Four years ago in the Alamodome, Mario Chalmers promised his father he would make a national-title-winning shot. He came through Monday as he hit a shot for the ages to send Kansas to a thrilling overtime win, writes Pat Forde.
Bill Self's trip to the national championship game has been a wild ride of melodrama. Win or lose Monday, it will continue with the Oklahoma State vacancy. Yet Self seems unaffected through it all, writes Pat Forde.