Darnell Jackson signs his name to a poster held by a group of children at Allen Fieldhouse. The KU team left Lawrence on Tuesday for the trip to San Jose, Calif.
Jayhawk fans wave goodbye to the men's basketball team as they leave Allen Fieldhouse to catch a plane to California. The KU team left Lawrence Tuesday headed for San Jose, Calif., for a game Thursday against Southern Illinois in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA's Road to the Final Four.
Jaclyn Honn, 5, right, waits to get her basketball autographed by KU players as they leave Allen Fieldhouse headed for California. In the background at left are a group of students from the Children's Learning Center.
Olivia Rice, 5, Lawrence, right, holds the door open for KU basketball player Russell Robinson as members of the Jayhawks load up a bus headed to the airport.
KU coach Bill Self signs autographs for young fans as the team leaves Allen Field House to catch a plane to California.