Skid Row is lined with gamblers who flouted conventional wisdom and bet against a winning streak.
The stage is set. The game is here. And thanks to Oklahoma State's upset victory over No. 6 Texas Tech in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on Wednesday night, the 8th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks will take a one-game lead into their showdown with the Red Raiders on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. By Matt Tait
The timing of Kylee Kopatich’s 3-pointer couldn’t have been any better. Hoping to end a 12-game losing streak, Kansas found itself tied with No. 25 Oklahoma State with under three minutes to play at Allen Fieldhouse. By Wesley Dotson
Texas Tech point guard Keenan Evans is not Superman. But there does appear to be a direct link between him and saving the day for the sixth-ranked Red Raiders.
When defensive tackle Charles “Codey” Cole decided to sign with the Kansas football program, he didn’t know whether a key Jayhawk who plays the same position, Daniel Wise, would still be around by the time he arrived in Lawrence for the spring semester. The new Jayhawk was glad KU’s star lineman returned for the 2018 season. The 6-foot-3 transfer from Butler Community College plans to pick Wise’s brain as much as he can. By Benton Smith
The melting-pot Jayhawks feature players from four different countries: Angola (Silvio De Sousa), Nigeria (Udoka Azubuike), Ukraine (Svi Mykhailiuk), the United States.