March 19, 2017
Kansas guard Devonte' Graham (4) raises up the KU fanbase during a run by the Jayhawks in the first half on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. At right is Michigan State guard Matt McQuaid (20).
Officially, the 2016-17 basketball season ended March 25th in Sprint Center when the scoreboard read Oregon 74, Kansas 60. But it doesn’t really end until exciting thoughts about the next basketball season shove the memories of the wounds of the final loss to the back of the mind.
When Kansas guard Frank Mason and Michigan State forward Miles Bridges stood chest-to-chest exchanging boxer’s glares early in the game, nobody in attendance would dispute program listings that showed Bridges with an 8-inch, 40-pound advantage. By Tom Keegan