How to beat the Kansas Jayhawks
Doubling Thomas Robinson, spreading the floor on offense are keys
Remember when this was thought to be a "down year" for the Kansas Jayhawks? By now Bill Self's team has dispelled any such notions and again proved itself among the nation's best. Just two victories stand between the Jayhawks and a national title.
For all they have achieved and for all of its talent and proven strength, KU is not without its weaknesses. If the Ohio State Buckeyes want to halt the Jayhawks' run, they will have to exploit a few of them in New Orleans.
While OSU coach Thad Matta likely doesn't need any help in this regard, after watching from courtside as the Jayhawks emerged from the Midwest Region and eyeballing them all season before that -- and for seven seasons prior, come to think of it -- I have a few suggestions on how to take down Kansas in the Final Four.
1. Solve the Thomas Robinson puzzle
To read the full story from Fran Fraschilla, plus get all of ESPN Insider's college basketball content, sign up today and become an Insider.
2012 NCAA Tournament on Insider
Title game preview
Gasaway: UK's Davis ranks among greats
Bracket Predictor: Final Four, title picks
Lunardi Tourney Tips
Profiles on all 68 teams
The Experts Blog
Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla, Joe Lunardi and Jay Williams offer their opinions.
The Bilas Blog
Insights from the mind of the College Gameday analyst.
Chad Ford breaks down top NBA prospects.
Mock Draft 2.0: Davis is No. 1