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Big 12 Tournament: How to Watch Kansas vs Kansas State

Sunflower Showdown Part 3 comes in the Big 12 semifinals.

NCAA Basketball: Kansas State at Kansas Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas returns to Sprint Center in Kansas City for a semifinal matchup with Kansas State.

This game has seeding implications for both squads, with the Jayhawks looking for a spot in either the Midwest or South region, while KSU is trying to get off the 8/9 line.

Kansas is ranked #9 in the AP Poll and is coming off an 82-68 Big 12 Tournament win over Oklahoma State.

Kansas State is unranked but receiving votes; the ‘Cats are coming off a 66-64 overtime win vs TCU in the Big 12 Tournament.

Per usual, Kansas swept K-State in regular season series, taking a close 73-72 game in Lawrence prior to handling KSU with relative ease 70-56 in Manhattan.

Here are the essentials:

The Numbers

#9 Kansas: 25-7, 13-5

vs Kansas State: 22-10, 10-8

Line: Kansas -5

How to Watch

Friday, Mar 9, 6:00 p.m. CST

Kansas City, MO: Sprint Center (18,972)


- Bob Wischusen (Play-by-Play), Fran “Call a foul a foul” Fraschilla (Analyst), Holly Rowe (Reporter)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)

- SiriusXM: No information available

Online streaming: or the WatchESPN App