With an opportunity to lock up an outright Big 12 title Saturday, the Kansas basketball team leaned on some of its players off of the bench in a 77-67 victory over Texas at the Frank Erwin Center.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self fields questions from the media following a big night from backup big man Dwight Coleby in a 77-67 Kansas victory that wrapped up an outright Big 12 championship for the Jayhawks.
Kansas forward Dwight Coleby has had moments during his short KU career when his play positively impacted a game. But none of them were like this. By Matt Tait
Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks have experienced more hostile environments and found ways to slow down more dynamic lineups, while tangling with some of the nation’s top teams over the course of this season. By Benton Smith
There were no trophies, no hugs and smiles, no celebratory video and, really, no hubbub at all. By Matt Tait
The No. 3-ranked Kansas Jayhawks already can call themselves Big 12 champions for the 13th consecutive season. But KU (25-3 overall, 13-2 Big 12) can claim the title outright with a Saturday evening victory at Texas (10-18, 4-11).