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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo, Michigan head coach Kim Barnes Arico directs her team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. The outbreak of the coronavirus brought the sports world — the whole world, really — to a screeching halt, and that includes the crucial recruiting period for college coaches that were putting the finishing touches on their 2020 classes while laying the all-important groundwork for next year's classes. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

'There's no blueprint' - Virus upends college recruiting

Mar. 30, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women's Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. They intended to take advantage of a full week off before the NCAA Tournament by making visiting as many potential recruits as possible. “That was our...

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2019, file photo, Dayton forward Obi Toppin (1) knocks the ball away from Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lahaina, Hawaii. Kansas and Dayton were headed toward earning No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament, so any meeting would have to be in the Final Four or national championship game. What a rematch it would be. The Jayhawks and Flyers played a high-level game at the Maui Invitational, won 90-84 in overtime by Kansas. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia, File)

The marquee NCAA Tournament matchups that could have been

Mar. 19, 2020 2:15 AM EDT

Seton Hall's Myles Powell and Marquette's Markus Howard went head to head during the regular season in a pair of games befitting two of college basketball's most dynamic players. The potential for a third meeting washed away with the cancellation of the Big East tournament, then NCAA Tournament. Fear of the...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2019, file photo, Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) blocks a shot by East Tennessee State forward Vonnie Patterson (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan. Azubuike was selected to the Associated Press All-Big 12 first team announced Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Azubuike was also named the AP Big 12 Player of the Year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Kansas' Azubuike AP Big 12 player of year, Drew top coach

Mar. 10, 2020 12:39 PM EDT

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year, with the 7-foot senior averaging a double-double for the regular season conference champion and top-ranked Jayhawks. Azubuike and Kansas sophomore guard Devon Dotson were the only unanimous picks for the AP All-Big 12 first team...

Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 1 Kansas, No. 5 Baylor headline Big 12 tournament

Mar. 10, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas hasn't lost since Baylor stunned the Jayhawks in Allen Fieldhouse in January, that run of excellence driving coach Bill Self's squad to another regular-season Big 12 title and the top seed in the conference tournament. Better not let that winning streak end any...

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) steals the ball from TCU guard PJ Fuller, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Best player? In college basketball, that's still unclear

Mar. 9, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

The unpredictability of the college basketball season has led to uncertainty as to which team is truly the nation's best, and that has made for a murky race for national player of the year honors. There’s no one like last year with Zion Williamson, a runaway choice for The Associated Press national player...

Kansas' Ochai Agbaji (30) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 1 Kansas outright Big 12 champ after 66-62 win at Tech

Mar. 7, 2020 6:12 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 1 Kansas had the outright Big 12 title wrapped up before going back on the court after halftime. The Jayhawks then finished off something that hadn't been done in the conference in a decade. Devon Dotson scored 17 points while Udoka Azubuike had 15 points and 11 rebounds as the...

Kansas head coach Bill Self questions a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas objects to NCAA charges in response to allegations

Mar. 5, 2020 9:10 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas forcefully objected to charges that its storied men's basketball program, currently No. 1 in the nation, and its football programs had committed significant violations tied primarily to recruiting when it issued its formal response to the NCAA's notice of...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) gets past TCU forward Jaedon LeDee, right, for a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Azubuike scores career-high 31, No. 1 Kansas beats TCU 75-66

Mar. 4, 2020 10:59 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Imagine what Kansas center Udoka Azubuike would have accomplished against TCU on Wednesday night if he was healthy. Or if he made his free throws. The bruising 7-foot center walked gingerly into Allen Fieldhouse on his sore ankle for his final home game and proceeded to score a...

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) makes a basket in front of Kansas State guard DaJuan Gordon (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

No. 1 KU loses Azubuike to injury in 62-58 win over K-State

Feb. 29, 2020 4:49 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Devon Dotson shared a laugh with Kansas State counterpart Cartier Diarra at mid-court as the final seconds ticked own on the top-ranked Jayhawks' nip-and-tuck victory at Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday. Talk about a different ending from their game in Allen Fieldhouse last...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) rebounds between Oklahoma State guards Isaac Likekele (13) and Lindy Waters III (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KU routs Oklahoma State 83-58 in first game back at No. 1

Feb. 24, 2020 11:56 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — When shots aren't falling early, Kansas can always rely on defense and Doke. Udoka Azubuike had 19 points and 16 rebounds, the Jayhawks shut down Oklahoma State long enough for their offense to come alive in the second half, and coach Bill Self's team rolled to an 83-58 victory over...