NCAA Tournament

March 17, 2014 10:17 PM

Kansas has to buy time until injured center Joel Embiid is back

On the surface, the absence of center Joel Embiid feels crippling. But dig deeper, and the numbers paint a slightly more optimistic picture for No. 2 seed Kansas, which will open the NCAA Tournament against No. 15 Eastern Kentucky at 3:10 p.m. Friday in St. Louis.

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