Kevin McCullar Jr. scored 21 points, including back-to-back three-pointers that gave Kansas the lead down the stretch, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held on to beat No. 4 UConn 69-65 on Friday night in a showdown of the past two national champions.
The last two NCAA Champions will square off when 2022 champ and No. 5 Kansas (6-1) hosts 2023 champ and No. 4 Connecticut (7-0) on Friday, Dec. 1 in the men’s basketball BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle. Tip from Allen Fieldhouse is set for 8 p.m., CST and the game will be televised on ESPN.
Today on the Jayhawker Podcast, we’re talking to Reagan Cooper as Kansas Volleyball gets set to host NCAA Tournament Matches for the first time since 2016! The Jayhawks will face Omaha on Thursday in the opening round of the 2023 NCAA DI women's volleyball championship at 7 p.m. inside of Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.
Kansas guard Kevin McCullar Jr. has been named one of five Oscar Robertson National Players of the Week by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) for games of the week ending Sunday, Nov. 26, the USBWA announced today.
Kansas graduate-senior Kevin McCullar Jr. has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week after averaging 20.0 points and 8.3 rebounds in three games at the 2023 Allstate Maui Invitational, including two contests against top-10 opponents.