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1988 NCAA championship game: Oklahoma and Kansas' road to the title game

The paths of top-seeded OU and sixth-seeded Kansas to reach the 1988 NCAA title game.
by Berry Tramel Published: April 8, 2013

The paths of top-seeded OU and sixth-seeded Kansas to reach the 1988 NCAA title game:

First round

OU 94, 16-seed Chattanooga 66, at Atlanta

Kansas 85, 11-seed Xavier 72, at Lincoln, Neb.

Second round

OU 107, eight-seed Auburn 87, at Atlanta.

Kansas 61, 14-seed Murray State 58, at Lincoln, Neb.

Regional semifinals

OU 108, five-seed Louisville 98, at Birmingham, Ala.

Kansas 77, seven-seed Vanderbilt 64, at Pontiac, Mich.

Regional finals

OU 78, Villanova 59, at Birmingham, Ala.

Kansas 71, four-seed Kansas State 58, at Pontiac, Mich.

NCAA semifinals

OU 86, one-seed Arizona 78

Kansas 66, two-seed Duke 59, at Kansas City, Mo.

by Berry Tramel
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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