January 2, 2019
Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) gets a hand on a late shot from Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21) with seconds remaining in the game, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Say this for the fifth-ranked Kansas men’s basketball team: It sure does know how to make things hard on itself. The latest example of this reality, call it unnecessary complexity, came Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where the Jayhawks struggled through sleepy starts to both halves, but still held off No. 23 Oklahoma, 70-63, in the Big 12 opener for both teams.