Originally written on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 10/14/14
COLLEGE STATION, Texas Billy Kennedy called it a gamble, and it was a simple bet. The truth was that he was faced with two choices: 1) Play Thomas Robinson straight up with David Loubeau and see what happened. 2) Do something else and see what happened. He chose No. 2, obviously. Truth be told, it should have worked and quite nearly did. With 40 seconds left, Robinson had 10 points and Texas A&M had chipped No. 4 Kansas' 21-point lead to four. By now, you know how this story ends. Kansas wins. And Kansas (23-5) won 66-58 Wednesday night in College Station because sometimes you watch the roulette wheel come up black seven times in a row and you cast your bet and then, dagnabbit, it lands on red. Kansas guard Elijah Johnson had been coming up empty a lot lately. He hadn't scored more than 12 points since Dec. 22 and was shooting 28 percent from the 3-point line in Big 12 play. Never bet against a streak, they say. "We took a chance," Kennedy said, &quo...

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