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Kansas, Texas heading to Tulsa for NCAA Tournament

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: March 13, 2011 at 5:29 pm •  Published: March 13, 2011
The NCAA Tournament field is being announced, and the Kansas Jayhawks are headed for Tulsa. They'll be joined on Friday in the BOK Center by the Texas Longhorns -- giving the BOK Center the Big 12's top two teams.

Another team with a strong local connection will be in Tulsa, too -- the Memphis Tigers, who compete in Conference USA with the University of Tulsa.

They're among 68 teams in an event that’s become known as March Madness because of dramatic finishes that often feature small schools battling – and sometimes defeating – their better known powerhouses.

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