Texas Tech will travel to Oklahoma State on Wednesday, then play host to Kansas on Saturday afternoon in Lubbock, Texas. The Jayhawks currently possess a half-game lead on the Red Raiders in the Big 12 standings.
Given a chance to make a last-minute trip to see the Oklahoma men’s basketball game against Kansas on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse, Berry Tramel jumped at the chance. He called it his favorite sporting venue.
For Fred Quartlebaum, this was out of the ordinary. The Kansas Jayhawks staffer is not typically the most animated person on the Jayhawks’ bench. That changed for a few minutes in KU’s 104-74 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners on Monday.
The Kansas men’s basketball team is coming off a home win where it covered the spread, and the Oklahoma Sooners have lost five straight. But there are a lot of reasons to like the Sooners’ chances to keep Monday’s game at Allen Fieldhouse close.
Udoka Azubuike scored 21 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and had 3 blocks and 2 steals in Kansas’ 77-69 victory over West Virginia on Saturday, a win that vaulted KU into a tie for first place in the Big 12.
It’s All-Star weekend for the NBA, which means Saturday will be the Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball home game that draws the most former players. Frank Mason showed up to KU’s practice Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.