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Kansas guard Elijah Johnson watches from the floor as Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart recovers a fumbled ball by Johnson with seconds remaining in the game on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at Allen Fieldhouse. The turnover nullified the the Jayhawks' comeback effort. At right is Kansas guard Ben McLemore and Oklahoma State guard Markel Brown.

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Dick Williams 1 year, 10 months ago

What a pathetic loss. Of the two previous miracle home wins this one had one major difference, they had a two possession lead after being down by big numbers for the majority of the 40 minutes. If this does not fire up your squad to finish off an inferior team on your home court, where it is so difficult for opponents to win, then you deserve to lose because your players have obviously decided they are too good to hustle on every possession.

And Johnson handling the ball down the court for a seven second possession to possibly tie the game? He should have been the last one handling the ball here after playing so poorly during every portion of this game. A fricking Junior High sub could have stolen the ball from him. Good loss though as it was obviously time to remind the boys they are not as good as they obviously think they are. I got so mad about that last possession my dog ran out of the room and this never happens as he is accustomed to my getting upset during games and usually sleeps right through my tirades.

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