NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament First Round-Howard vs Kansas

Mar 16, 2023; Des Moines, IA, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Dajuan Harris Jr. (3) dribbles the ball against the Howard Bison during the first half at Wells Fargo Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

DES MOINES -- Kansas point guard Dajuan Harris was helped to the locker room with a right ankle injury with 3:07 left in the first half of the Jayhawks' NCAA Tournament second-round game against Arkansas on Saturday.

Harris left his feet to challenge a 10-foot baseline jumper by Arkansas' Nick Smith Jr. and came down out of bounds on two feet, but rocked back into a photographer seated under the basket and rolled his right ankle.

Kansas led the game 29-22 when Harris exited to the tunnel and began walking under his own power.

Harris, a redshirt junior, started for the 2022 national championship team and was the 2023 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

--Field Level Media

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