NEW ORLEANS — Here, now, is the eulogy for the 2011-2012 Kansas basketball season, one that reached beyond most reasonable preseason expectation but died with a thud.
This season will not so much be remembered for Kansas’ 67-59 loss to powerhouse K… Continue reading →
NEW ORLEANS — One more second-half rally was possible for Kansas on Monday.
If you believe in miracles, which the Jayhawks do — wholeheartedly — in the NCAA championship game.
Danny had his Miracles for teammates. Mario had his Miracle on a clutc… Continue reading →
The night began with anticipation, which quickly turned into doubt as Kentucky jumped out to an early, insurmountable lead. Anthony Davis jokes became increasingly common and emotions turned sour before one final Kansas run, which restored hope momenta… Continue reading →
NEW ORLEANS — The alarm bells started sometime after 3 a.m. in the hours before the national championship game.
Something (or someone) tripped the fire alarm at the Kansas team hotel, the JW Marriott on Canal Street. Guests were reassured that everyt… Continue reading →
The Kentucky Wildcats overcame a bad shooting night by Anthony Davis to beat Kansas 67-59 on Monday and take their eighth national college basketball title, and first for 14 years. The start-to-finish victory capped a season in which anything less than… Continue reading →
NEW ORLEANS — The voice booming from the Allen Fieldhouse speakers during Kansas’ pregame video, a high-volume montage that can reduce opponents to Jell-O, belongs to broadcaster Bob Davis.
Monday, Davis called his fifth national championship game … Continue reading →