March 22, 2008
Self, KU know UNLV will be a tough out
You don't have to remind No. 4 ranked Kansas (32-3) just how important Saturdays second round matchup against UNLV (25-7) really is. By defeating the Runnin' Rebels, the Jayhawks would advance to the Sweet 16 for the second straight season. Most importantly, a win on Saturday would move Kansas one-step closer to it's ultimately goal, which is winning a National Championship.
During last years run though the NCAA Tournament, Lon Krueger and his Runnin' Rebels knocked off No. 2 seed Wisconsin. While much has changed since that time, the Jayhawks are aware that UNLV has the potential to knock them out of the tournament before it really gets started.
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