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How to Watch: Kansas at Villanova

Jayhawks have an early tip on the east coast.

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

Kansas heads to Philadelphia to take on Villanova in the final game before the Christmas holiday.

Kansas is the #1 team in the country in the AP Poll, while Villanova comes in at #18. KenPom currently has KU at #4 and Villanova at #19. The Wildcats were picked to finish second in the 10-team Big East preseason coaches poll behind Seton Hall, however, the two squads split the 10 first-place votes.

Kansas and Villanova have split 8 all-time meetings with four wins apiece. The most recent meeting came last season in Allen Fieldhouse on Dec 15, 2018, a 74-71 Kansas victory.

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

Here are the essentials:

The Numbers

(1) Kansas: 9-1, 0-0 Big 12

(18) Villanova: 8-2, 0-0 Big East

Line: KU -2.5

How to Watch

Saturday, Dec 21, 11:00 a.m. CST

Philadelphia, PA: Wells Fargo Center (20,0856)


- Gus Johnson (Play-by-Play), Jim Jackson (Analyst)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

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

Online Streaming: (click for direct link) or (presumably) the FoxSportsGo app

Fun Facts

Kansas has been ranked #1 in the AP poll 70 times, including 30 times under Bill Self.

Self is 13-4 at Kansas as the AP #1 team.

Devon Dotson currently leads the Big 12 in scoring, while Udoka Azubuike paces the nation in field goal percentage.