But there is nothing like the rivalry there is between Kansas & Missouri. Nothing. Sure, we haven’t won as many championships between the two schools. But each and every competition between the two is called the Border War. And while ESPN can pimp all they want to the Duke v Carolina basketball rivalry, it is Kansas v Missouri that stands out in front.
Don’t like each other? Seriously, what two other rivalries had great-grandparents that shot at each other? That burned each other’s town to the ground? And look! The Missourians are still proud of it. (For those of you that don’t know, that’s Lawrence, KS burning on the shirt. Nearly 150 men of Lawrence were left dead or dying that fateful morning after Quantrill’s Raid.)
By the way, the most creative shirt floating around Kansas right now refers to our successful football program…at least this year.
Our coach beat bulimia.