With the regular season winding down, every game takes on a must-win vibe for the No. 13 Kansas Jayhawks (20-6 overall, 9-4 Big 12), as they trail Texas Tech (22-4, 10-3) in the conference standings. KU takes on West Virginia (19-7, 8-5) Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse, where former star big man Cole Aldrich will have his jersey retired.
West Virginia starters: Jevon Carter, Daxter Miles, Wesley Harris, Esa Ahmad and Sagaba Konate.
Starting lineup intros underway. It's an electric atmosphere today.
The crowd is rocking and we are underway after Udoka wins the tip...
Two missed 3s to start for KU.
Lagerald Vick and Sabaga Konate, who had words at the end of the game in Morgantown, bump each other after that last whistle.
First foul on Malik Newman.
First team to score wins?
First bucket goes to WVU after Wesley Harris drills a 3.
Second foul on Wesley Harris and he's headed to the bench.
Four possessions, one point for KU.
Svi swishes a 3. WVU up 5-4.
No problems against the press so far.