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Baylor vs Kansas: Open Game Thread

Jayhawks and Bears go at it for a spot in the championship game.

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Baylor vs Kansas
Time 6:00 PM
Location Kansas City, MO
Stadium Sprint Center (18,972)
Series KU Leads 26-4
Television ESPN2
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Satellite: SiriusXM Ch. 80
Online (Free):
Live Stats Kansas Live Stats

Kansas (28-4, 15-3) currently resides at #1 in the AP Poll. The Jayhawks are coming off an 85-63 demolition of Kansas State yesterday in the quarterfinal round of the Big 12 Tournament.

Baylor (22-10, 10-8) comes in at #22 in the AP Poll. The Bears handled Texas with ease in the quarterfinals yesterday 75-61 score.

People have been talking about #Motivation all week. Does KU have any to really go out and try hard to win the Big 12 Tournament? The Jayhawks likely have the number 1 overall seed in next week's NCAA Tournament locked up. As for Baylor, they are possibly playing for seeding position as well; a win tonight and tomorrow could move them up a line or two in the bracket.

Bill Self is 18-4 all-time against Baylor, including 18-3 while at KU.

Kansas won both regular season meetings: 102-74 in Lawrence and 66-60 in Waco.

Kanas has won 7 straight against Baylor.

Baylor is 2-1 against Kansas in Big 12 Tournament.

Kansas is 29-6 all-time in the Sprint Center (does not include World University Games).