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2018 Schedule
24-9, 1st in Ivy

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Malik Newman on Penn: "Those guys were better than a 16 seed if you ask me." Devonte Graham agreed: "The way they play is hard to guard."


Top-seeded Kansas comes alive, beats Penn 76-60 in NCAAs

Devonte Graham ignited sluggish Kansas midway through the first half, pouring in 29 points and lifting the top-seeded Jayhawks to a tough, grind-it-out 76-60 victory over No. 16 Pennsylvania in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

FINAL: Kansas 76, Penn 60. Quakers jumped out to an early 10-point lead, but once Kansas started getting comfortable on the offensive end, the Jayhawks took over.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mitch Lightfoot has given Kansas really solid production today against Penn with Udoka Azubuike playing only three minutes. Nine points, 11 rebounds, three blocks.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn from the free-throw line: 1-for-8 Penn on layups: 6-for-15 And still only down eight.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Dating back to the 7:03 mark of the first half, Kansas has made 12 of its last 17 shots from the field. Outscoring Penn by 19 points in that span.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

How the landscape of the Midwest region changed over the course of the Penn-Kansas first half.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas ends the half on a 22-5 run to take a seven-point lead going into halftime on 16-seed Penn. Devonte Graham is going off, 19 points in the first half.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.2102nd
Rebounds Per Game37.871st
Assists Per Game15.654th
Points Allowed69.090th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record13-25
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances23