Allen Fieldhouse is one of the most iconic venues in college basketball.
But the arena the Kansas Jayhawks call home looked dramatically different in some cases on Friday night. A water valve malfunction on the third floor caused flooding as high as three-to-four feet in some places on the south side of the arena as videos surfaced Friday night of Kansas officials cleaning up the mess.
According to multiple reports, including Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World, the valve failed at some point between 5 and 6 p.m. on Friday night as the water supply had to be shut off on that side of the building.
Thankfully for the Jayhawks, the water was contained and didn’t reach the basketball court. It looks like Sunday’s clash against unbeaten Arizona State will go on as planned as the No. 2 Jayhawks face the No. 16 Sun Devils at 1 p.m. local time.