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One Of Kansas' Stars Will Have An Incredible Family Moment At Final 4

Udoka Azubuike's mother watches him play in the Final Four.

One of Kansas' men's basketball players will hopefully be having an incredible family moment at the Final Four in San Antonio on Saturday night.

Jayhawks' star big man Udoka Azubuike, a Nigeria native, was sent to the United States by his mother six years ago. He hasn't seen her since. Azubuike's father died when he was in middle school.

Hopefully, Kansas' big man and his mother are going to be reunited on Saturday night.

Azubuike's mother is scheduled to fly from Africa to the United States so she can be at the game on Saturday night.

"Can you imagine, you've never seen your son play basketball and the first time you do it is in front of 70,000 people?"Bill Self told reporters today.

Unfortunately, there have apparently been a couple of issues with the airline/her flight. Still, the Jayhawks are hopeful that they'll be able to get her to San Antonio in time for the game.

Azubuike, an 18-year-old sophomore, is averaging 13 points and 7 rebounds a game for Kansas this season. He had 9 points and 8 rebounds in the Elite Eight win over Duke on Sunday.

Kansas and Villanova are set to tip off at roughly 8:49 p.m. E.T. on Saturday night. The game will be televised on TBS.