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Mangino a Winner

Mark Mangino (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

With Kansas preparing for its final regular-season game against Missouri on Saturday and embattled head man Mark Mangino fighting for his coaching life, I can't help but reflect back 26 years ago when KU basketball coach Ted Owens was on the hot seat.

If this is Mark Mangino's final game as Kansas head coach — and it could very well be with KU's internal investigation underway concerning Mangino's inappropriate behavior toward his players — I only hope he goes out in style like Owens did in his second to last game as Jayhawks' head coach. The date was March 8, 1983 as KU battled Oklahoma in the first round of the Big Eight Tournament in Norman... Recommended Stories

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