Before every KU men’s basketball game, The Star’s Jesse Newell previews the Jayhawks’ upcoming opponent with a scouting report and prediction.
Tuesday’s game: No. 2 Kansas at Oklahoma, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Opponent’s record: 6-8
KenPom (Ken Pomeroy) Ranking: 75
Point spread: KU by 12 1/2
All statistics from KenPom.com, Hoop-Math.com and Synergy Sports Technology. KenPom stats also only include Division I competition.
u25aa Rim protection: Thanks mostly to Khadeem Lattin, Oklahoma ranks 42nd in defensive block rate.