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How to Watch: Kansas vs East Tennessee State

It’s Jayhawks vs Buccaneers in what is technically the first game of the Maui Invitational.

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Kansas begins the Maui Invitational in Lawrence (???) on a Tuesday night as the Jayhawks welcome in the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State.

Kansas is the #4 team in the country in the AP Poll, while ETSU comes in unranked. KenPom currently has KU at #9 and ETSU at a very nice #69. The Bucs were picked to win their conference in the SoCon preseason media and coaches polls this preseason, as well as by Athlon Sports.

Kansas and ETSU have met three time previously, with the Jayhawks taking all the matchups. The most recent meeting was a 108-73 Kansas win in Allen Fieldhouse on Jan 4, 1996.

Click here for a more in-depth preview of the matchup between Kansas and ETSU.

Here are the essentials:

The Numbers

(4) Kansas: 2-1, 0-0 Big 12

East Tennessee State: 3-0, 0-0 SoCon

Line: Kansas -14.5

How to Watch

Tuesday, Nov 19, 7:00 p.m. CST

Lawrence, KS: Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)


- Dave Armstrong (Play-by-Play), Chris Piper (Analyst)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

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

Online Streaming: or the ESPN app (requires ESPN+ subscription)

Fun Facts

Kansas has the longest active streak of weeks in the AP top-25 in the NCAA.

Kansas is 14-0 all-time vs members of the SoCon.