Kansas and Oklahoma State meet up for a rematch, this time inside Allen Fieldhouse on Big Monday.
KU enters the contest ::checks notes:: unranked. Huh. That’s the first time in 231 weeks (12 years, or 433 games) that the Jayhawks will not have a number in front of their name on the TV screen. Meanwhile, Oklahoma State makes its entry into the top-25 this week at #23. KenPom has the Jayhawks at #27 and the Cowboys at #34.
Kansas leads the overall series against OSU by a 118-60 count. Oklahoma State has won just 10 times in 59 tries inside Allen Fieldhouse, but has seen some recent success there with victories in 2018 and 2013. The most recent meeting between these two programs was a 75-70 OSU win in Stillwater back on January 12.
The Jayhawks are coming off a disappointing 91-79 loss at Western Virginia, while the Cowboys snagged a 75-67 double overtime home win over top-10 Texas in their last outing.
Here are the essentials:
Kansas: 12-7, 6-5 Big 12
(23) Oklahoma State: 12-5, 5-5 Big 12
Line: KU -5.5
How to Watch
Monday, Feb 8, 8:00 p.m. CST
Lawrence, KS: Allen Fieldhouse
- Bob Wischusen (Play-by-Play), Fran “call a foul a foul” Fraschilla (Analyst)
Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network
- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)
Online Streaming: www.espn.com/watch or the ESPN app
While at Kansas, Bill Self is 32-0 at home on Big Monday. In fact, Kansas has lost just once at home on Big Monday, sporting a 43-1 record inside Allen Fieldhouse. The one loss? 2001 vs Iowa State, by two points.
KU is 18-1 in its last 19 Big Monday contests regardless of location.
Kansas is just 4-5 against ranked teams this year. At Kansas, Bill Self’s career record against the Top-25 is 106-56 (65.4%).