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|
|Location||Kansas City, MO|
|Venue||Sprint Center (18,756)|
|Series||KU leads 2-1|
|Online Streaming|| WatchESPN |
|Radio||Jayhawk Radio Network |
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.