The Opening Tip
Kansas meets up with Oregon in the Elite 8 round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Kansas (31-4, 16-2) is currently ranked #3 in the AP Poll.
Oregon (32-5, 16-2) comes in ranked #9 in the AP Poll.
KANSAS vs OREGON
Time: 7:49 CST
Location: Kansas City, MO
Venue: Sprint Center (18,961)
Series: Kansas leads, 4-3
Online Streaming: NCAA.com/march-madness-live
Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network (Affiliate List)
Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)
Online Radio Streaming (FREE): www.KUAthletics.com/radio
Satellite Radio: XM 84
The Late Dagger
Oregon is coached by Dana Altman, who is 186-69 in seven seasons in Eugene. He is 596-312 in 28 seasons overall, with previous stops at Creighton, Kansas State, and Marshall.
Kansas and Oregon split their last two meetings, a home-and-home back in 2002 and 2003.
The last meeting was a 77-67 Kansas victory at Kemper Arena, which was the return trip of the just-mentioned home-and-home.
Kansas is 35-11 (0.761) all-time as a 1-seed.
Kansas swept the Champions Classic field this year, knocking off Duke, Kentucky, and Michigan State.