Great Moments in Tournament History: Danny and the Miracles

03/08/2015

Danny Manning KansasIn 1988, Kansas’ Danny Manning carried the Jayhawks to an improbable national championship, earning his team the nickname Danny and the Miracles.

Manning averaged 27 points per game during the tournament and scored 31 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the championship game.

Kansas finished the season with 11 losses, the most ever for a national champion.

Kevin Kugler has the story.

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