Game Preview: Kansas vs. UNLV
Playing in its second bowl game in as many years, the Kansas Jayhawks will take on the UNLV Rebels in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona at 8 p.m. CT on Tuesday, December 26 on ESPN.
The Guaranteed Rate Bowl will be Kansas’ 14th bowl appearance in program history, where the Jayhawks hold a 6-7 record all-time. After playing Arkansas in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in 2022, Kansas makes its second-straight bowl appearance for the second time in program history.
This season, Kansas is 8-4 (5-4 Big 12), marking its first eight-win regular season since 2007 and 15th eight-win season in program history. The breakout season led to the Jayhawks playing in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl (formerly the Insight Bowl) for the second time in program history, after defeating Minnesota, 42-21, in Tempe, Arizona following the 2008 season.