Mario’s Miracle

Chalmers joins Kansas greats in Allen Fieldhouse

Chalmers joins Kansas greats in Allen Fieldhouse

At 8:58 Saturday night, a curtain fell from high in the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse, revealing Mario Chalmers’s No. 15 jersey, the 27th men’s basketball jersey Kansas has retired in 115 years of basketball. “It’s something that you always hope for,” Chalmers said. “That was one of my dreams growing up was to leave my […]

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Who will be the next player to hang a jersey in the rafters

Who will be the next player to hang a jersey in the rafters

With Mario Chalmers set to become the 28th Jayhawks to have his jersey retired, the Kansan takes a look at who could be the next to join the exclusive club. In order to qualify for a rafter ceremony candidates must meet a certain criteria: KU players named college basketball player of the year. most valuable […]

Kansas Wins in overtime to earn NCAA title

Kansas Wins in overtime to earn NCAA title

SAN ANTONIO — Mario Chalmers could dance now, now that his name had been permanently etched into the Kansas basketball history books. He moved his hips to “Celebrate” and slapped hands all around with his teammates in the confetti-filled jubilation of their national championship. That’s right – national championship. Kansas (37-3) beat Memphis (38-2) 75-68 […]

Texas brought out the best in Chalmers

Texas brought out the best in Chalmers

Besides a non-conference get-together with Memphis, there’s probably not a more perfect opponent for Kansas to play when it retires Mario Chalmers’ jersey than Texas. Known for hitting the critical shot against Memphis in the 2008 NCAA Championship game, Chalmers also played some of his best basketball against the Longhorns. He averaged 17.6 points in […]