More from the Kansas City Star :
(Michael Lee) was a freshman in 2002, when the top-seeded Jayhawks nearly became the first team in history to lose to a No. 16 seed. Kansas trailed Holy Cross at halftime before eventually rallying for a 70-59 victory.
KU found itself in the national title game one year later, but not before escaping with a 64-61 opening-round win against No. 15 seed Utah State.