Kansas men’s basketball will face Seton Hall in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
Seton Hall (8) defeated North Carolina State (9) on Thursday, 94-83, to earn a date with the Jayhawks (1). The two will face off back in Wichita, Kan. on Saturday, March 17.
Kansas defeated Penn (16) earlier on Thursday, 76-60. The Jayhawks struggled out of the gate, once trailing by 10 points, but took a halftime lead and never looked back.
Seton Hall finished the regular season tied for third in the Big East with a 10-8 record in conference play. The team suffered a quarterfinals exit in the Big East Tournament after losing to Butler.
Kansas is coming off a 14th consecutive season with a least a share of the Big 12 regular season title. The Jayhawks defeated West Virginia to win the Big 12 Tournament on March 10, completing the conference title sweep in 2018.
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