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Kansas State Fans Storm The Court After Upset Win Over KU

Greg Echlin

Storming the basketball court after beating the nationally-ranked Kansas Jayhawks is becoming a trend.

It’s the third straight game after a KU loss on the road that the opponent’s crowd stormed the court when the final buzzer sounded. Monday night, it was at Kansas State after the Wildcats beat No. 8 KU, 70-63.

Jayhawks coach Bill Self says he is concerned.

“You storm the court. You run in and bump everybody, stuff like that. This has got to stop,” said Self.

It was the first time K-State ever put together back-to-back wins over KU at Bramlage Coliseum. The last back-to-win wins in Manhattan were at Ahearn Fieldhouse in 1982 and ’83.

Last week, West Virginia flooded the court after a win over KU, and on a Saturday afternoon earlier this month Oklahoma State started the trend.

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