The play called for the ball to go to Josh Jackson in the post and it did, where two defenders quickly crowded him. Thinking and acting quickly, as is his way, Jackson whistled the ball to Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk for a wide-open 3 that he hit late to help Kansas score a 74-71 victory over Kansas State in a battle played in front of 12,528 rowdy witnesses. “Biggest shot of the game,” Kansas coach Bill Self said of the Svi 3 that broke a tie with 2:34 left. Kansas led the rest of the way. By Tom Keegan
Monday night, during KU's 74-71 victory over Kansas State in Manhattan, the signs were out, the students were loud and the sounds of “Sandstorm” threatened to melt the faces off of everyone in the building during the frantic final few minutes. And the Jayhawks loved every minute of it. By Matt Tait
Kansas, of all places, is fast becoming a popular destination for college football prospects from the state of Louisiana.