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- KANSAS SPORTS -

Landen Lucas on facing Purdue's height: 'We match up fine' | Call it a Nightengale | KUsports.com

Swanigan is more than your prototypical center. He fights for every inch in the paint and he’s capable of drilling shots from the outside, connecting on 43 percent of his 3-pointers this season. He’s even a 78.5 percent shooter at the free-throw line.

Nebraska coach Tim Miles: Bigs, guards both key in KU-Purdue Sweet 16 battle | KUsports.com

An opponent of each team during the 2016-17 season, Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles on Monday broke down top-seeded Kansas’ upcoming match-up with fourth-seeded Purdue.

Breaking down KU forward Dwight Coleby's big night | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

Always the biggest and tallest player on his teams growing up, Coleby said he considers himself more of a power player than anything else and always has enjoyed games that feature physical play inside.

Bridges' failed attempt to intimidate Mason fired up Jayhawks | Smithology | KUsports.com

The image of Mason standing up to Bridges was a lasting one for anyone who saw the game, as well as the Petersburg, Va., native himself. KU’s Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy candidate posted a photo of Bridges’ scare tactic on Instagram after the game, dismissing the notion that someone’s chatter would rattle him.

Purdue ready for Jayhawks' home away from home

Tehcnically, it's a neutral site. But Interstate 70 can take Kansas fans from Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence to the Sprint Center in 45 minutes. That makes Kansas City as neutral for the Jayhawks as Indianapolis would be for Purdue.

Kansas beats Michigan State: Josh Jackson emerging as complicated March star for Jayhawks | SI.com

Josh Jackson was brilliant as No. 1 seed Kansas downed No. 9 seed Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA tournament, but the freshman wing is emerging as a complicated March star for the Jayhawks.

Jayhawks ready to face ‘big’ challenge in Purdue

“When they play the two bigs together (Swanigan, Haas) it’s a different look than what we’ve seen all year long,” Self said. “When they play one (Swanigan) he’s hardest to guard because they’ve got four shooters around him. We’ve got to come up with a game plan.”

Three months after rape reported at KU men’s basketball dorm, police investigation still open | KUsports.com

Three months after a 16-year-old girl was reportedly raped at the facility that houses the KU men's basketball team, the case remains under police investigation, with no new details being released.

- SCOUTING THE OPPONENT -

Purdue Basketball is Clutch - Hammer and Rails

After two heartbreaking losses Purdue needed to prove this March was different. It is.

Recruiting success has Matt Painter, Purdue basketball back on upswing - Post-Tribune

It could have gone either way, really. Just three short years ago, Purdue was in bad shape, and the questions about Matt Painter were growing in frequency.

- COLLEGE SPORTS -

NCAA reportedly tried to censor video of Lynn Marshall, and it makes everyone look bad - SBNation.com

Wichita State coach’s wife Lynn Marshall was escorted from the stands, and then the NCAA made the situation worse.

How Butler continues to thrive without Brad Stevens - SBNation.com

Chris Holtmann’s style isn’t all that different than Stevens’, and now the results aren’t, either.

- VIDEO OF THE DAY -

Video: Kansas girl wins state title with buzzer-beater - MaxPreps

Hanover High freshman Tianna Lohse picks the best time for her first make of the game.