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Police trade Twitter barbs over controversial finish of Kansas State-KU game

Kansas State’s Dean Wade missed a late three-point attempt during Tuesday’s game.
Kansas State’s Dean Wade missed a late three-point attempt during Tuesday’s game. rsugg@kcstar.com

It began hours after Svi Mykhailiuk made his game-winning shot Tuesday night and helped Kansas beat K-State in the Sunflower Showdown at Allen Fieldhouse.

There was ample discussion about the Jayhawks’ 90-88 victory.

That’s when a tweet from a Wildcats fan was directed at the Lawrence Police Department.

You know that was in reference to the no-call on Mykhailiuk’s game-winning shot, right? Nearly everyone agrees that he should have been called for traveling.

The response was classic:

Well, that just got the fun started. The Riley County Police Department, which covers Manhattan, Kan., saw that tweet and responded to the Lawrence tweet:

At this point, the Lawrence Police roped in the KU Public Safety Office:

The KU Public Safety Office came up with a funny tweet as well:

The Riley Count Police Department was ready with a zinger of a response:

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