The question was so far from the typical postgame query that it seemed to catch Kansas coach Bill Self off guard: How important is it for teams to have fun?
After one of his team's worst performances in years, Bill Self likened the Kansas team he put on the floor Wednesday night to ones fielded by Dr. James Naismith back when the school was playing games against the Topeka YMCA.
Charlie Weis was quick to tweet his support of the Jayhawks when they punched their ticket to the national championship game. It was no surprise. The recently hired football coach has been a public supporter of the program from the moment he arrived on campus.
Same story, new night for Kansas. The team that's been teetering on the edge of the tournament since before it even began is now one of the last two left.
The tightrope walk rocks on for the Jayhawks.
The last time Baylor coach Scott Drew brought a team into Allen Fieldhouse, he led them off the court and into a tunnel after his players had been introduced.
Thomas Robinson had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Travis Releford hit two big free throws and the No. 14 Jayhawks made the big plays down the stretch to hold off pesky Georgetown 67-63 in the first round of the Maui Invitational on Monday night.