Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 19 points, converting two driving layups down the stretch, and fellow freshman Cliff Alexander had 13 points and 13 rebounds as the No. 11 Jayhawks pulled away late for an 85-78 victory over the No. 11 Sooners on Monday night.
The Cowboys sent Kansas to the free throw line a stunning 46 times Tuesday night, and the Jayhawks made more than enough for a 67-57 victory that kept them perfect in Big 12 play.
Kenny Chery was involved in two plays in the final 10 seconds when Baylor wasn’t able to regain the lead in a 56-55 loss.
With quarterback Trevor Knight and star wide receiver Sterling Shepard nursing injuries, the 23rd-ranked Sooners have found their identity with an offense heavy on power football and option plays.
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury believes Kansas has some momentum going into Saturday’s matchup between two winless Big 12 teams.
Texas Tech is trying to avoid a ninth straight Big 12 loss going back to last season. Kansas is also looking for its first conference win this season and the first for interim coach Clint Bowen.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said on Friday, at the end of the league’s spring meetings, that the eight continuing members of the league will each get about $23 million.
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The NCAA tournament selection committee will have some tough choices this weekend, including where to seed Kansas in lieu of Joel Embiid’s back injury.
After falling to Kansas by a score of 82-57 on Wednesday night, the Red Raiders must knock off Texas on Saturday and then win the Big 12 tournament to finish the season at least .500.
Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures Monday night, and the Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 to ensure a share of their 10th consecutive league crown.
Texas Tech was so close to earning its third win of the season over a Top 25 team. But they came up just short in a 64-63 defeat to Kansas on Tuesday night.