Tipoff: 7pm CST
Television: Big 12 Network
Television Announcers: Dave Armstrong (Play-by-Play), Reid Gettys (Analyst)
Live in Game Stats: Kansas Sidearm Stats
JAYHAWKS TO FACE TEXAS TECH IN LUBBOCK
With a one-game lead the Big 12 standings, No. 8/8 Kansas (19-6, 10-2) will travel to Texas Tech (13-12, 5-7) on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. on the Big 12 Network. KU is coming off a 95-65 win against TCU Saturday, its 112th-straight win versus a non-ranked opponent in Allen Fieldhouse. KU maintained its one-game lead over Texas (20-5, 9-3) in the league standings. Texas Tech had its three-game winning streak snapped with a 70-64 loss at No. 11/14 Iowa State Saturday.
This game pits two of the 11 active NCAA Division I coaches who have won an NCAA title against each other. Kansas coach Bill Self won the 2008 national championship with the Jayhawks while Texas Tech's Tubby Smith won the 1998 crown while at Kentucky. This is Self's fourth meeting against a national championship coach this season. KU defeated Mike Krzyzewski's Duke team, 94-83, on Nov. 12 in the Champions Classic in Chicago, lost to Billy Donovan's Florida squad 67-61 on Dec. 10 in Gainseville and lost to Steve Fisher's San Diego State team, 61-57, on Jan. 5 in Allen Fieldhouse.
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