The No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks host the 5-3 South Florida Bulls on Saturday, looking to generate some momentum before their third contest against a top 5 opponent this year, a Dec. 10 home game against No. 2 Ohio State.
Kansas rebounded nicely from a heart-breaking loss to No. 6 Duke in Maui, beating Florida Atlantic by 23 points on Wednesday.
Under fifth-year head coach Stan Heath, South Florida returns their top eight players from last season's 10-23 squad. The Bulls have already won five games this season, but they've dropped their three biggest contests so far: a road game at VCU and home dates verse Penn State and Old Dominion.
A balanced team whose top five scorers average between 8 and 13 points a game, South Florida is led by Arizona State transfer Victor Rudd, a 6'7 210 junior forward averaging 12.5 points and 4.8 rebounds a game.
The Jayhawks, meanwhile, will try to get starting guard Elijah Johnson on track, after Johnson suffered through what coach Bill Self dubbed a "Maui hangover" against Florida Atlantic, committing 7 turnovers without scoring in 27 minutes.
The game will be televised nationally by ESPN2 at 4:15 PM.
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