Kansas fans celebrate Oklahoma State’s upset of Texas Tech as Big 12 title race nears finish

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Kansas men’s basketball didn’t play on Wednesday, but there was still plenty to cheer about for Jayhawks fans on the hardwood.

Nearly 280 miles away from Lawrence, Kan., Oklahoma State completed a stunning upset of No. 6 Texas Tech — besting the Red Raiders in a 79-71 triumph at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

The outcome gave Kansas the outright lead in the Big 12 Conference Standings. With a win over the Red Raiders on Saturday in Lubbock, the Jayhawks can claim at least a share of the regular-season conference title — which would mark the team’s 14th straight Big 12 regular-season crown.

Needless to say, Kansas fans took to Twitter to celebrate — and to give a nice big thank you to Oklahoma State — following the the Cowboys’ victory.

Others were less enthusiastic about the Jayhawks potentially closing in on yet another conference title.

Texas Tech and Kansas will tip-off at 3:15 p.m. CT on Saturday at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. The game will be televised on ESPN, with College GameDay setting up camp at the arena that morning. The Red Raiders previously defeated the Jayhawks in Lawrence last month — marking Texas Tech’s first ever win at Allen Fieldhouse.

 

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