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A look at each of the four No. 1 seeds in the 2017 NCAA tournament.

No. 1 Kansas holds off No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in opener

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 11:32 p.m.

Quentin Grimes scored 21 points in his college debut and Dedric Lawson added 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 1 Kansas past No. 10 Michigan State 92-87 in the season-opening Champions Classic on Tuesday night.

Kansas to hold Silvio De Sousa out pending investigation

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa, whose name has surfaced as part of the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball, will be withheld from games pending a review of his eligibility. Jayhawks coach Bill Self says the sophomore forward would be held out beginning with Thursday’s exhibition game. De Sousa joined the Jayhawks for the spring semester, providing valuable interior depth as they made a run to the Final Four. The top-ranked Jayhawks open the season Nov. 6

Loaded Gonzaga nabs No. 3 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 6:37 p.m.

The games haven’t even started yet, but Gonzaga has gone where no Gonzaga team has gone before. The Zags checked in at No. 3 in the AP men’s basketball poll, surpassing the program’s preseason high of No. 8 in 2006. The 2006 Zags went 29-4, dropping a heartbreaker to UCLA in the Sweet 16.

Kansas made no written report of its athletics review

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 1:25 p.m.

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.