Kansas fans, from left, Sam Engleman, Nick Vaughan and Danny Lenz hug after watching the KU-Virginia Tech Orange Bowl game on TV Thursday at Jefferson's Restaurant, 743 Mass. Celebrating KU fans crowded the streets of downtown following the historic win.
Kansas fan Carlo Washington, from Lawrence, reacts in jubilation at Larry's Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa, in Lawrence. KU beat Virginia Tech, 24-21, on Thursday in the Orange Bowl in Miami, Fla.
Kansas senior from Overland Park Alyssa Mercier celebrates with a throng of friends at Wayne & Larry's Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa, as the Jayhawks beat Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl.
Kansas graduate student Jon Fisk celebrates the Jayhawks' first touchdown against Virginia Tech on Thursday at Wayne & Larry's Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa in Lawrence, Kan.
Husband and wife, Paul and Christina Phelps celebrate in the first half of the Kansas-Virginia Tech football game at Wayne & Larry's Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa, in Lawrence. The Jayhawks beat V.T., 24-21 in the Orange Bowl on Thursday.
Mason Phelps, 7, parades a fake hand saw around Wayne & Larry's Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa, encouraging the Jayhawks to keep at the Virginia Tech Hokies in the Orange Bowl on Thursday.
Barbara Wood, left, laughs with Diana Carlin and her husband Joe Pierron about a sign Joe prepared for the Jayhawks' Orange Bowl appearance. The three Lawrence residents were attending the KU Alumni Association
tailgate party at a Miami race track just prior to the game.