Kansas and Texas come together for a huge Big 12 Top-20 showdown in Austin.
KU enters the contest at 17-7, ranked #17 in the latest AP Poll. Texas, meanwhile, is 13-6 and ranked #14. KenPom has the Jayhawks at #22 and the Longhorns at #21.
Kansas leads the overall series against Texas by a 35-10 count. However, the Jayhawks are “just” 11-7 against UT in Austin. The most recent meeting between these two programs was an 84-59 blowout Texas win in Lawrence back on January 2.
The Jayhawks are coming off a 67-61 home win over Texas Tech, while the Longhorns recently dropped an 84-82 home affair against West Virginia (that saw Texas blow a 19-point lead).
Here are the essentials:
#17 Kansas: 17-7, 11-5 Big 12
#14 Texas: 13-6, 7-5 Big 12
Line: UT -3.5
How to Watch
Tuesday, Feb 23, 8:00 p.m. CST
Austin, TX: Erwin Center
- Bob Wischusen (Play-by-Play), Jay Bilas (Analyst)
Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network
- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)
Online Streaming: www.espn.com/watch or the ESPN app (requires subscription)
KU is 6-5 against ranked opponents so far this season.
KU is 4-5 in “true” road games so far this season.
KU is 13-0 this season when leading or tied at halftime (and just 4-7 when trailing).
KU now has a 27-year streak of winning 10+ conference games, the longest active streak in the country.
Despite the loss to Texas earlier this season, the Jayhawks have still won 13 of the last 15 meetings, including a 10-game win streak from 2014-2019.