Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Travis Releford poured in a game-high 22
points, as Kansas used a strong second half to secure its third straight Sweet
16 appearance with a 70-58 victory over North Carolina on Sunday in South
Regional action at the Sprint Center.
Jeff Withey registered a double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds, while
Kevin Young added 10 points and nine boards for the Jayhawks (31-5), who
knocked off North Carolina in last year's Midwest Regional final en route to
their runner-up finish in the NCAA Tournament.
The top-seeded Jayhawks will next face No. 4 seed Michigan in the South
Regional semifinals on Friday.
P.J. Hairston led the Tar Heels (25-11) with 15 points and nine rebounds,
while James Michael McAdoo donated 11 points and six boards for North
Carolina, which was looking to reach the Sweet 16 for an NCAA-record 25th time
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