February 29, 2016
Kansas center Landen Lucas defends against Texas guard Kerwin Roach, Jr. (12) in a game against the Longhorns Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. .
Bill Self has coached too many lock-down one-on-one defenders and above-the-rim intimidators in his time at Kansas University to automatically include his current collection of Jayhawks with the best defensive teams he has put on the floor in his 12-plus seasons at KU.
Kansas didn’t just win Monday night in the Erwin Center, it won by a first-round TKO, slamming the Longhorns 86-56 after jumping to a 15-0 lead. By Tom Keegan