Kansas and North Texas meet up in the “ESPN Events Invitational,” a holiday tournament coming to you from the Orlando area.
Kansas enters the contest with a ranking of #4 by the AP, while North Texas comes in unranked. KenPom has the Jayhawks at #2 and the Mean Green at #116. The preseason conference media poll picked UNT to finish 6th in the 14-team C-USA this year.
Kansas is 1-0 all-time against North Texas, with the only previous meeting a 93-60 KU win in Allen Fieldhouse back in November of 2010.
Kansas is coming off an 88-59 home win against Stony Brook, while North Texas comes in off a 64-36 home win over UT-Arlington.