Lawrence High junior Blake Hocking prepares for a throw during the finals of the boys shot put event of the Kansas Relays on April 22, 2011 outside Memorial Stadium. In his next meet, Hocking set the 59-year-old school record held by former Olympic gold medalist and three-time world record holder, Bill Nieder, who treated Hocking to a steak dinner following his accomplishment.
Kansas defensive tackle Darius Parish lets go of a few tears as the Jayhawks' 59-7 loss to Kansas State nears its end, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at Kivisto Field.
Kansas receivers Kale Pick (7) and D.J. Beshears get airborne in the end zone to celebrate a touchdown by Pick late in the second quarter against Northern Illinois on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at Kivisto Field.
Orange Bowl Win
Kansas running back Brandon McAnderson hams it up for the cameras along side defensive end James McClinton as the two seniors celebrate the Jayhawks' 24-21 win over Virginia Tech during the post game festivities on Jan. 3, 2008 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson gets some contact from North Carolina State forwards DeShaun Painter (0) and Richard Howell during the first half on Friday, March 23, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Free State senior Lee McMahon slides across the third baseline after a running start following the cancellation of the Firebirds' home opener against Warrensburg on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. McMahon later said he wasn't happy the game was cancelled, however.
Kansas guard Mario Little puts up a floater over the Iowa State defense during the first half, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.
The 2012-13 Kansas Jayhawks watch with anticipation as teammate Justin Wesley, not pictured, goes up for an acrobatic dunk before fans on Thursday, March 22, 2013 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas running back Tony Pierson is stiff armed by a game official while being tackled by Rice safety Julius White during the second quarter on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 at Memorial Stadium.
LAST SECOND LOSS
Kansas guard Tyrel Reed lowers his head in dejection as Leo Lyons, 5, and the Missouri Tigers go wild in the seconds following their 62-60 win over the Jayhawks Monday, Feb. 9, 2009 at Mizzou Arena.
All eyes watch the final shot from Kansas guard Mario Chalmers as he fades left with seconds remaining and down by three points to Memphis during the 2008 NCAA championship game. The made three forced overtime after the Jayhawks trailed the Tigers by nine points with 2:12 on the game clock.
The Kansas Jayhawks celebrate their 75-68 national championship win over Memphis on April 7, 2008 in the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Chance Brown, 6, of Lyndon, Kan. releases his emotions after being defeated in his first wrestling match of the 2002 Sunflower State Games in Topeka, Kan.
The storm front begins to roll in from the distance as Lawrence residents Chris Hoffman, left, and Dylan Woods fight for a rebound at the 19th and Haskell courts. At right is Cody Clinton.