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Notebook: KU Advances to Big 12 Tournament Championship Game

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‘He never gives up’: Marcus Garrett’s hustle propels KU to Big 12 title game |
What promised to be an electric semifinal showdown between Sunflower State rivals on Friday night at Sprint Center turned into a slow and sluggish slap contest that featured as many mistakes as memorable highlights.

5 stats that popped in KU's Big 12 semifinal victory over rival K-State | Smithology |
A key Marcus Garrett steal and layup made sure of that. The freshman’s timely bucket ignited the Jayhawks, who converted 8 of their final 13 shot attempts over the course of the final 10 minutes. Up to that point, Kansas had made just 3 of 12 from the floor in the final half.

KU Sports Extra: Sunflower State Sweep | Tale of the Tait |
It marked the 10th time the Jayhawks and Wildcats have hooked up in the Big 12 tourney and the Jayhawks are now 10-0 in those games. It marked the third time the Jayhawks and Wildcats hooked up this season. And the Jayhawks are now 3-0 in those games.

Notebook: Udoka Azubuike making progress with knee setback |
“Dok did work out today,” coach Bill Self said. “Dok got a workout in today. So the reports are, hopefully we can get him on the court in the next two days.”

KU baseball tops No. 20 St. John's in series opener |
The Kansas baseball team produced seven hits and six runs against St. John's All-American pitcher Sean Mooney and earned a 7-4 victory at Hoglund Ballpark on Friday in the series opener.

KU softball falls to Northern Iowa |
Northern Iowa scored eight runs in the third inning in an 8-4 victory Friday to end the Kansas softball team's six-game winning streak at Arrocha Ballpark

Jayhawks move past shorthanded Wildcats to reach Big 12 title game |
It wasn’t always the prettiest basketball Friday night in the third Sunflower Showdown of the season, but top-seeded Kansas lived by the old March mantra of survive and advance against Kansas State.

Other Sports

Northern Colorado vs. Montana - Game Recap - March 9, 2018 - ESPN
Bobby Moorehead had a game-tying 3 near the end of the second half and hit a key free throw late in overtime to help top-seeded Montana escape No. 5 seed Northern Colorado 91-89 in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals on Friday night.

Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton says Jamal Murray of Denver Nuggets acted disrespectful
Murray shot free throws late and Lakers point guard Isaiah Thomas and Murray exchanged words, with Thomas following Murray toward the Nuggets bench during an ensuing timeout with 19.8 seconds remaining.

Duke Blue Devils' Grayson Allen receives flagrant foul 1 after hip checking North Carolina Tar Heels' Garrison Brooks
With less than one minute remaining in the first half of the ACC men's basketball semifinal, Allen missed a jumper and then appeared to intentionally bump Brooks as they were running downcourt. The referees didn't see the incident in real time, as Brooks fell to the floor and Kenny Williams went on to knock down a jumper, but they reviewed the play shortly afterward and assessed the flagrant 1 to Allen.

Other News

Are hot dogs considered sandwiches? A newspaper correction says no. - The Washington Post
The Louisville Courier-Journal published a correction on Wednesday, in honor of National Hot Dog Day, that stated six dates on which the newspaper “incorrectly” referred to the food as a sandwich. The dates range from Oct. 2, 1887, to Aug. 4, 1966, and corrected are “egregious” mentions of a “coney island sandwich” and variations of “frankfurter sandwich.”