It’s the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and #4 seed Kansas matches up with #5 Auburn.
Kansas comes into this matchup at 26-9. The Jayhawks are coming off an 87-53 mauling of Northeastern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Auburn enters the contest at 27-9. The Tigers enter the second round after sneaking past New Mexico State, 75-74.
Kansas fans should check out this link for a more in-depth look at Auburn.
These two programs have met just once in men’s basketball, with Auburn taking a 66-64 decision in the second round of the 1985 NCAA Tournament in South Bend, IN.
Kansas is 108-46 all-time in NCAA Tournament play and has appeared in 30 consecutive tournaments, the longest active and longest overall streak in NCAA history.
Auburn brings in a nine-game winning streak to this matchup. They lead the country in made 3-pointers this season.
Kansas is 8-4 all-time as a #4 seed.
Bill Self is 49-19 in the NCAA Tournament, which includes a 39-14 mark while at KU.
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