Before every KU men’s basketball game, The Star’s Jesse Newell previews the Jayhawks’ upcoming opponent with a scouting report and prediction.
Thursday’s game: Kansas vs. Texas, approximately 8:30 p.m., Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.
Opponent’s record: 16-15
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KenPom (Ken Pomeroy) Ranking: 27
Point spread: KU by 2 1/2.
All statistics from KenPom.