Kansas Cruises Past Tar Heels To Title Game

What Roy Williams needed was a comeback for the ages. What he got was a disappointing dose of payback -- a chance to see what it feels like when Kansas breaks his heart.

The Jayhawks left their old coach in the dust Saturday night, getting 25 points and seven rebounds from Brandon Rush to stave off a ferocious comeback by North Carolina for an 84-66 victory in the national semifinals.

Kansas moved within a win of its first national championship since 1988, the year before Williams began his storied 15-year tenure in Lawrence -- one that ended when he jilted Kansas for his alma mater.

The Jayhawks will play Memphis, an earlier 78-63 winner over UCLA, in the title game Monday.

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  • by Anonymous on Apr 8, 2008 at 05:11 AM
    State fan below. How in the world can you say HAA:HAHHAHHAHAHAHHAHAH?????????????????
  • by state fan on Apr 6, 2008 at 02:41 PM
  • by David Location: Tar Heel Born on Apr 6, 2008 at 05:58 AM
    Let's see. Coping with loss. Black shirt. Black pants, Black shoes. Small Carolina Blue ribbon to remember Eve Carson. Occasional thought of Duke's early departure... Dreaming of Tyler staying one more year... I can make it through the day.
  • by Brian on Apr 5, 2008 at 08:16 PM
    Roy finally decides to call a timeout after Kansas is 28pts ahead. Tyler will not pass the ball. Tries to shoot everytime with 3 or 4 people on him. Played Thomas way to much.

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