clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Kansas vs Villanova: Open Game Thread

The winner gets an all-expenses paid trip to Houston!

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Villanova vs Kansas
Time 7:40 PM
Location Louisville, KY
Stadium KFC Yum! Center (22,090)
Series KU leads 3-2
Television CBS
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Satellite: SiriusXM Ch. 201
Online (Free):

Kansas (33-4, 15-3) finished the regular season at #1 in the AP Poll. The Jayhawks knocked off Austin Peay, UConn, and Maryland to make the Elite 8.

Villanova (32-5, 16-2) finished the season at #6 in the AP Poll. The Wildcats beat UNC Asheville, Iowa, and Miami FL to earn their Elite 8 bid.

This is the sixth meeting all-time between Kansas and Villanova.  The Jayhawks have a 3-2 series lead.  The most recent meeting came in the 2013 Battle of Atlantis Tournament, with Villanova winning by a 63-59 score.

The Wildcats are coached by the trusted Jay Wright, who is 351-157 in 16 seasons at Villanova.  Wright is 473-242 in 23 seasons overall that includes a prior stop at Hofstra.

A matchup against Oklahoma in the Final Four in Houston awaits the victor.