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Kansas Jayhawks: 2008 National Champions
View an audio slideshow showcasing the Kansas Jayhawk's dramatic overtime victory over Memphis for the 2008 NCAA National Championship.
Published on April 8, 2008
6News Special Coverage: Coach Self and Manning at Memorial Stadium
Kansas head coach Bill Self and assistant coach Danny Manning address the 25,000 Jayhawk fans that showed up at Memorial Stadium to celebrate the 2008 national championship victory.
6News Special Coverage: Jayhawks address the crowd at Memorial Stadium
25,000 Jayhawk fans greet the team at Memorial Stadium as they arrived in Lawrence Tuesday afternoon. Many of the players grab the microphone and address the fans.
Jayhawks return to Lawrence
KU returned to Lawrence as national champions today for the first time since 1988. They were greeted at Memorial Stadium by a sea of crimson and blue!
Parade chances are slim
Prospects for a parade to celebrate KU's national championship are a lot like the weather that greeted the team home today - cloudy at best.
Jayhawk fans soak in the victory
Today, Jayhawk fans were still out and about in downtown Lawrence, still on cloud nine.
Police say crowd was mostly well-behaved
Last night's huge celebration left its mark on the city. There were broken windows and several injuries - but police say overall the night was a success.
Oread Inn to get final green light
The controversial Oread hotel project gets the final green light...and demolition will begin tomorrow.
Lawrence-based association will soon be under new leadership
Mark Woodward is the incoming CEO of Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
Fans rush to buy Jayhawk gear
Jayhawk fans are taking advantage of well-deserved bragging rights - and they're grabbing the gear to do it.
A tribute to the Jayhawks
Some sights and sounds in the aftermath of the Jayhawks' dramatic OT victory in San Antonio to win the national championship.
25,000 fans greet Jayhawks
The celebration may have subsided on Mass. St., but that wasn't the case this afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Mario makes cover of SI
Mario Chalmers' miracle three-point shot is featured on the cover of this week's issue of SI.
49abcnews: Fans welcome Jayhawks
Jayhawk fans give warm welcome home to NCAA champions at Forbes Field in Topeka
49abcnews: Jayhawks return
KU faithful celebrate victors' homecoming in Topeka
6News Championship Celebration, part 5
Coverage of the festivities after the Jayhawks became the NCAA National Champions.
6News Championship Celebration, part 4
6News Championship Celebration, part 3
6News Championship Celebration, part 2
6News Championship Celebration, part 1
Tuesday clean up
Downtown at 6:00 a.m. folks were picking up cans and even some were finding money and a I-pod, along with a gold chain. It was all just part of the clean up along Massachusetts after the Jay Hawks won the Final 4.
Jayhawk fans enjoy final minutes of game, pour onto Mass. Street
Jayhawk fans watching the end of the KU-Memphis game at Jo Schmoes reveled in the victory before leaving their seats en masse for the friendly confines of Massachusetts Street.
KU Championship postgame press conference
Check out video of KU's postgame press conference after taking the NCAA national title.
Memphis Championship postgame press conference
Check out video of Memphis postgame press conference after falling to KU in the NCAA national championship game.
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