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KU vs. Michigan State Louisville vs. Arizona March 27 winter storm The day in photos, March 27, 2009
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Michigan State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
Sherron Collins
Brady Morningstar
Total 60
Other than Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich, which Jayhawk will have the best game against Michigan State?

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Brady Morningstar
Marcus Morris
Mario Little
Tyrel Reed
Total 27
How much snow will we get in Lawrence with this storm?

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Response Percent
3-5 inches
1-3 inches
The sun’s going to break out any minute now.
Less than an inch.
7+ inches
5-7 inches
Just ice.
Total 202

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Overland Park man arrested in shooting incident near KU campus
2:06 a.m., March 26, 2009 Updated 8:30 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A 22-year-old Overland Park man has been arrested in connection with a triple shooting just before 2 a.m. today near the Kansas University campus, Lawrence police said.
10:00 a.m.
Randy Towner visits the Lawrence Memorial Park gravesite of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, Wednesday, March 25, 2009. Towner used to run with a group including KU coach Roy Williams, who would often stop by the Naismith gravesite for a little luck before KU basketball games. As Sweet 16 looms, some superstitious fans take special measures
March 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
It’s do or die for the Kansas men’s basketball team. As the Jayhawks head to Indianapolis for their Sweet 16 matchup against Michigan State on Friday, it’s prompting superstitious fans to pull out their strange traditions.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Mario Little extends long to grab a few items to autograph from fans following the Jayhawks' practice Thursday, March 26, 2009 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. From left are Brent Huelsman, Indianapolis, brothers Ben Kocher, 7, and Charles Kocher, 12,  of Shelbyville, Indiana, and Alec Leggio, 18, of Bloomington, Indiana. KU fans look to make good memories of games in Indianapolis
March 26, 2009
Mike Earhart is back for some redemption. The last time he came to Indianapolis to cheer on the Kansas Jayhawks was 1991. That didn’t turn out so well, as KU lost to Duke, 72-65, in the national championship game.
6:19 p.m.
A full lobby of Jayhawks huddle together as T-shirts are tossed into the crowd from the balcony of the Omni Hotel prior to tipoff against Michigan State on Friday in Indianapolis. FINAL: Michigan State uses late comeback to take down KU, 67-62
6:08 p.m., March 27, 2009 Updated 1:37 a.m.
The Spartans finished the game on a 12-2 run, ending the Jayhawks’ season in the Sweet 16.

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Live weather updates: KDOT phone number, Web site responding slowly, if at all
5-10” of snow expected in Lawrence
12:27 a.m., March 27, 2009 Updated 10:18 p.m.
A winter storm watch is in effect for Douglas County.
Numbing numbers
Budgeting is a complex business, but the current confusion over cuts in the Kansas higher education budget doesn’t inspire confidence.
March 27, 2009 in print edition on A11
The officials reviewing and negotiating state budget allocations need to get on the same page.