college basketball http://kcur.org en It's Going To Be An Epic Weekend In St. Louis For Kansas Basketball Fans http://kcur.org/post/its-going-be-epic-weekend-st-louis-kansas-basketball-fans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Since Wichita State’s first appearance in the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament 50 years ago, this is the first time that the Shockers, Kansas and Kansas State are at the same site — a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ll three teams will be in action Friday at </span>Scottrade<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center in St. Louis, Mo. And fans who planned early are getting the most bang for their buck.</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:39:29 +0000 Greg Echlin 52994 at http://kcur.org It's Going To Be An Epic Weekend In St. Louis For Kansas Basketball Fans Three Kansas Teams Head To St. Louis For 'Arch Madness' http://kcur.org/post/three-kansas-teams-head-st-louis-arch-madness <p>It will be Arch Madness all over the again in St. Louis, Mo., for three Kansas teams in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.</p><p>The University of Kansas, Kansas State and Wichita State are all bound for St. Louis this weekend, the first weekend of the tournament. When the Kansas Jayhawks lost to Iowa State in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament, coach Bill Self knew the chance of landing a number-one seed in the NCAA tournament was out the window.</p><p>“We’re not going to be a one, so I’m going to tell you it’s definitely better since we’re not going to be a one,” said Self.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:43:16 +0000 Greg Echlin 52749 at http://kcur.org The Madness Of March In KC http://kcur.org/post/madness-march-kc <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;It’s a mad, mad, mad March. And there’s nowhere more crazy about college basketball than Kansas City. From the Sprint Center to Municipal Auditorium, up and down the Power and Light District to living rooms everywhere, college hoops are here.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Today on Central Standard, we tip off a conversation about the tournaments that are dominating our airwaves, namely the NCAA tournament that starts today and includes games later this week here in town, but also a tournament that gets less press but has been in town longer—much longer—the NAIA, whose championship game is tonight.<br><p></p></div><div> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 33750 at http://kcur.org The Madness Of March In KC Will The Tiger Lie Down With The Jayhawk? http://kcur.org/post/will-tiger-lie-down-jayhawk <p>On Saturday, February 25, 2012, a more than 100 year-old tradition will come to an end. It&#39;s a competition that some say has roots in the Civil War era.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Feb 2012 22:23:38 +0000 Kayla Regan 12855 at http://kcur.org Will The Tiger Lie Down With The Jayhawk?