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Kansas vs UAB Open Game Thread

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Jayhawks face the Blazers in the semifinal of the CBE Classic.

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The Jayhawks make their way to Kansas City for the CBE Classic at Sprint Center.

Kansas (2-1, 0-0) currently resides at #5 in the AP Poll.

UAB (2-1, 0-0) comes in unranked.

BASKETBALL UAB vs KANSAS
Time 8:30 PM
Location Kansas City, MO
Venue Sprint Center (18,756)
Series KU leads 2-1
Television ESPN2
Online Streaming WatchESPN
ESPN3
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Satellite: XM Ch 202
Online (Free): KUAthletics.com/radio

UAB is coached by Robert Ehsan, who is in his first season with the Blazers. This is Ehsan's first head coaching gig at the D1 level.

Kansas owns just a 2-1 series lead against UAB, with the Blazers knocking off KU in the Great Alaska Shootout in 1984 in the first-ever meeting. Kansas won in 1989 and again in Bill Self's first year, in the Sweet 16 of the 2004 NCAA Tournament.

Kansas is 217-80 all-time in Kansas City, and 31-6 at Sprint Center.

Kansas is 8-1 all-time in the CBE Classic, winning it in their last appearance in 2012. The lone loss came to Syracuse in the title game in overtime in 2008.