Kansas heads to KANSAS City to take on the UMKC Kangaroos in what is technically a home game for the Jayhawks.
Kansas is the #2 team in the country in the AP Poll, while UMKC comes in unranked. KenPom currently has KU at #5 and UMKC at #260. The Roos were picked to finish eighth in the 9-team WAC preseason media poll.
Kansas leads the all-time series against UMKC, 7-0. The most recent meeting came in December of 2006, a 105-62 Kansas victory in Allen Fieldhouse.
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Here are the essentials:
(2) Kansas: 8-1, 0-0 Big 12
UMKC: 5-6, 0-0 WAC
Line: KU -23
How to Watch
Saturday, Dec 14, 4:00 p.m. CST
Kansas City, MO: Sprint Center (18,961)
TV: ESPN+ (Streaming Subscription Service Only)
- Dave Armstrong (Play-by-Play), Chris Piper (Analyst)
Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network
- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)
Online Streaming: www.watchespn.com or the ESPN app (requires ESPN+ subscription)
Kansas is 227-84 (.729) all-time in Kansas City, including 41-10 (.804) at Sprint Center.
Kansas currently ranks third nationally in field goal percentage (Dayton, Loyola-CHI).
This game counts as a home game for Kansas, with the Jayhawks owning a 26-game home court winning streak.