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Each week we’ll be posting a photograph from University Archives that shows a scene from KU’s past. We’ve also scanned more than 17,900 images from KU’s University Archives and made them available online; be sure to check them out!
We’re still smiling about the Jayhawks’ victory over the University of Oklahoma on Monday night, so this week’s photo highlights another dramatic meeting between these two teams.
A KU basketball player cuts down the net after a
win against Oklahoma, 1970/1971. University Archives Photos.
Call Number: RG 66/13 1970/1971 Games Oklahoma:
Athletic Department: Basketball (Photos).
Click image to enlarge (redirect to Spencer’s digital collections).
The game was presumably the one that took place at Allen Fieldhouse on March 6, 1971. The Jayhawks defeated the Sooners in overtime, 54-52, on their way to winning the Big 8 conference.
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