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Texas Longhorns at Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Game Preview and Open Thread

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Rock Chalk!

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas hosts the Texas Longhorns in an early afternoon showdown in Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas (17-1, 6-0) is currently ranked #2 in the AP Poll.

Texas (7-11, 1-5) comes in unranked and lost to Kansas in football.

BASKETBALL TEXAS at KANSAS
Time 1:00 PM
Location Lawrence, KS
Venue Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Series KU leads 27-8
Television CBS
Online Streaming CBSSports.com
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Satellite: XM 81
Online (Free): KUAthletics.com/radio
Live Stats Kansas Live Stats

Texas is coached by Shaka Smart, who is 27-24 in his second season with the Longhorns. Smart is 190-80 in eight seasons overall with a previous stop at VCU.

Shaka Smart has won as many regular season conference titles as you and me combined.

KU is 12-1 vs Texas inside Allen Fieldhouse, and has won 13 of the last 15 matches overall.

Bill Self is 17-6 versus Texas while at Kansas.

Kansas is working on a 49-game win streak inside Allen Fieldhouse.

In case you missed it, check out our preview of the Longhorns here and the front page of RCT for more analysis of the matchup with Texas.

And oh yeah - never forget.