Thousands pour into Lawrence streets to celebrate Kansas win
April 6, 2022
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of people poured into the streets of Lawrence, home of the University of Kansas, to celebrate the Jayhawks' come-from-behind win over North Carolina to take the men's NCAA basketball championship.
Lawrence's main downtown strip, Massachusetts Street, was crammed sidewalk to sidewalk Monday night as fans watched the game on an enormous flat-screen TV suspended high over the street from a construction lift.
The Jays' 72-69 win — after trailing by 15 at halftime — brought even more fans to the bar-lined street to celebrate the team's first championship sin...