SI’s college basketball preview is out with covers featuring Cody Zeller (Indiana), Elijah Johnson (Kansas), Peyton Siva (Louisville) and Brandon Triche (Syracuse). (Todd Rosenberg/SI, Indiana; David E. Klutho/SI, Kansas; John W. McDonough/SI, Louisville; Dennis Wierzbicki/US Presswire, Syracuse)

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Kansas Coach Larry Brown runs a Jayhawks practice during the 1988 season. Brown went 135-44 in five seasons with the Jayhawks, including a national championship in 1988. Current Kansas coach Bill Self is currently in his 10th year as Kansas coach and according to SI’s Rob Dauster, the Jayhawks are contenders again this season. (AP)
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Kansas Coach Larry Brown runs a Jayhawks practice during the 1988 season. Brown went 135-44 in five seasons with the Jayhawks, including a national championship in 1988. Current Kansas coach Bill Self is currently in his 10th year as Kansas coach and according to SI’s Rob Dauster, the Jayhawks are contenders again this season. (AP)

DAUSTER: Self has Kansas in line for another big season
GALLERY: Larry Brown Through the Years

Oklahoma is on quite an offensive roll in advance of next week’s game with defensive-minded Notre Dame. The Sooners cruised against the Jayhawks, as Landry Jones completed 20-of-30 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns. Six Oklahoma receivers, including Justin Brown (pictured), tallied double-digit receiving yardage totals. (AP)
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Oklahoma is on quite an offensive roll in advance of next week’s game with defensive-minded Notre Dame. The Sooners cruised against the Jayhawks, as Landry Jones completed 20-of-30 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns. Six Oklahoma receivers, including Justin Brown (pictured), tallied double-digit receiving yardage totals. (AP)

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Kansas forward Paul Pierce celebrates after defeating Oklahoma to win the 1998 Big 12 Tournament. This year’s Jayhawks squad is ranked No. 7 in Luke Winn’s preseason rankings, as guards Elijah Johnson, Ben McLemore and Travis Releford will make life hellish for opposing backcourts. (AP)
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Kansas forward Paul Pierce celebrates after defeating Oklahoma to win the 1998 Big 12 Tournament. This year’s Jayhawks squad is ranked No. 7 in Luke Winn’s preseason rankings, as guards Elijah Johnson, Ben McLemore and Travis Releford will make life hellish for opposing backcourts. (AP)

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Terrance Jones flushes home a dunk during Monday’s national championship game against Kansas. Jones recorded nine points and seven rebounds as the Wildcats defeated the Jayhawks 67-59. (John W. McDonough/SI)
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Terrance Jones flushes home a dunk during Monday’s national championship game against Kansas. Jones recorded nine points and seven rebounds as the Wildcats defeated the Jayhawks 67-59. (John W. McDonough/SI)

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WINN: A spectacular freshman class leads Kentucky past Kansas
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Kentucky forward Anthony Davis poses during a March 2012 SI photo shoot. Davis led  the Wildcats to a Final Four victory over Louisville on Saturday and has a chance for a national title tonight against Kansas. (Al Tielemans/SI)
STAPLES: Kentucky’s facade cracked after eliminating LouisvilleGLOCKNER: Self and Calipari have a chance to write historyGALLERY: SI’s best photos from the 2012 Final Four

Kentucky forward Anthony Davis poses during a March 2012 SI photo shoot. Davis led  the Wildcats to a Final Four victory over Louisville on Saturday and has a chance for a national title tonight against Kansas. (Al Tielemans/SI)

STAPLES: Kentucky’s facade cracked after eliminating Louisville
GLOCKNER: Self and Calipari have a chance to write history
GALLERY: SI’s best photos from the 2012 Final Four

This week, SI has three regional covers as fans prepare for this weekend’s Final Four. The cover boys are Ohio State’s Aaron Craft, Kentucky’s Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Kansas’ Tyshawn Taylor. (OSU: Damian Strohmeyer/SI; Kentucky: Greg Nelson/SI; Kansas: David E. Klutho/SI)

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Paul Pierce (34) and Ryan Robertson celebrate as they leave the game in the final minute of the 1998 Big 12 Tournament championship. Pierce led the way with 26 points as the Jayhawks defeated the Sooners, 72-58. Kansas will face Ohio State in the national semifinal on Saturday. (AP Photo/Kerwin Plevka)
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Paul Pierce (34) and Ryan Robertson celebrate as they leave the game in the final minute of the 1998 Big 12 Tournament championship. Pierce led the way with 26 points as the Jayhawks defeated the Sooners, 72-58. Kansas will face Ohio State in the national semifinal on Saturday. (AP Photo/Kerwin Plevka)

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VIDEO: Bill Self joyous after Kansas defeats North Carolina
MANDEL: Kansas celebrates unexpected trip to Final Four
WINN: A first look at powerful Final Four in New Orleans

Members of the North Carolina bench watch the final seconds of their season tick down during Sunday’s 80-67 loss to Kansas. Kentucky, Louisville and Ohio State will join the Jayhawks in the Final Four. (David E Klutho/SI)
MANDEL: Self’s brilliant move helps Kansas stop UNCWINN: "Russ-diculous" rally saves LouisvilleSTAPLES: Kentucky enjoys smooth ride to Final FourGLOCKNER: Ohio State survives tumultuous season

Members of the North Carolina bench watch the final seconds of their season tick down during Sunday’s 80-67 loss to Kansas. Kentucky, Louisville and Ohio State will join the Jayhawks in the Final Four. (David E Klutho/SI)

MANDEL: Self’s brilliant move helps Kansas stop UNC
WINN: "Russ-diculous" rally saves Louisville
STAPLES: Kentucky enjoys smooth ride to Final Four
GLOCKNER: Ohio State survives tumultuous season

This 1996 photo illustration of Kansas’ Paul Pierce was created by legendary SI photographer Walter Iooss Jr. The Jayhawks are projected as a No. 1 seed in Andy Glockner’s latest tournament projection. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
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This 1996 photo illustration of Kansas’ Paul Pierce was created by legendary SI photographer Walter Iooss Jr. The Jayhawks are projected as a No. 1 seed in Andy Glockner’s latest tournament projection. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

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