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Sunday, March 23, 2014
Five things: Stanford stuns Kansas

By Mitch Sherman

ST. LOUIS -- Stanford upset Kansas 60-57 in the NCAA tournament on Sunday at the Scottrade Center, punching a ticket to the Sweet 16 for the Cardinal behind a stifling defensive effort.

Stanford's size and deliberate play frustrated second-seeded KU from the start. The young Jayhawks never recovered, leading to another untimely March exit that sends the 10th-seeded Cardinal to Memphis to face No. 11 Dayton on Thursday.

Here are five key points from Stanford's 23rd victory of the season: