🗓 This Day in Kansas Basketball History

Kansas is 5-2 all-time in games on Nov. 15

Nov. 15, 1989: Kansas opened up its second season under Roy Williams with a 109-83 victory over UAB in the first game of the Preseason NIT in Allen Fieldhouse. Senior Kevin Pritchard and junior Mike Maddox scored 22 and 21 points, respectively, in a game where the Jayhawks never trailed. Kansas went on to win the Preseason NIT by defeating St. John’s in Madison Square Garden, 66-57. The Jayhawks finished the 1989-90 season with a 30-5 overall record, including an 11-3 mark in Big Eight play, which tied for second. Despite being unranked at the beginning of the season, the Jayhawks finished the year No. 5. The 1989- 90 season will also be remembered for several notable games, including a 150-95 win over Kentucky and a 91-77 victory over defending-champion UNLV.