The road was once again kind to the Kansas basketball team Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum, where the Jayhawks’ two battle-tested seniors steered them to a 70-56 victory over rival Kansas State. With Svi Mykhailiuk providing scoring (22 points) and rebounding (seven boards) and Devonte’ Graham (16 points, 11 assists) running the show, KU improved to 5-1 in true road games this season. By Benton Smith
Leave it to Kansas State fans to be well-schooled on the strengths and weaknesses of every Kansas basketball team that walks into Bramlage Coliseum. By Matt Tait
Gone is the first-year Kansas player who at times looked lost in thought, wondering how to fit in, what to do and what not to do. Nine days after the calendar flipped to 2018 that player faded away. By Tom Keegan
In the high-stakes world of Big 12 basketball, turnovers and 3-pointers are extremely valuable currency in every gymnasium and arena on the five-state conference map. But nothing is worth quite as much as a nasty defense. Monday night, at an electric and jam-packed Bramlage Coliseum, the Jayhawks used portions of each strength, in good stretches and bad, to plow past second-place Kansas State. By Matt Tait
A rematch of a one-point Kansas victory in Lawrence earlier this month, the No. 7 Jayhawks (17-4 overall, 6-2 Big 12) look to make it a Sunflower Showdown sweep of rival Kansas State (16-5, 5-3) at Bramlage Coliseum.