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Christian Braun on challenges of playing same team twice in three days

Coming off a home win over Oklahoma State on Monday, unranked Kansas will now turn its attention to an unusual stretch of games to close out the week.

KU will have a rare back-to-back two-game series with Iowa State this week. The Jayhawks will host the Cyclones on Thursday before traveling to Ames, Iowa on Saturday.

Entering this two-game stretch, Kansas is 13-7 on the year and 7-5 in Big 12 action. Iowa State, meanwhile, is 2-12 overall and winless in nine conference outings.

Kansas coach Bill Self, along with players Jalen Wilson and Christian Braun, spoke about the challenges and benefits of playing the same team twice in three days during its media availability on Wednesday.

Tipoff for Thursday’s matchup between KU and ISU is slated for 6 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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Kansas coach Bill Self previews upcoming series against Iowa State

Coming off a home win over Oklahoma State on Monday, unranked Kansas will now turn its attention to an unusual stretch of games to close out the week.

KU will have a rare back-to-back two-game series with Iowa State this week. The Jayhawks will host the Cyclones on Thursday before traveling to Ames, Iowa on Saturday.

Entering this two-game stretch, Kansas is 13-7 on the year and 7-5 in Big 12 action. Iowa State, meanwhile, is 2-12 overall and winless in nine conference outings.

Kansas coach Bill Self, along with players Jalen Wilson and Christian Braun, spoke about the challenges and benefits of playing the same team twice in three days during its media availability on Wednesday.

Tipoff for Thursday’s matchup between KU and ISU is slated for 6 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN.

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Kansas senior Marcus Garrett on importance of home win against Cowboys

Unranked for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas men’s basketball team earned a much-needed 78-66 victory over No. 23 Oklahoma State on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

David McCormack led KU with 23 points in the win, while Marcus Garrett finished with 17 points.

The Jayhawks improved to 13-7 on the year, which includes a 7-5 clip in Big 12 action.

KU will host Iowa State on Thursday night and then travel to Ames, Iowa just two days later.

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KU’s David McCormack on key to playing well in second half against OSU

Unranked for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas men’s basketball team earned a much-needed 78-66 victory over No. 23 Oklahoma State on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

David McCormack led KU with 23 points in the win, while Marcus Garrett finished with 17 points.

The Jayhawks improved to 13-7 on the year, which includes a 7-5 clip in Big 12 action.

KU will host Iowa State on Thursday night and then travel to Ames, Iowa just two days later.

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Kansas head coach Bill Self following 78-66 win over No. 23 Oklahoma State

Unranked for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas men’s basketball team earned a much-needed 78-66 victory over No. 23 Oklahoma State on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

David McCormack led KU with 23 points in the win, while Marcus Garrett finished with 17 points.

The Jayhawks improved to 13-7 on the year, which includes a 7-5 clip in Big 12 action.

KU will host Iowa State on Thursday night and then travel to Ames, Iowa just two days later.

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Kansas coach Bill Self on what went wrong in 91-79 road loss to West Virginia

No. 17 West Virginia led wire-to-wire in its 91-79 victory over No. 23 Kansas Saturday afternoon in the WVU Coliseum.

The win gave the Mountaineers (13-5, 6-3) some much-needed revenge in the rematch. The Jayhawks (12-7, 6-5) earned a 79-65 win in this matchup at Allen Fieldhouse on Dec. 22.

WVU led by as many as 14 with 1:03 left to play, while having a pair of 20-point scorers in the win. Miles McBride led West Virginia with 29 points, while Taz Sherman finished with 23 points in the win.

Kansas will play host to Oklahoma State at 8 p.m. Monday.

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KU guard Ochai Agbaji on importance of winning at West Virginia on Saturday

Coming off a rivalry win earlier this week, the Kansas men's basketball team will have a tough challenge on Saturday when it travels to No. 17 West Virginia.

The Jayhawks, who are ranked No. 23 in the nation, are coming off a 74-51 win over Kansas State on Tuesday. West Virginia, meanwhile, earned a 76-72 victory over Iowa State last time out.

In the first meeting between these two teams, Kansas recorded a 79-65 home win over WVU on Dec. 22.

KenPom projects WVU to secure a 72-70 win in the rematch with KU on Saturday.

Tipoff from WVU Coliseum will be at 1 p.m. and the game will be televised on CBS.

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Kansas coach Bill Self expecting different West Virginia team ahead of rematch this weekend

Coming off a rivalry win earlier this week, the Kansas men's basketball team will have a tough challenge on Saturday when it travels to No. 17 West Virginia.

The Jayhawks, who are ranked No. 23 in the nation, are coming off a 74-51 win over Kansas State on Tuesday. West Virginia, meanwhile, earned a 76-72 victory over Iowa State last time out.

In the first meeting between these two teams, Kansas recorded a 79-65 home win over WVU on Dec. 22.

KenPom projects WVU to secure a 72-70 win in the rematch with KU on Saturday.

Tipoff from WVU Coliseum will be at 1 p.m. (CT) and the game will be televised on CBS.

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David McCormack after KU’s offense was limited in 19-point loss to Tennessee

No. 15 Kansas was overwhelmed by No. 18 Tennessee in a 80-61 loss Saturday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This matchup was a break between conference play as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Jayhawks are now 5-3 in this particular conference challenge.

Kansas falls to 11-6 on the year with the loss, while Tennessee improves to 12-3 overall.

In the loss, KU shot 38% from the floor. David McCormack led the team with 17 points in a losing effort.

Kansas will host Kansas State at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Kansas coach Bill Self on what went wrong in 80-61 road loss to Tennessee

No. 15 Kansas was overwhelmed by No. 18 Tennessee in a 80-61 loss Saturday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee.

This matchup was a break between conference play as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Jayhawks are now 5-3 in this particular conference challenge.

Kansas falls to 11-6 on the year with the loss, while Tennessee improves to 12-3 overall.

In the loss, KU shot 38% from the floor. David McCormack led the team with 17 points in a losing effort.

Kansas will host Kansas State at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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