A Blog by FOX 4′s Al Wallace:
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Whether you’re a K-State Wildcat fan or a Kansas Jayhawk fan, you can’t argue with the numbers.
The University of Kansas basketball team has a 23-2 record in games played at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. One Kansas coach (Roy Williams) took 15 teams there, and never lost. Current Kansas Coach Bill Self has taken 10 teams there, and has an 8-2 record at Bramlage. Lon Kruger, Dana Altman, Tom Asbury, Jim Wooldrige, and Bob Huggins: none of them ever coached a K-State basketball win over KU inside Bramlage. Only Frank Martin (now coaching at South Carolina) over the 25 year history of the arena did it, and he did it twice. Why has KU had so much dominance over K-State at Bramlage Coliseum? Well, maybe, JUST MAYBE, the reason is the ‘Rock Chalk Chant’ Jinx. The following is a true story….