Head coach Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks huddle during a timeout in the game at Allen Fieldhouse on January 14, 2013 in Lawrence, Kansas.
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Kansas: Jeff Withey, 7-0 Sr. C; Elijah Johnson, 6-4 Sr. G; Ben McLemore, 6-5 Fr. G; Travis Releford, 6-6 Sr. G; Kevin Young, 6-8 Sr. F. (Kansas game notes: http://bit.ly/WJjOcm )
Texas Tech: Ty Nurse, 6-1 Sr. G; Josh Gray, 6-1 Fr. G; Dejan Kravic, 6-11 Jr. C; Jaye Crockett, 6-7 Jr. F; Jordan Tolbert, 6-7 Soph. F. (Texas Tech Round 1 postgame notes: http://bit.ly/WJjTN9 )
Kansas has been the No. 1 seed in this event 10 times
Kansas, ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press and No. 6 in the USA Today Coaches' polls released March 11, is 17-1 at home, 7-3 in road games and 2-1 on neutral courts in 2012-13.
Kansas is holding opponents to 35.8 percent shooting and that is the best in Division I
Jeff Withey leads the Big 12 in blocked shots and is third nationally with four per game
The Jayhawks are 17-4 in the Sprint Center and has played 281 games in Kansas City
Kansas starts four seniors, including three fifth-year seniors, and one freshman
Kansas leads the overall series with Texas Tech 24-4 as the Jayhawks have won seven straight and eight of the last nine meetings.
Kansas has held a double-digit lead in all but seven contests this season. KU has held the lead in all but one game in 2012-13.
Texas Tech defeated West Virginia 71-69 in the first round of the Big 12 tournament Wednesday night in Kansas City.
Texas Tech has now won a first round game in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships for the first time since 2010.
Texas Tech tied its season high with eight 3-pointers, while also hitting a season 66.7 percent from beyond the arc. The Red Raiders were 8-12 from deep.
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