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Key Questions for Kansas Jayhawks entering NCAA Tournament | Heartland College Sports
It’s that time of year again. The most exciting, dramatic, fun, and painful time of the year. Kansas just won its’ 13th straight regular season Big 12 title. There are many young Kansas Jayhawks fans that have never experienced a season where Kansas did not win the conference. However, while Kansas and coach Self have dominated in conference play, they haven’t always had the most success in March Madness

Jayhawks arrive in Tulsa ready to learn about first NCAA Tournament opponent | KUsports.com
At 4:55 p.m. on a sunny and mild Wednesday afternoon in the heart of Oklahoma, two buses carrying the Kansas men’s basketball team and its travel party pulled up to the northeast entrance of the team hotel, 13 miles east of Downtown Tulsa, marking the official beginning of KU’s 2017 NCAA Tournament run.

UC-Davis advances to face Kansas | KUsports.com
It also means a rematch of sorts between UC-Davis head coach Jim Les and KU coach Bill Self. Les, who coached Bradley for nine seasons before moving on to the Big West, led his 2005-06 Braves past Self’s Jayhawks in a first-round upset. The two coaches will square off again at 5:50 p.m. Friday, 11 years to the day after their memorable meeting.

Amid allegations of unfair treatment, KU seeks to meet with father of women's basketball player; Zenger speaks on discipline policies | KUsports.com
Tim Calvert, the father of KU sophomore women’s basketball player McKenzie Calvert, has made an increasing number of public allegations that his daughter has been treated unfairly after she reported that star men’s basketball player Josh Jackson vandalized her car in a December incident at a Lawrence bar.

Jayhawks arrive in Tulsa ready for start of NCAA Tournament adventure
Bill Self was the first member of Kansas’ basketball traveling party to exit the black Arrow Stage Lines bus that pulled in front of the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday — well in advance of Friday’s first-round NCAA Tournament contest at BOK Center.

Other Sports

NCAA Tournament 2017: USC caps tight First Four with huge comeback vs. Friars - CBSSports.com
On Wednesday night, the First Four wrapped up in Dayton. First, UC Davis held off North Carolina Central (67-63) in a solid game from start to finish. And then USC-Providence went wacky. USC trailed Providence by as many as 17 points. It gained back some ground, then went on a 17-5 run late in the second half to take the lead.

NCAA Tournament 2017: USC caps tight First Four with huge comeback vs. Friars - CBSSports.com
On Wednesday night, the First Four wrapped up in Dayton. First, UC Davis held off North Carolina Central (67-63) in a solid game from start to finish. And then USC-Providence went wacky. USC trailed Providence by as many as 17 points. It gained back some ground, then went on a 17-5 run late in the second half to take the lead.

2017 NCAA Tournament bracket: Expert picks for Thursday's first round games - CBSSports.com
Here are my picks straight up and against the spread for Thursday’s first round games.

NCAA Tournament 2017 bracket: Computer simulation predicts surprising upsets - CBSSports.com
You can pick based on mascots, based on your limited knowledge of most of the teams ... or you can trust science that’s been proven to work.

Tracking college basketball coaching changes: Mizzou hires Cal's Cuonzo Martin - CBSSports.com
The college basketball coaching carousel is now in full spin, as more than 20 jobs have opened and many more are still to come. The most recent movement came on Wednesday, when Cuonzo Martin resigned from his post at Cal and Washington parted ways with Lorenzo Romar.

David Carr: Brock Osweiler deserved more time to prove himself as the Texans' QB - CBSSports.com
It’s been 15 years since the Houston Texans took David Carr first overall. He was the first draft pick in franchise history, and the hope was that he would be the franchise quarterback to lead the organization from expansion team to perennial playoff contender.

2017 March Madness bracket predictions: NCAA Tournament picks, winners, upsets - CBSSports.com
Now that the bracket is set, you’ll want to start filling yours in. But before you do, you’ll want to see how the experts filled out theirs.