'twas the Night Before Tipoff: The University of Kansas Jayhawks (Hardcover)

'twas the Night Before Tipoff: The University of Kansas Jayhawks By Chris Meggs, Rob Peters (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Meggs, Rob Peters (Illustrator)
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The spirits of legendary coaches and players at The

University of Kansas take the court at famed Allen Fieldhouse and come alive one night in

��Twas the Night Before Tipoff� by alumnus Chris Meggs.

This timeless children's book will have young readers sitting on the edge of their seats as they

learn about the decorated Kansas basketball tradition. 'Twas the Night Before Tipoff�The

University of Kansas Jayhawks introduces them to coaches and players and the teams�

successes which makes Allen Fieldhouse a revered place to play basketball and a must-see

destination on any basketball fan's bucket list.

The book begins with the Fieldhouse growing restless in anticipation of the next day's big

game. The KU Jayhawks' home court tosses and turns before the past glories of KU victories

and the heroics of its famous players burst upon the court one more time. Coaches throughout

Jayhawk history shout out the plays to players who once thrilled crowds with their talents and


This instant classic will be a valued treasure for every Jayhawk family. �'Twas the Night Before

Tipoff provides the perfect bonding experience over Kansas basketball,� Meggs said. �As

parents read to their children, it�s the perfect opportunity to tell stories about the games they

saw and share their experiences in celebrating Jayhawk victories.

It will not only have young KU fans dreaming of future glory, the names and games will bring

back memories for parents and grandparents of the teams of their youth by reliving past

victories and championships. I've always viewed the love and devotion of the KU basketball

tradition as a living, breathing entity,� Meggs said. �It forms a strong bond between fans and

players. The enthusiasm for the Jayhawks is easy to catch and it reaches its peak within the

walls of Allen Fieldhouse on game day.

�Twas the Night Before Tipoff has been officially licensed by the University of Kansas. �We are

never surprised at the talents of a KU alum like Chris Meggs,� Paul Vander Tuig, Assistant

Athletic Director � Trademark Licensing, said. �Chris has been able to convey the magic of

Allen Fieldhouse in a children�s book that all our fans can easily relate to. �Twas the Night

Before Tipoff will become a household favorite �

Product Details
ISBN: 9780996674256
ISBN-10: 099667425X
Publisher: Ascend Books
Publication Date: November 15th, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English