No. 5 Kansas Jayhawks (5-1) vs. Omaha Mavericks (2-4)
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kan.
TV: ESPN2 | Radio: IMG Jayhawk Radio Network
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Keys for Kansas
1. Finish at the rim
For the past couple of weeks, Kansas coach Bill Self has marveled at how much his team has struggled to finish layups and close shots at the rim during its 5-1 start to the season.
The issue first surfaced in Florida, where KU missed 22 combined shots at or near the rim in games against Gonzaga and Saint Joseph’s, and continued against Kentucky and on Tuesday night against Creighton, when the Jayhawks made just 10-of-21 shots at the rim.
“It’s unbelievable,” Self said after the one-point victory.
Part of the issue has been…