ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla called the Bulldogs and the Kansas Jayhawks the top teams in college basketball in a recent interview with FloHoops.
The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting “progress has been elusive” in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men’s basketball program.
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod says the school didn’t produce any written reports after an independent examination of the athletics department amid a federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Girold says he was given verbal briefings after the Kansas review last fall but he didn’t think an external, written report was necessary. The review came before Kansas was named earlier this month as a victim in a scheme involving a former Adidas representative.
One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.
The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April.
Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
Three teams that need no introduction. One from out of nowhere.
Malik Newman scored all 13 of Kansas’ points in overtime, and the top-seeded Jayhawks are back in the Final Four for the first time since 2012 after beating No. 2 seed Duke 85-81 in overtime in the Midwest Region final.
Top-seeded Kansas brought at least a temporary halt to the insanity this March, withstanding a wild comeback from fifth-seeded Clemson for a too-close-for-comfort, 80-76 victory on Friday.
Everything seems to be in place yet again for Kansas, which for the second straight year needs just two wins – in a gym that its rabid fans can reach in less than half a day’s drive – to make it to the Final Four.