1988 & 2008: Kansas University Wins the NCAA Basketball Tournament

Kansas University is famous as the birthplace of college basketball and is known as one of the top basketball programs in the country. In 1988 the Jayhawks won the coveted NCAA basketball championship against University of Oklahoma 83-79. Danny Manning led the team with 31 points and 18 rebounds and the team became known as "Danny and the Miracles". In 2008 the Jayhawks repeated the NCAA tournament victory, this time after a three point shot with four seconds left by Mario Chalmers that forced the game into overtime. KU went on to defeat Memphis 75 - 68. Chalmers' three point shot became known as "Mario's Miracle".
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( Courtesy Kansas Athletics / March 27, 2013 )

Kansas University is famous as the birthplace of college basketball and is known as one of the top basketball programs in the country. In 1988 the Jayhawks won the coveted NCAA basketball championship against University of Oklahoma 83-79. Danny Manning led the team with 31 points and 18 rebounds and the team became known as "Danny and the Miracles". In 2008 the Jayhawks repeated the NCAA tournament victory, this time after a three point shot with four seconds left by Mario Chalmers that forced the game into overtime. KU went on to defeat Memphis 75 - 68. Chalmers' three point shot became known as "Mario's Miracle".

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