Tipoff: 6pm CST
Television Announcers: Dave Flemming (Play-by-Play), Jay Bilas (Analyst)
Live in Game Stats: Kansas Sidearm Stats
BIG 12 PLAY BEGINS
No. 18/20 Kansas (9-4, 0-0), nine-time defending Big 12 Conference regular-season champion, opens league play when it travels to Oklahoma (12-2, 1-0) Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. Kansas has won 56 conference titles, which ranks first in NCAA Division I. Though the Big 12 season officially started Jan. 4, this is the league opener Kansas, while Oklahoma won at Texas, 88-85, on Jan. 4.
Kansas has won 22-straight conference openers dating back to the 1991-92 season with 12 of those on the road. Eerily, the last time KU lost a conference opener was at Oklahoma, 88-82, on Jan. 8, 1991. Kansas' only other time to have faced OU in a league opener was Jan. 10, 1994, at KU 94-84 win.
|Stats at a Glance||KU||OU|
|Record||9-4, 0-0||12-2, 1-0|