February 17, 2020
Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) erupts after hitting a three-pointer in front of Iowa State guard Tre Jackson (3) during the second half on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Ranked No. 1 in the country and saddled with just three losses on the season, the Kansas men's basketball team has had plenty of things go right during the past few months. And there are three players who typically receive most of the credit for that. Each has had his stretch — or stretches — in which he has carried the team and helped make Kansas the legitimate national title contender it appears to be. And all three, when clicking at the same time, have made Kansas nearly unstoppable. So which one has been KU's most valuable player? Here are the cases for Udoka Azubuike, Devon Dotson and Marcus Garrett as KU's 2019-20 team MVP.
For weeks, the Kansas defense has carried the third-ranked Jayhawks to tough wins in tough places.On Monday night, inside the cozy confines of Allen Fieldhouse, it was the KU offense that took its turn, catching fire to spark a 91-71 Kansas victory over Iowa State. Matt Tait