There was more than Phog in Allen Fieldhouse prior to Wednesday's anniversary game. A late afternoon fire in a concession area briefly filled the Fieldhouse with smoke. By game time, though, all was back to normal.
KU's cheerleaders were decked in retro-uniform to celebrate Allen Fieldhouse's 50th anniversary.
Even one of the old Jayhawk mascots came out for the game.
Coach Bill Self took time to thank the senior managers and their families.
KU's four seniors huddled together in front of their families during pre-game ceremonies.
KU's seniors - Aaron Miles, Michael Lee, Keith Langford and Wayne Simien.
Coach Self and Michael Lee enjoyed the moment before the opening tip of Lee's final game in Allen Fieldhouse.
Aaron Miles drove the baseline one final time.
Keith Langford and Christian Moody tried to stop Kansas State's Jeremiah Massey.
Keith Langford fired a jumper for part of his 12 points.
Sasha Kaun blocked the path of KSU's Fred Peete.
Wayne Simien twisted his way around a defender for two of his game-high 25 points.
J.R. Giddens battled with the Wildcats' Cartier Martin.
Jeff Hawkins flipped the ball back to save it from going out of bounds.
Coach Self had a short pep talk with J.R. Giddens after the sophomore's first shot missed badly.
Gidden's responded with a quick three-point basket.
Allen Fieldhouse's anniversary was marked by the game against Kansas State, the same opponent that helped open the Fieldhouse.
Michael Lee drove the lane for a shot in the second half.
Wayne Simien capped his home career with another outstanding performance.
Keith Langford waved to the fans as he left the game.
Michael Lee acknowledged the cheers of KU's fans as he left the game.
Wayne Simien said goodbye.
Aaron Miles shared his joy with Jeff Hawkins, who came to KU with the four seniors before red-shirting a year.
Michael Lee spoke to his family during his senior speech.
Keith Langford thanked his teammates as part of his speech.
Aaron Miles acknowledged his special cheering section.
Wayne Simien spoke of his pride in being a Jayhawk.
Coach Bill Self watched intently as the great senior class said goodbye.