The No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks host the Texas Longhorns in Phog Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday night at 9 p.m. (ET) for the last game of the regular season for both Big 12 teams. The Jayhawks come into the game with a 25-5 record and are riding a seven-game win streak and are staring down a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament. The Longhorns have a 19-11 record and have won six of their last eight games including the last two in a row. They have been considered a bubble team in the past which makes this a big game for Texas. In their last meeting on Jan. 21, the Jayhawks won by a score of 69-66.
Kansas is led by junior forward Thomas Robinson, who is averaging 17.8 points per game, and senior guard Tyshawn Taylor, who is averaging 17.1. Texas is led by junior guard J'Covan Brown, who averages 19.6 points per game, and freshman guard Sheldon McCellan, who averages 11.6. The Jayhawks are 36th in scoring in college basketball, averaging 74.9 points per game while the Longhorns are 54th, averaging 73.7 points per game.
Needless to say, this should be a close game and an exciting matchup for fans of both teams as the Big 12 closes out the season. For updates throughout the game on the Jayhawks, head to Rock Chalk Talk, and for updates on the Longhorns, head to Burnt Orange Nation.
Game Date/Time: Saturday, March 3; 9 p.m. ET
Location: Phog Allen Fieldhouse; Lawrence, Kansas