... It should be a great game either way, maybe one of the best in the 113-year history of the Sunflower Showdown.
The buildup was the same for their last meeting on Jan. 30, when Kansas pulled out a taut, 81-79 overtime win in a well-played game at rowdy Bramlage Coliseum.
The stakes will be even higher this time at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence.
Kansas (27-2, 13-1) is ranked second and Kansas State (24-4, 11-3) is No. 5, marking the first time since 1958 — when coach Tex Winter led the Wildcats and Wilt Chamberlain played center for the Jayhawks — the teams are both in the top 5. ... [Picture Source]
Okay folks ... here is the story. KU's Allen Fieldhouse is the Kansas version of the imperial death star. Wildcats are the jedi seeking to bring balance to the force and end the long night of tyranny. Tonight the jedi wild kitties enter the Allen death star to do battle against Darth Self and his imperial Jayhawk stormtroopers. May the force be with you, young Wildcats.
EMAW! Go Cats!