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KU Basketball Fans Should Remember Richmond After 2004 Loss At Allen Fieldhouse

The current Kansas Jayhawks basketball team may not know much about the Richmond Spiders but KU basketball fans may remember a January 22, 2004 game at Allen Fieldhouse. Richmond's Tony Dobbins drilled a jumper with a second left to beat Kansas, who was ranked No. 12 in the AP poll at the time.

With Kansas (11-3) clinging to a 68-67 lead and the shot clock running out, Aaron Miles tried a 3-point shot that Dobbins knocked away. Miles got the ball back, but there wasn't time to shoot again and Richmond got the ball back on a shot clock violation.Dobbins dribbled into the lane on the ensuing possession, spun and swished the game-winner. Kansas had time for one inbounds pass, but the Jayhawks' Wayne Simien was called for a pushing foul and Richmond was able to run out the clock.    

That shot snapped KU's then 52-game home winning streak against unranked opponents, which started in 1999. That loss put them at three on the season -- more games than KU has lost all of this season combined.

So KU fans should remember Richmond. Kansas is a heavy favorite against Richmond this time around so I'm guessing things will be different.