The Power & Light District in Kansas City was a popular place during the Big 12 men’s basketball tournament.
The Power & Light District in Kansas City was a popular place during the Big 12 men’s basketball tournament. File photo by ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
The Power & Light District in Kansas City was a popular place during the Big 12 men’s basketball tournament. File photo by ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

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