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100,000 at Parade for KU

Fans implore NBA prospects to return during largest fete in Lawrence history

(Newser) - In possibly the biggest celebration in the city's history, a crowd estimated at more than 100,000 lined Lawrence's streets Sunday to honor the national basketball champion Kansas Jayhawks. Fans from as far away as Colorado and Minnesota, some in trees and on rooftops, came to get a glimpse of... More »

Why Won't Self Nix OSU Offer?

Jayhawks coach is happy where he is... right?

(Newser) - Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self has a lot of leverage now that he's taken his team to the national championship, but he's being uncharacteristically vague in answering rumors of an obscenely generous job offer from his alma mater Oklahoma State. Joe Posnanski speculates in the Kansas City Star as to... More »

Rock, Chalk Jayhawks Are Champs

Kansas wins after Memphis is foul from the line

(Newser) - Mario Chalmers hit a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in regulation to push the game into overtime and the Jayhawk defense shut down Memphis throughout the extra period to clinch the NCAA men's basketball championship, 75-68. "We got the ball in our most clutch player's hands, and he... More »

Kansas Says 'So Long, Cinderella'

Kansas barely avoids upset at the hands of Davidson

(Newser) - Davidson battled Goliath again and this time Goliath won, as Kansas' big men controlled the middle in a 59-57 victory to advance to Final Four for the first time ever under coach Bill Self. It marked it a clean sweep for the No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament, another... More »

Seniors for No. 5 Kansas Go Out in Style

Jayhawks in final home game hang 58-point loss on Texas Tech

(Newser) - Kansas' five seniors, working on their fourth straight Big 12 title, celebrated their final home game in style, each getting on the scoreboard during a 109-51 humiliation of Texas Tech, reports the Kansas City Star. Russell Robinson led six players in double-figures with 15 points as KU finished the season... More »

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