The Jayhawks defeated Kentucky, 90-84, in overtime Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, but they didn’t do so without some struggles. KU made 30 free throws but missed 17. Perry Ellis (10 points, nine rebounds, 31 minutes because of foul trouble) was 8-of-13 at the line. By Gary Bedore
Frank Mason III fired up a half-court shot that almost won Saturday’s Kansas-Kentucky game in regulation.
In the area of coaching defense, Bill Self takes pride in the shiny staples in his toolbox. Motivational tools, instructive tools, video tools, all employed to tweak his helping man-to-man defense in just the right way for that night's opponent. And then there is that roll of duct tape hidden under a pile in the corner of the toolbox. By Tom Keegan
Saturday night, following his team's 90-84, overtime loss to Kansas during his first crack as a head coach inside Allen Fieldhouse, Kentucky coach John Calipari opened by dropping phrases like, “I'm sick to my stomach,” and “I'm still hacked off that we lost,” and then shared a story about a pre-game conversation that came eerily close to coming true. By Matt Tait
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self rehashes the Jayhawks' overtime victory against fellow blue blood Kentucky, and says while KU labored offensively much of the night, the players got KU the needed result.
Kansas guards Wayne Selden Jr., Frank Mason III and Devonté Graham describe how the Jayhawks battled back to defeat Kentucky in overtime at Allen Fieldhouse.