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Notebook: Jayhawks claim #1 Seed in Midwest Region

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NCAA Basketball: Big 12 Conference Tournament Championship-West Virginia vs Kansas Amy Kontras-USA TODAY Sports

Jesse Newell’s headline says KU has a tough bracket, but then goes on to write that it’s not as tough as it looks. (I for one think we have one of the better draws in recent memory.)

Silvio de Sousa looks like KU’s next big thing.

Bill Self was extra fired up following the win over West Virginia in the tournament championship game.

Devonte Graham is ready to get over the hump and make a Final Four.

Graham would like a matchup with NC State in the second round, if possible.

Benton Smith at the LJW takes a quick look at the Penn Quakers, KU’s first-round opponent on Thursday.

Penn is stoked for its chance to play the Jayhawks in the NCAA Tournament.

Bill Self is optimistic that Udoka Azubuike will be available for the games in Wichita.

Dennis Dodd at CBSSports says the Jayhawks aren’t perfect, but who is, so why not Kansas this year?

The Jayhawks are a popular pick for “most vulnerable top seed” this year.

That said, it appears as if the Jayhawks are peaking at just the right time.

SBNation’s quick preview of the Midwest Region.

Here’s where to go if you’ll be in Wichita this coming weekend.

In other-ish news...

The Selection Show was... odd. (I thought it was awful.)

John Calipari is a big whiny baby and is complaining about his seed and location again, even saying that some of his players didn’t know what state Boise is in.

Here are 11 potential first round upsets to keep an eye on.

The top 9 snubs of the NCAA Tournament.

The NIT Bracket is out!! Who ya got??

Jerry Palm at CBSSports breaks down the selection committee’s results, and says they sent a pretty consistent message with their selections.