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Notebook: Jayhawks plan to hold Azubuike out of Penn game

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Feel the city breakin’ and everybody shakin’ And we’re stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive

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Udoka Azubuike has practice and worked out with the Jayhawks over the past several days, but Bill Self plans to hold him out of the game against Penn except unless an “emergency situation” arises.

The Big 12 Tournament championship game drew its highest television ratings in 16 years. Thanks, K-State and Missouri fans!

Malik Newman’s explosion in the Big 12 Tournament combined with the emergence of Silvio de Sousa have the Jayhawks looking “upgraded” for a run in March.

Penn feels like they have the ability to run KU off the three-point line and make a game of it.

Matt Tait gives you 10 reasons why KU can win it all.

Bill Self will work with Danny Manning and Dayton coach Anthony Grant when he coaches the USA U-18 US men’s national team in Canada this summer.

Kansas football has added a defensive tackle to the 2018 class in Jelani Brown, who picked KU over offers from Arkansas State, Louisiana-Lafayette, and Texas State.

In other news...

Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter, who was just named the ACC Sixth Man of the Year, is out for the Tournament with a broken wrist.

A bunch of free-agent quarterbacks were signed in the NFL yesterday.

Joel Embiid, wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers?