- Kansas Sports -
It took three overtimes for No. 1 Kansas to prevail against No. 2 Oklahoma, 109-106, in one of the finest regular-season contests in the steeped tradition of Jayhawk basketball on Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
“It’s the toughest game I’ve ever played. We never stopped fighting,” Ellis added.
“I told our guys this ... ‘This is a big game. This isn’t the only big game we’ll have this year because the league is too good. You’ll have other games of national implications that also happen in February and some happen in early March,” coach Bill Self said.
Monday’s game was the third triple overtime game in KU history. There have been two quadruple OT games.
In this, an age of short-term memory and knee-jerk reactions, to even ponder if this, Kansas' 109-106 triple overtime win over Oklahoma, was the best one played in the hallowed halls of Allen Fieldhouse seems borderline blasphemous. But ... what if it was?
Oklahoma's triple overtime thriller at Kansas was so epic that you may have missed out on these nuggets of info from the game.
Kansas players Perry Ellis, Devonté Graham and Frank Mason III react to the Jayhawks' crazy, triple-overtime victory over Oklahoma.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self marvels at the display put on by the No. 1-ranked Jayhawks and No. 2 Oklahoma after KU's 109-106, triple-overtime victory at Allen Fieldhouse.
A number of Kansas fans gave Hield a standing ovation following his postgame interview with ESPN.
Kansas and Oklahoma needed three overtimes to figure this one out, the first 1-2 game to go to multiple OTs since NC State beat UCLA at the 1974 Final Four.
For the second time in the past three games, Kansas women's basketball will face a nationally-ranked opponent when No. 4 Baylor comes to Lawrence.
- College Sports -
I noticed Monday afternoon that there's still one voter who has Providence all the way down at No. 17. And, wouldn't you know it, that wild Soren Petro is at it again.
- Professional Sports -
Monday brought a sense of tragic comic relief, then, as the Browns official team calendar sported a piece of trivia that was depressingly awkward and a touch ironic.