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Kansas rallied back to outscore Miami 47-15 in the second half en route to a 76-50 win, with the Hurricanes living in foul trouble. Sam Waardenburg, Charlie Moore, and Jordan Miller all missed time, and Kansas abused the small Miami lineup inside. Mitch Lightfoot was on top of eve WVU vs. Pitt Rivalry Gear ry Hurricane drive, while Kansas star Ochai Agbaji came alive, finishing with 18 points.
David McCormack looked unguardable at times, and Kansas' paint advantage led to a 59 percent shooting clip in the second half. It came down to Kansas having more depth and more talent than Miam Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus clothes i, and although the first half played out exactly how the Hurricanes needed, once the snowball started rolling downhill in the second half Miami simply couldn't stop it.
Kansas has punched its ticket to New Orleans, where it will play Villanova.
Kansas vs. Miami score
Kansas vs. Miami live updates, highlights from 2022 March Madness
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4:38 p.m. — Kansas closes it out to advance to the Final Four, winning 76-50.
4:32 p.m. — Mitch Lightfoot is a menace in the paint. Every time Miami drives inside he's lurking behind the on-ball defender.
4:25 p.m. — Kansas throws an exclamation point to make it 70-49. First Ochai Agbaji throws down a dunk on the backdoor, then an alley-oop further drives the point home with 3:23 left. Kansas is rolling through now.
4:18 p.m. — Miami simply can't guard Kansas inside. Jordan Miller now has four fouls with only two points, and Kansas is constantly attacking Miami in the paint. Kansas is now up 65-46, and is wearing down the Hurricanes.
4:04 p.m. — Miami's issues with foul trouble continue. After Charlie Moore missed much of the first half with two fouls, Sam Waardenburg is on the bench with four fouls. The already shallow rotation of the Hurricanes is a bit shallower down the stretch. 54-42 Kansas after an Ochai Agbaji three with just over 10 minutes left.
3:51 p.m. — Kansas is cooking with gas now. David McCormack is heading to the free throw line with an and-1 opportunity to make a 10-0 run for Kansas. As it stands, Kansas is up 47-40 over Miami after trailing at the half, having outscored them 18-5 so far in the second half. Larrañaga will undoubtedly be looking to slow the Hurricanes down.
3:45 p.m. — What a sequence! Jalen Wi Cedar Crest Falcons shirt lson makes a terrific layup inside to tie the game at 38 before Isaiah Wong shows some flexibility to get Miami a bucket and a 40-38 lead. Kansas' Christian Braun then scores five straight including a three to go up 43-40. Buckle up folks, the beginning of this half is promising a heck of a finish.
3:40 p.m. — Good start for Kansas out of the half, as David McCormack looks to take over. Miami has started the half sloppy with some turnovers and Kansas has cut the lead to 35-34 under two minutes into the half.
3:38 p.m. — Bill Self on Kameron McGusty: "[Kansas] has got to deny [ Drake Bulldogs shirt McGusty] the ball. They're standing around letting him do whatever he wants."
3:35 p.m. — We're about to be back, as Kansas looks to come back from a six-point hole. It will have to lean on its stars to do so and try to slow back down to control the pace again. That's easier said than done against a Miami team that has also looked comfortable in the halfcourt game, but both teams have been sloppy going up-tempo.
Halftime: Miami 35, Kansas 29
3:15 p.m. — A few turnovers end the half with Miami taking a 35-29 point lead into the half. Kameron McGusty has been the difference maker for Miami with 14 points, while Kansas is looking for more out of Ochai Agbaji and Remy Martin (six points each). Miami coach Jim Larrañaga's message has been simple: "Run faster." It shows early as Kansas is struggling to keep up with the pace.
3:12 p.m. — Miami gets discombobulated by a great stop and pop in transition from Remy Martin to bring Kansas back within two with 1:22 left in the half. Miami is up 31-29, but Martin has six points and is 3 of 6 from the floor.
3:05 p.m. — These teams Michigan vs. Ohio State Rivalry Jerseys continue to trade buckets, with Isaiah Wong finding Sam Waardenburg with a beautiful drive and dish to put MIami up 29-27 with 3:34 left.
2:57 p.m. — Kameron McGusty elicits another Kansas timeout with two straight made jumpers, putting Miami up 24- Kentucky vs. Louisville Rivalry Jerseys 21. McGusty has been nothing short of outstanding so far this afternoon.
2:50 p.m. — An extremely sloppy stretch ends with a David McCormack and-1 to put Kansas up 21-20. Miami should be trying to slow down the pace to combat some turnover-heavy basketball.
2:42 p.m. — Yet another lead change here in the first 10 minutes, as Kameron McGusty has helped bring Miami to life. His latest jumper gives the Hurricanes a 15-14 lead before play is stopped for a bleeding player with 11:45 left in the first half.
2:37 p.m. — After a lengthy review, Miami's Jordan Miller gets a Flagrant 1 for hooking Mitch Lightfoot. Lightfoot misses both free throws but scores on the ensuing possession, putting Kansas up 12-11 with 14 minutes left in the half.
2:28 p.m. — Kansas takes the lead (briefly) by continuing to move in transition, as Christian Braun throws down a dunk with authority. Miami answers to make it 9-9 before a Kansas turnover takes things to the first TV timeout.
2:25 p.m. — Miami's guards are off to a strong start, with Charlie Moore hitting a few nice floaters and Isai Kentucky vs. Louisville Rivalry Gear ah Wong hitting a stepback three. Miami leads 7-4 with just under 17 minutes in the first half.
2:22 p.m. — We are underway, with Kansas controlling the tip.
What channel is Kansas vs. Miami on today?
- TV channel: CBS
- Live stream: NCAA March Madness Live, fuboTV
College basketball fans can watch Kansas vs. Miami on CBS. The network will also air North Carolina vs. Saint Peter's on Sunday.
March Madness schedule 2022
Full list of games for Sunday, March 27
|Game||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Miami||2:20 p.m.||CBS|
|No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 15 Saint Peter's||5:05 p.m.||CBS|