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Jayhawks Dunk UNC, Advance to Final Four and the Crowd Goes Wild!!


DT-LAW-FINAL-FOUR KU fans pour into downtown Lawrence as Jayhawks advance to Final Four. (Photo by No. 1 Jayhawk Fan Tracey Alderson)

The Kansas Jayhawks got top-flight performances from their powerful duo of Tyshawn Taylor and Thomas Robinson and defeated North Carolina 80-to-67 to advance to the NCAA's Final Four.  It's the 14th time KU has made the Final Four in school history -- and the second time under Coach Bill Self. The Jayhawks will now head to New Orleans for their first trip to the Final Four since winning the National Title in 2008.  Robinson had 18 points and nine rebounds.  But Taylor came through in a big way, leading KU with 22 points, six rebounds, five steals and five assists.  The senior from Hoboken, New Jersey, made 10-of-19 shots from the field on his way to his 22 points.  Kansas will now turn its attention to Ohio State for a Saturday evening matchup in the National Semifinals. The Jayhawks defeated the Buckeyes 78-to-67 in Lawrence last December, but Ohio state was without one of its best players during that game.

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