

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Kansas News

Clocked: Wayne Selden Jr. highlights KU's semifinal victory |
“He’s my No. 1 fan in college. I love him, but he’s crazy. He’s really a kid at heart. He was having fun with it. I’m glad he had the opportunity,” Selden said after Uncle Anthony shared the spotlight with his nephew not only on national cable television but with print media members after a victory that pushed KU into Saturday’s 5 p.m., final against West Virginia.

Guard Aldridge asks for transfer |
Sophomore guard Lauren Aldridge surprised Kansas University women’s basketball Thursday by requesting a transfer.

Kansas’ Formby tosses shutout |
Sophomore right-hander Andie Formby tossed a complete-game shutout, striking out eight, as Kansas University ran its softball winning streak to six with an 8-0 win over Western Illinois on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.

Kansas baseball blanks North Dakota |
Senior left-hander Ben Krauth pitched a complete-game shutout as Kansas University’s baseball team blanked North Dakota, 7-0, Friday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark.

Two Jayhawks All-Americans |
Senior Daina Levy claimed bronze in the weight throw with a career-best outing, just minutes before sophomore Sharon Lokedi ran to a sixth-place finish in the 5,000 meters to become the first KU female to earn All-America status in that indoor event.

Kansas knows WVU will bring pressure in title game |
“West Virginia has good guards. They have a very good team overall,” said KU guard Devonté Graham, whose free throw with 5.4 seconds left upped a three-point lead to two possessions vs.

Bill Self's halftime message to Jayhawks short and blunt |

“I said, ‘Hey, if we don’t want to be here, fine. We’re tired and we can go home and rest. That’s OK. If we’re going to play with this energy and be pouty and be babies, that’s fine. We’ll just regroup and rest an extra day (before NCAA Tournament),’” Self said after the Jayhawks rallied to a 70-66 victory, courtesy of a 49-point second half. “That’s all I said. That was those guys (Jayhawks) coming out and playing better the second half. It had nothing to do with what I said at halftime,” he added.

Other Sports News

Oklahoma's celebration ends early when Buddy Hield's shot ruled late -
It might have the most any team had celebrated before having the truth painfully revealed. After several anxious moments in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal, officials confirmed the shot left the Oklahoma star's hands milliseconds late.

Bracketology: Buddy Hield's shot too late, knocking Oklahoma off top line -
Oklahoma lost at the buzzer (actually, just after it when Buddy Hield's shot was waved off at Kansas City) to West Virginia in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Friday night, and will fall off the top line of the bracket as a result (check back later for updated Bracketology).

UConn's 4OT win vs. Cincy shows these two teams are almost dead even -
Connecticut and Cincinnati each came into Friday afternoon's AAC quarterfinal matchup needing a win. A win for Cincinnati would likely lock its place in the NCAA Tournament field. On the other side, a defeat for UConn would likely knock it out of the Big Dance for the second consecutive season after winning the national title in 2014.

Goose Gossage doubles down on embarrassing tirade -
Jose Bautista is an effin' disgrace, players can't plow the catcher unnecessarily any longer because Buster Posey set up incorrectly once, the sport sucks because front offices are comprised of nerds now, players aren't allowed to slide into second base and more. He essentially ran the gauntlet of idiocy.

Johnny Manziel released by Browns: Five things to know -
Johnny Manziel released by Browns: Five things to know By Will Brinson | NFL Writer March 11, 2016 11:35 am ET The inevitable is a reality as the Cleveland Browns cut Johnny Manziel on Friday morning, two days after the start of free agency.