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Oklahoma Succumbs to No. 2 Kansas’ Late Rally in the Phog

Tanner Groves cooly spun to his left and rolled the ball in over KJ Adams, and Oklahoma briefly thought its Phog Allen nightmare was over.

The bucket put the Sooners up 71-61 on No. 2-ranked Kansas with 5:18 remaining in Lawrence as the Sooners thought their first win on the Jayhawks’ home floor since 1993.

But as is so often the case, Kansas had one last burst.

Bill Self’s team immediately responded with a 7-0 run, brining the crowd at Allen Fieldhouse to their feet.

Kevin McCullar completed the comeback, barreling into the lane and finishing through contact from OU’s Milos Uzan.

The Jayhawk senior hit the ensuing free through to put Kansas up 75-73 with 42 seconds left.  Click here to read more.