Kansas hits the road in conference play again, this time to west Texas to visit the Red Raiders of Texas Tech in Lubbock.
Kansas enters the contest with a ranking of #6 by the AP, while Texas Tech comes in at #25. KenPom has the Jayhawks at #4 and the Raiders at #20. The preseason conference coaches poll picked Tech to finish 4th in the Big 12 this year.
Kansas leads the all-time series 39-6 over Texas Tech. The most recent meeting was a 67-61 KU win in Allen Fieldhouse in February of last year.
Here are the essentials:
(6) Kansas: 12-1, 1-0 Big 12
Texas Tech: 10-3, 0-1 Big 12
Line: KU -4.5
How to Watch
Saturday, Jan 8, 3:00 p.m. CST
Lubbock, TX: United Supermarkets Arena (15,000)
- Jon Sciambi (Play-by-Play), Fran Fraschilla (Analyst)
Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network
- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)
Online Streaming: www.espn.com/watch or the ESPN app (cable subscription required)
Texas Tech is the first AP top-25 team KU will face this season. Bill Self is just 26-24 while at KU in road games against top-25 teams.
Kansas still leads the Big 12 in scoring offense, field goal percentage, and 3-point percentage.
While the last four KU-TT matchups have been decided by six points or less, KU is still 6-2 against Tech over the last eight meetings, and 22-2 over the last 24 meetings.