We then left Allen Fieldhouse, drove within about 5 blocks of ground zero and then pushed our way into the exact center of the party, 9th and Massachusetts. As Caleb Wood, Nate Warren, Mike Palmer and I walked among the crowd in awe of what we were seeing, Mike said it best, "I've never seen so many drunk people in one place!" Yeah, there were probably a few of the 10 Commandments being broken but it was an amazing scene. Kids climbing light towers and trees, people break dancing in the middle of the street to Jay-Z and an old-school Coolio song, fireworks bursting in the sky and every single person high-fiving or hugging you like you're their long lost brother. I didn't bring my camera with me, but I did find this video on youtube - link. or this - link
Yes, for Kansas fans who are convinced they rule the world or at least convinced they invented the game of basketball (they basically did) everything is right in the world.
To see my video footage of Chalmer's game-tying shot from Allen Fieldhouse, click here.