Self's best coaching job? KU doubted all year until Final Four run

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Matt Park, play-by-play - Park just completed his 11th season as the voice of the MI women's basketball team. The Jayhawks will face fellow top seed Villanova in San Antonio on Saturday after snapping a two-game losing skid in the regional finals.

Kansas' Lagerald Vick started the year with a series of strong performances - and then abruptly faded for most of Big 12 play.

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They make just over 10 3's per game, and they're 11th in the country, shooting just over 40 percent from deep which is the highest percentage of all the teams remaining.

Jerry Harkness, analyst - Harkness served as captain of Loyola's 1963 National Championship team, which was inducted to the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013.

They entered the tournament second in the nation in the polls and now have three players in ESPN's top 50 prospects for the upcoming draft. Newman is averaging 22.7 points per game on 54.2 percent shooting in the postseason.

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"If you're going to advance in this tournament you can't be one dimensional", explained Wright, anticipating a Final Four where each team already has an NCAA title in their trophy case. While each team is talented in many areas, both Kansas and Villanova rely heavily on their star power on the perimeter. Their three-shooting should cause issues for opponents too.

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"I'm gonna try. I used to coach (Amateur Athletic Union) up here in Columbus so I know a little bit about it, I've heard good things about it", Cohen says. MI gets another low-seed matchup when it meets the No. 11 seed Loyola-Chicago Ramblers. The Wolverines need to lock in on their quality defense that ranks top 10 in the nation in points allowed.

Loyola-Chicago is the ultimate Cinderella story.

Their scoring will be their biggest issue.

The 2003 Syracuse team, which topped KU in the championship game. People expected Virginia to run through the tournament easily, but instead the team became the first No. 1 seed to be knocked off by a No. 16 seed. The doors will open at 6:30. Yet they still managed to knock off the Jayhawks thanks to stingy defense and near ideal 18-for-19 foul shooting. For the early stages of the 2018 tournament against Radford and Alabama it was with their torrid 3-point shooting. But this hasn't been your typical Kansas team, losing three home games this season, the most since 1999. The Ramblers were also battle tested this tournament. After disposing of Penn State 76-60 in the first round, the Jayhawks have won their next three games all by four points, including a 85-81 win over number two seed Duke in the Elite Eight.

Loyola-Chicago is the long shot, but it has proved it belongs in the Final Four.

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