Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
Thomas Robinson had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead a balanced attack for No. 5 Kansas, which emptied its bench early in an 83-50 rout of overmatched Texas Tech on Saturday night.
About 200 mourners were in the Antioch Baptist Church in snowy Washington, D.C. on Thursday for services for Lisa Robinson, who died unexpectedly of an apparent heart attack at age 43.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson's mother, Lisa, died Friday night of a heart attack, Jayhawks spokesman Chris Theisen confirmed Saturday afternoon.
The biggest story of Day 1 at the Chicago combine was the number of no-shows. However, some prospects made strong impressions, a couple of highly regarded players had rough interviews with teams and an International Man of Mystery emerged.
By picking Kansas, Xavier Henry makes an already stellar squad better, writes Paul Biancardi.
Each team's preparation and approach will be on full display in the first five minutes of Sweet 16 games. Here are the key factors to watch in the South and Midwest.
Each team's preparation and approach will be on full display in the first five minutes of Sweet 16 games. Here are the key factors to watch in the East and West.
No. 6 Kansas 89, Iowa St 52
Mario Chalmers had 18 points, seven assists and six rebounds, leading No. 18 Kansas to an easy 79-65 victory over Nebraska in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament Saturday.