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Inside Kansas' strong defensive showing in Sweet 16 win over Providence
Those were a few of the calls made by Kansas players as they communicated on defense during its 66-61 win over Providence. It was KU’s defense that allowed the Jayhawks to advance and the willingness of players to communicate played a role in KU limiting Providence’s offense to only 61 points.

Tipoff time, TV info announced for Kansas vs. Miami
CHICAGO — Kansas is 40 minutes away from making the Final Four. No. 1 seed KU basketball advanced in the NCAA Tournament on Friday with a 66-61 win over No. 4 seed Providence. Up next for KU is a matchup with No. 10 seed Miami, which defeated Iowa State, 70-56.

NCAA Tournament 2022: Bill Self reacts after Kansas' win over Providence in Sweet 16
The top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks held off a second-half rally to beat the No. 4 seed Providence Friars in a 66-61 slugfest in the Sweet 16 on Friday night at the United Center in Chicago. It was the 2,354th win in program history for Kansas, surpassing Kentucky for most in NCAA history.

Kansas Jayhawks Survive Cold Night to Defeat Providence Friars 66-61 - Blue Wings Rising
The first half of Kansas-Providence was a block party outside a brick warehouse. The second half was a bucket fight. And at the end, Kansas won 66-61 to keep the season alive and head to the Elite 8.

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Kansas Jayhawks Survive Cold Night to Defeat Providence Friars 66-61 - Blue Wings Rising
The first half of Kansas-Providence was a block party outside a brick warehouse. The second half was a bucket fight. And at the end, Kansas won 66-61 to keep the season alive and head to the Elite 8.

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