Kansas returns to the friendly confines of Allen Fieldhouse to take on their in-state rivals from Manhattan, who share a mascot with like 50 other universities and numerous high schools and middle schools.
Kansas (12-1, 1-0) is currently ranked #3 in the AP Poll.
K-State (12-1, 1-0) comes in unranked.
|BASKETBALL||KANSAS STATE at KANSAS|
|Venue||Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)|
|Series||KU leads 191-93|
|Online Streaming|| WatchESPN |
|Radio||Jayhawk Radio Network |
Satellite: XM 84
Online (Free): KUAthletics.com/radio
|Live Stats||Kansas Live Stats|
K-State is coached by everyone's favorite, Bruce Weber, who is 81-55 in his fifth season in Manhattan. Weber is 404-210 in 19 seasons, with previous stops at Southern Illinois and Illinois. Weber is 2-9 all-time against KU.
Bill Self is 27-5 all-time vs K-State; including 26-5 while at Kansas.
KU is 191-93 vs K-State all-time, a winning percentage 67.3%. Additionally, KU has won 52 of the last 57 meetings vs K-State. So if we do the math and take out the last 23 years, that means KU was only 139-88 against K-State, a winning percentage of 61.2%. So yeah, I guess technically, the series was "basically even" back in the day. Whatever helps you sleep at night, Willie.
Kansas has won 46 straight games inside Allen Fieldhouse.
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