Kansas basketball

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The University of Kansas men's basketball team edged Providence University to advance to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament.

KU guard Remy Martin, who played off the bench, led the Jayhawks in scoring with 23 points.

Early in the matchup, Martin carried the team

scoring 13 of the Jayhawks' early points

Forward Jalen Wilson was the second-leading scorer in the game with 16 points.

The Jayhawks were dominant on defense in the first half, holding the Friars to just 17 points and posting seven blocks as a team.

Ochai Agbaji and Mitch Lighfoot, both Kansas City natives, combined for nine blocks in the game.