Kansas Jayhawks vs Missouri Tigers
Missouri Tigers Michael Dixon (R) tries to force past Kansas Jayhawks Tyshawn Taylor in the first half at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri on March 5, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Doron Lamb scored 22 points Monday and Kentucky held off Kansas 67-59 to claim its eighth NCAA national championship, its first since 1998.
Thomas Robinson sparked a Kansas rally with 19 points Saturday and the Jayhawks gained the NCAA Tournament title game with a 64-62 victory over Ohio State.
Tyshawn Taylor pumped in 22 points Sunday and second-seeded Kansas advanced to the NCAA Tournament's Final Four with an 80-67 win over North Carolina.
Elijah Johnson stole the ball and followed with a game-winning layup Sunday, boosting Kansas to a 63-60 win over Purdue in the NCAA Tourney's Midwest Region.
A 3-point shot by Brady Heslip with 1:24 left Friday blunted a Kansas rally and sent Baylor to an 81-72 win over the No. 3 Jayhawks in the Big 12 semifinals.
Perry Jones III carried No. 11 Baylor and Elijah Johnson powered third-ranked Kansas to wins Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals.
Thomas Robinson was strong at both ends of the court Saturday, providing 25 points and 14 rebounds for No. 4 Kansas in its 73-63 win over Texas.
Tyshawn Taylor pumped in 27 points Monday and fourth-ranked Kansas claimed the Big 12 Conference crown with a 70-58 victory over Oklahoma State.
Tyshawn Taylor's free throws with 8 seconds left in overtime Saturday provided the difference for No. 5 Kansas in its 87-86 win over third-ranked Missouri.
A 21-point effort from Elijah Johnson pushed No. 5 Kansas to a big lead Wednesday and the Jayhawks fought off a late comeback bid to down Texas A&M 66-58.