March 14, 2019
Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) tries to recover a ball from Texas guard Matt Coleman III (2) during the second half, Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas coach Bill Self hinted this week that he may be looking at tweaking his starting lineup ahead of Thursday’s 3 p.m. NCAA Tournament opener against No. 13 seed Northeastern at Vivint Smart Home Arena. But whether he switches things up or starts the same five he has for the past 11 games, Self can rest easy knowing he has a player on his roster named Marcus Garrett, who gives him maximum lineup flexibility, from the bench to pregame introductions and the backcourt to the paint. By Matt Tait