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Kansas Jayhawks Basketball at UNLV Runnin' Rebels Preview and Open Game Thread

Game preview and open thread. Rock Chalk!

Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas hits the road to lovely Las Vegas, NV, to face off against the Runnin' Rebels of UNLV.

Kansas (10-1, 0-0) is currently ranked #3 in the AP Poll.

UNLV (7-5, 0-0) comes in unranked.

Time 8:00 PM
Location Las Vegas, NV
Venue Thomas & Mack Center (18,000)
Series KU leads 5-0
Television CBS Sports Network
Online Streaming
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Satellite: XM 84
Online (Free):
Live Stats Kansas Live Stats

UNLV is coached by Marvin Menzies, who is in his first season with the Runnin' Rebels. Menzies is 205-116 in 10 seasons, previously at New Mexico State.

In five previous matchups, UNLV has not been able to defeat the Jayhawks. The two teams most recently met in January 2015 in Allen Fieldhouse, a 76-61 KU victory.

Bill Self is 4-2 all-time vs UNLV; he is 2-0 against them at Kansas.

Marvin Menzies is 0-2 all-time vs KU.

Kansas has won 10 games in a row after dropping the season opener vs Indiana.

KU has fifteen 10+ game winning streaks in the Bill Self era.

For a full preview of the game, click here.