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Instant Analysis: Chalmers' 3, OT run lift Kansas to title

Originally Published: April 7, 2008
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com

SAN ANTONIO -- ESPN.com's Tim Griffin provides instant analysis from the title game between Kansas and Memphis.

Final analysis: Kansas 75, Memphis 68

TURNING POINT I: Mario Chalmers hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 2.1 seconds left, forcing a 63-63 tie and the first overtime in an NCAA final game since 1997, when Arizona beat Kentucky. It capped a wild 12-3 run, enabling the Jayhawks to overcome a 60-51 deficit with less than 2 minutes remaining.

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