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Kansas Jayhawks Basketball at Kentucky Wildcats: Game Preview and Open Thread

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Rock Chalk!

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas travels to bluegrass country to take on the Wildcats of Kentucky The Hatfields and McCoys will not be in attendance.

Kansas (18-2, 7-1) is currently ranked #2 in the AP Poll.

Kentucky (17-3, 7-1) comes in ranked #4 in the AP Poll.

BASKETBALL KANSAS at KENTUCKY
Time 5:15 PM
Location Lexington, KY
Venue Rupp Arena (23,000)
Series Kentucky leads, 22-7
Television ESPN
Online Streaming WatchESPN
ESPN3
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Satellite: XM 80, 84, 191
Online (Free): KUAthletics.com/radio

Kentucky is coached by John Calipari, who is 234-50 in his 8th season in Lexington. Calipari is 637-188 in 25 seasons overall, with previous stops at UMass (one Final Four vacated) and Memphis (one Final Four vacated). His official career record with the NCAA is 620-185.

Bill Self is 4-3 against Kentucky while at Kansas.

The Jayhawks swept the most recent home-and-home series with Kentucky back in 2005 and 2006. While not technically a home-and-home arrangement, KU won last year in Allen Fieldhouse.

Check out the front page of RCT for more analysis of the matchup with Kentucky, and as always, Rock Chalk!