KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three University of Kansas men’s basketball players surprised fans from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Raising Cane’s in Lawrence.
48 hours ago these guys were prepping for the #NCAAChampionship Now they’re slingin’ chicken at @raisingcanes in #LAWRENCE @KUsports #RockChalk @KSHB41 pic.twitter.com/IMJrEpLgN3— Rex Harris (@RexKSHB41) April 6, 2022
Fans had the chance to meet national champions Jalen Wilson, Christian Braun and Mitch Lightfoot through the drive-thru as they passed out chicken fingers and Cane's sauce.
#kubball @Mitchlightfoot perfecting his drivethru skills and making (chicken) baskets at @raisingcanes in #LAWRENCE this afternoon. @KSHB41 pic.twitter.com/G41Z6mXP1Z— Rex Harris (@RexKSHB41) April 6, 2022
Raising Cane’s in Lawrence is located at 2435 Iowa Street.
Jalen Wilson, Christian Braun and Mitch Lightfoot working the drive-thru at @raisingcanes #LAWRENCE today following their big #NCAAChampionship win! @KSHB41 @KUsports pic.twitter.com/2SXEkSpvea— Rex Harris (@RexKSHB41) April 6, 2022
The team returned home Tuesday after winning the NCAA Championship in a thrilling comeback.
Earlier in the year, Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett handed out Cane’s chicken fingers to fans after leading his team to victory in the college football national championship for the first time since 1980.