No. 2 Kansas travels to Lexington, KY to take on no. 4 Kentucky this Saturday for the marquee matchup of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
After Kansas' 79-73 victory against Kentucky Jan. 28, Brian Mini looks at the takeaways from the trip to Rupp Arena and Bill Self's comments on the importance of the game.
Junior forward Dwight Coleby's performance was just what the Jayhawks needed to win agains Kentucky. His role on the court may continue to grow, with the indefinite suspension of Carlton Bragg Jr.
Usually when two unheralded recruits go up against the best point guard and second-best shooting guard in their recruiting class, the latter comes out on top.
Just don't count out Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte' Graham.
At one point, the Kansas Jayhawks were down by as many as 12 points to the Kentucky Wildcats. But valiant efforts from freshman guard Josh Jackson and senior guard Frank Mason helped boost the Jayhawks to victory.
Kansas coach Bill Self doesn't want to revert to using a rare zone defense against Kentucky, but with an even shorter frontcourt rotation without sophomore forward Carlton Bragg, the Jayhawks may not have a choice.
The programs have changed since James Naismith, Phog Allen and Adolph Rupp walked the earth. But the tradition that those men instilled at Kansas and Kentucky are forever interlinked.
In his weekly press conference on Thursday, Bill Self addressed for the first time the five players listed as witnesses in the ongoing rape investigation at McCarthy Hall, as well as the team's upcoming matchup with Kentucky.
Skylar Rolstad picks the brain of Chris Angolia, the associate sports editor of the Kentucky Kernel, about the upcoming Kansas at Kentucky game.
Kansas vs. Kentucky: two of the most winningest programs in college basketball history face off in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Kentucky has the home court advantage and two outstanding freshman, while Kansas has experienced upperclassmen and strong outside shooters. Who will win?
On Saturday, Jan. 28, the No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks take on the No. 4 Kentucky Wildcats in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Both teams are coming off a recent loss and looking to make a comeback.
Kansan sportswriter Evan Riggs says the Kansas Jayhawks needed a decisive win to push their momentum forward, and they certainly got it with the win against Kentucky on Saturday.
Junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. had been struggling the last few week. On Saturday night he broke out of his slump scoring a career-high 33 points in Kansas' 90-86 win over Kentucky.
After falling to Kentucky by 32 the year before, the Kansas men's basketball team was out for revenge. Junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. scored 33 points in front of his grandfather, who was in attendance, as the Jayhawks won in overtime.
Ahead of Saturday's matchup between Kansas and Kentucky, several College GameDay analysts spoke to sports editor Scott Chasen about what makes this game and the Allen Fieldhouse atmosphere so unique.
Before Saturday's game against Kentucky, the Kansan caught up with Kentucky Kernel sports editor Josh Ellis to talk about the upcoming game, Kentucky coach John Calipari leaving for the NBA and why Kentucky has struggled so much at various points.
With Kansas and Kentucky set to play in Allen Fieldhouse Saturday, Skylar Rolstad and Mike Maicke argue which current streak is the more impressive: Kansas's 11-straight Big 12 titles or Kentucky's four Final Four appearances in the past five years.
Evan Riggs and Scott Chasen break down the top 25 matchup between Kansas and Kentucky on Saturday. They look at the probable starters for both teams and what will be the make or break individual match-ups in the game.