KU Championship 2008

2008 - Kansas NCAA Basketball Champs 2008

The 2007–08 Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team represented the University of Kansas for the NCAA Division I men’s intercollegiate basketball season of 2007–08, which was the Jayhawks’ 110th Season. The team was led by Bill Self in his fifth season as head coach. The team played its home games in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.

The Jayhawks finished the season 37–3, 13–3 in Big 12 play to finish in second place. They defeated Nebraska, Texas Tech, and Texas A&M to win the Big 12 Tournament championship. As a result, they received the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest region. They defeated Portland State in the First Round, UNLV in the Second Round, Villanova in the Sweet Sixteen, and Davidson in the Elite Eight to advance to the Final Four. In the National Semifinal, they defeated North Carolina before defeating Memphis in the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, marking the third tournament title in the school’s history and fifth national title overall.