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How to Watch: Tennessee at Kansas

It’s Big 12-SEC Challenge time.

NCAA Basketball: Kansas at Oklahoma Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas stays home in Allen Fieldhouse for the Big 12-SEC Challenge as Tennessee comes to town.

Kansas is the #3 team in the country in the AP Poll, while Tennessee comes in unranked. KenPom currently has KU at #1 and Tennessee at #50.

Kansas leads the all-time series with Tennessee 3-1, which includes a 1-0 record inside Allen Fieldhouse. The most recent meeting was an 87-82 Kansas win in overtime in the 2018 preseason NIT in New York City.

Here are the essentials:

The Numbers

(3) Kansas: 15-3, 5-1

Tennessee: 12-6, 4-2

Line: KU -14.5

How to Watch

Saturday, Jan 25, 3:00 p.m. CST

Lawrence, KS: Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)


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

- Jon Sciambi (Play-by-Play), Fran Fraschilla (Analyst)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

- Dan Shulman (Play-by-Play), Jay Bilas (Analyst), Holly Rowe (Reporter)

Fun Facts

Kansas is expecting its 300th consecutive sellout, a streak that dates back to December of 2001.

This is the 18th time Kansas has been a part of ESPN’s College Gameday, and KU’s 8th time as the host. The Jayhawks are 11-6 so far when the Gameday crew is in town, but have won 6 of the last 7.

The Big 12 leads the annual B12-SEC Challenge 4-1-1. Kansas is 4-2 in the event.

Tennessee is in the top-10 nationally in points allowed per game and blocks per game.

Remember Rick Barnes? He’s currently the head coach at Tennessee. Barnes is just 7-21 all-time vs Kansas.