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Indiana Hoosiers vs Kansas Jayhawks Basketball: Open Game Thread

It’s Jayhawks and Hoosiers from Honolulu in the official season tipoff for both teams.

Kansas and Indiana travel to Hawaii to tip off the season against each other in a prime time matchup on ESPN.

Kansas (0-0, 0-0) currently resides at #3 in the AP Poll.

Indiana (0-0, 0-0) begins the season at #11 in the AP Poll.

Time 8:00 PM CST
Location Honolulu, HI
Stadium Stan Sheriff Center (10,300)
Series Indiana leads, 7-6
Television ESPN
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Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
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Satellite: Sirius Ch 80, XM Ch 80
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Indiana is coached by Tom Crean, who is 148-119 in Bloomington in his 9th season with the Hoosiers. Crean is 338-215 in his 18th season overall, with a previous stint at Marquette.

Indiana holds a 7-6 advantage over Kansas in the all-time series, but KU has won six of the past seven meetings. The last meeting between the two was back on Dec 16, 1995, a 91-83 Kansas victory in Kansas City, MO.

Bill Self is 4-3 all-time against Indiana, but obviously has not faced the Hoosiers while at KU.

Kansas is working on a 14 game season-opening win streak.

Kansas went 12-4 last season against ranked opponents.