|Kentucky @ Kansas|
|Stadium||Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)|
|Series||Kentucky leads 22-6|
|Radio||Jayhawk Radio Network |
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Kansas (16-4, 5-3) currently resides at #4 in the AP Poll. The Jayhawks are coming off an 85-72 come from ahead loss to Iowa State in Ames.
Kentucky (16-4, 6-2) comes in ranked #20 in the AP Poll. The 'Cats are coming off an 88-54 annihilation of Missouruh in Lexington.
Kentucky is coached by one-time Kansas assistant John Calipari, who is 206-42 at Kentucky in his 7th season with the Wildcats. Calipari is 651-182 in his 24th season overall. Prior stops include UMass and Memphis, with a stint in the NBA at New Jersey. His Final Four appearances at Kentucky have yet to be vacated by the NCAA.
Kentucky holds a 22-6 advantage over Kansas in the all-time series, which includes a 7-4 mark in Allen Fieldhouse. The teams have split the last six matchups, but Kentucky has won two in a row, including a 72-40 beatdown the last time these schools met.
Bill Self is 3-4 all-time against Kentucky, including 3-3 while at KU.
Kansas is working on a 34 game home court winning streak.
Kansas is 1-1 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge (split with Florida).