No. 2 Kansas (home) vs. UMKC (away)
Current Records: Kansas 8-1; UMKC 5-6
What to Know
The #2 Kansas Jayhawks will square off against the UMKC Kangaroos at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday at Sprint Center. Kansas is coming into the game hot, having won eight in a row.
The Jayhawks made easy work of the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers and carried off a 95-68 win. Kansas' success was spearheaded by the efforts of G Devon Dotson, who had 22 points and nine assists, and G Ochai Agbaji, who shot 5-for-8 from downtown and finished with 22 points and eight boards.
Meanwhile, UMKC came up short against the McNeese State Cowboys, falling 82-73.
Kansas is the favorite in this one, with an expected 25.5-point margin of victory. They are currently four for four against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
Kansas was totally in charge when the teams last met three seasons ago, breezing past UMKC 105-62. Will the Jayhawks repeat their success, or do the Kangaroos have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: Sprint Center -- Kansas City, Missouri
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Jayhawks are a big 25.5-point favorite against the Kangaroos.
Kansas won the only game these two teams have played in the last five years.
- Dec 06, 2016 - Kansas 105 vs. UMKC 62