Rock Chalk, Jay blocked…Kentucky posts defensive performance for the ages

Willie Cauley-Stein - photo by Walter Cornett |
– photo by Walter Cornett |

Rock Chalk, Jay blocked.

In a defensive performance for the ages – at the very least, the best of the era – top-ranked bludgeoned No. 5 on Tuesday in one of the most shocking outcomes of two top-five opponents in recent memory.

The Cats, who very much looked like the No. 1 team in the country in Indianapolis on Tuesday – which is saying something considering the way played in the first game – denied everything Kansas tried to do offensively.

blocked as many shots (11) as Kansas made field goals, held the Jayhawks to 19.6 percent shooting and sent Ku home to Lawrence with its worst loss of the mighty era.

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