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2017 NCAA Tournament: Kansas Jayhawks Basketball vs Oregon Ducks Game Preview and Open Thread

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NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round-Kansas vs Michigan State Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Opening Tip

Kansas meets up with Oregon in the Elite 8 round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

Kansas (31-4, 16-2) is currently ranked #3 in the AP Poll.

Oregon (32-5, 16-2) comes in ranked #9 in the AP Poll.

Halftime Adjustments

KANSAS vs OREGON

Time: 7:49 CST

Location: Kansas City, MO

Venue: Sprint Center (18,961)

Series: Kansas leads, 4-3

Television: TBS

Online Streaming: NCAA.com/march-madness-live

Mobile Streaming: NCAA.com App for iPhone or Android

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network (Affiliate List)

Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)

Online Radio Streaming (FREE): www.KUAthletics.com/radio

Satellite Radio: XM 84

The Late Dagger

Oregon is coached by Dana Altman, who is 186-69 in seven seasons in Eugene. He is 596-312 in 28 seasons overall, with previous stops at Creighton, Kansas State, and Marshall.

Kansas and Oregon split their last two meetings, a home-and-home back in 2002 and 2003.

The last meeting was a 77-67 Kansas victory at Kemper Arena, which was the return trip of the just-mentioned home-and-home.

Kansas is 35-11 (0.761) all-time as a 1-seed.

Kansas swept the Champions Classic field this year, knocking off Duke, Kentucky, and Michigan State.