November 6, 2018
Kansas guard K.J. Lawson, center, fouls Michigan State forward Aaron Henry, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Indianapolis. Kansas won, 92-87.
Despite knocking off a top-10 team in the season opener, Kansas was unable to keep its No. 1 spot in the latest AP poll, which was released Monday morning.
As he predicted he might, Kansas coach Bill Self went 10 deep during Tuesday’s victory over No. 10 Michigan State in Indianapolis. And the luxury of KU’s added depth played a huge role in determining the outcome of the top-ranked Jayhawks’ season opener. By Matt Tait