Kansas vs. Iona
Kansas returns home 2-0 after defeating then-No. 4 Duke 94-83 in the State Farm Champions Classic on Nov. 12 at the United Center in Chicago. The Jayhawks are 2-0 for the sixth time in the head coach Bill Self era and have won 64-straight games in Allen Fieldhouse against non-conference competition. Iona is 1-1 on the season following its 76-55 win against Wofford Nov. 16.
Television: Jayhawk TV/ESPN3/ESPN Full Court
Live in Game Stats: Kansas Sidearm Stats
Kansas leads the overall series with Iona 2-1 with the last meeting coming at the 1988 BMA Holiday Classic at Kemper Arena, a KU 86-62 victory. In 1980 and 1981, the two schools played a home-and-home series with Iona, winning the first meeting, 81-77, in New York, N.Y., on Feb. 7, 1980. The Jayhawks defeated the Gaels the following season, 94-64, in Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas will open the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament when it plays host to Towson on Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. (Central). The game will be televised on Jayhawk TV/ESPN3. From there KU will travel to Paradise Island, Bahamas, to play Wake Forest on Thursday, Nov. 28 at 2:30 p.m. Kansas will face either Villanova or USC on Nov. 29 and play its third-round game in the Bahamas on Nov. 30. KU will then play road games at Colorado (Dec. 7) and Florida (Dec. 10). Kansas will play New Mexico on Dec. 14 in the Kansas City Shootout at the Sprint Center and return to Allen Fieldhouse on Dec. 21 against national power Georgetown.