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2017 Big 12 Baseball Championship bracket set

The Kansas baseball team will enter the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship as the No. 7 seed, and will play the second-ranked school in TCU, the conference announced Sunday evening. The matchup is slated for a 4 p.m. first pitch on Wednesday, May 24, as game one of the afternoon session.

Five things we learned from the 2016-17 KU basketball season | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com

The bottom line about the 2016-17 season was that it proved further to what end Self will go to ensure his team is successful. There's a reason the guy's a Hall of Famer now. Actually, there are a bunch of reasons. Doing what he did with his roster and rotation in 2016-17 certainly qualifies as one of them.

Frank Mason III not comparing himself to Isaiah Thomas, but rooting for similarly-sized guard | Smithology | KUsports.com

“I really don’t model my game after anyone,” Mason told Charania and The Vertical. “But, you know, I always had confidence in myself, no matter who’s in the league. But I look at Isaiah Thomas and I really root for him, because people counted him out and said he couldn’t do the things that he’s doing now. So I have a lot of players in the league that I like, but I’m really rooting for Isaiah.”

Dynamic four-guard offense required complete buy-in from Kansas coaches, players | KUsports.com

“That takes a lot to change it up like that, and I think there’s a lot more behind the scenes that we didn’t even realize,” said KU big man Landen Lucas while looking back on the philosophical shift. “I mean, it’s one thing to adjust how you think and adjust things like that, but he pretty much had to adjust our playbook and everything. He went and studied tape of other teams. It was a lot of work that went into it.”

ESPN.com targets three teams on KU’s hoops schedule for improvement

Kansas will be playing three of the six teams that ESPN has targeted as most likely to “exceed expectations” and/or “come out of nowhere” during the 2017-18 college basketball season.

- PROFESSIONAL SPORTS -

I saw one article that said something like, "Cavs blow big lead as LeBron fails to score in 4th quarter" but I didn't want fizzle to throw his computer into the wall.

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Brad Stevens is the king of plays after a timeout and he proved it again in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Smart is a bad three-point shooter. He found his groove in a big way.

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The NFL wanted him ... until he was named a Rhodes Scholar.

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