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KU vs. KSU Jayhawk fans at the pregame pep rally People and Places, March 13, 2010
Assuming Duke is the fourth No. 1 seed, which team do you not want to see as a No. 2 seed in KU's bracket?

Poll results

Response Percent
Kansas State
West Virginia
Ohio State
New Mexico
Total 3067
Which Morris twin will score more points against Kansas State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Marcus Morris
Markieff Morris
Total 68

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins, second from right, celebrates with teammates Cole Aldrich, right, Elijah Johnson and C.J. Henry in the closing minutes of the Jayhawks' 79-66 win over Texas A&M on Friday in Kansas City, Mo. FINAL: Fired-up KU takes down A&M, 79-66
5:16 p.m., March 12, 2010 Updated 10:13 p.m.
The Jayhawks used a 16-0 second-half run to pull away, advancing to Saturday’s Big 12 championship game.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins is all smiles heading back to the huddle during a timeout against Texas A&M in the second half on March 12 in Kansas City, Mo. Note to ’Cats: Don’t get ‘chippy’
March 13, 2010 in print edition on 1C
We’ll find out how smart a basketball team Kansas State is tonight in the Big 12 tournament finals in Sprint Center.
10:00 a.m.
Dan Affalter will be the grand marshal for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade this year through downtown Lawrence. Affalter led the city’s first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 1988, but not as grand marshal; instead, he was a police motorcycle escort. He was with the Lawrence Police Department for 33 years. Longtime Lawrence police leader, and Lawrence native, to lead this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Dan Affalter remembers the first St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Lawrence in 1988. He led the parade, but not as a participant. He was a police motorcycle escort for the parade and remembers the snow he had to ride through to get the parade going.
2:00 p.m.
The Kansas Senate passed a bill banning smoking statewide on Tuesday. In this file photo, a resident is pictured smoking a cigar outdoors. Parkinson signs statewide smoking ban into law
11:00 a.m., March 12, 2010 Updated 4:34 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Asked about the new ban’s provision that could remove smoking areas in downtown Lawrence, Parkinson said he sympathizes with businesses adversely affected by government regulations, but said state officials have to focus on the “greater good.”
5:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins stretches prior to tipoff against Kansas State in the Big 12 championship game Saturday in Kansas City, Mo. FINAL: Kings of the Big 12! KU takes conference title with 72-64 victory over KSU
4:25 p.m., March 13, 2010 Updated 8:52 p.m.
Marcus Morris scored 18 points, while Tyrel Reed added 15 as the Jayhawks defeated the Wildcats for the third time this season. Collins was named the tournament MVP.

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Lincoln lessons
Lawrence and Kansas University should take a hard look at the successful efforts to curb high-risk drinking among young people in Lincoln, Neb.
March 13, 2010 in print edition on B6
Judging from the experience of the University of Nebraska and its hometown of Lincoln, it would be wrong for Lawrence and Kansas University officials to think they can’t make a difference when it comes to underage and excessive alcohol consumption.