Jayhawks Cruise Past Detroit 65-50

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By Blake Schuster Omaha, Neb. — Normally being grouped with Duke would be a good thing for Kansas basketball, but on a day where the Blue Devils joined Missouri as one of the few #2 seeds to fall to a #15 seed in the NCAA tournament, the Jayhawks wanted no part of that — and they played like it. Kansas rolled over Detroit 65-50 in Friday night’s second round match-up at the CenturyLink Center, setting itself up for a Sunday night bout with Purdue. “We didn’t talk about [the losses] at all or make it a big deal but it did wake us up a little more and gave us energy for the game,” Thomas…

VIDEO: KU VS Detroit Preview

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    #2 Seed Kansas takes on #15 Seed Detroit Friday evening. The Jayhawks arrived Thursday for their final practice before the second round game in Omaha.

Holman Provides Physical Challenge For Jayhawks

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By Blake Schuster His name is Ray McCallum; he is a 6-2 guard, and former McDonald’s All-American, who averages 15.6 points per game and can pass the ball with the precision of a quarterback. He is the name Kansas fans have become familiar with as the Jayhawks prepare for a Friday showdown with Detroit in the second round of the NCAA tournament. He is not who Kansas should fear. His name is Eli Holman. You won’t see him in the starting lineup, but if Detroit is going to give Kansas a run, Holman will be a large reason why. The 2012 Horizon League 6th Man of the Year, who was originally recruited to Indiana by…