Bill Self could have easily loaded up with cupcakes after losing all five starters. Instead, the Kansas coach still put together a difficult non-conference schedule that includes a trip to the Bahamas, a date with Duke and road games against a pair of Top 25 teams.
Kansas beat Ohio State for a third time in the last two years, Oklahoma State dominated defensively again, West Virginia's Aaric Murray had a breakout game, K-State knocked off No. 8 Florida and TCU held on at Rice.
Kansas coach Bill Self was frustrated a few weeks back when his Kansas team didn't show enough toughness to close out Michigan State down in Atlanta. However, the Jayhawks are a different team. They have a budding star and proved they may be tougher than Self thought on Saturday with a win in Columbus.