Kansas Defeats OK State in Double Overtime Thriller

Joe TanseyFeatured ColumnistFebruary 20, 2013

Feb 20, 2013; Stillwater, OK, USA; Kansas Jayhawks guard Elijah Johnson reacts to a call against him as they play the Oklahoma State Cowboys during the first half at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo J. Adams-USA TODAY Sports
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With the Big 12 regular season title on the line, the Kansas Jayhawks (22-4, 10-3) came out of Gallagher-Iba Arena with a 68-67 double overtime win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys (19-6, 9-4)

Naadir Tharpe hit a floater in the final seconds of the game to secure the victory for the Jayhawks,

With the win, the Jayhawks are now on top of the Big 12 standings as they hold a tiebreaker over Kansas State.

Travis Releford was the leading scorer for Kansas with 18 points while Jeff Withey contributed a double-double.

Markel Brown was the leading scorer for the Cowboys with 20 points.