Blue Demons and third-ranked Jayhawks square off in Lawrence at 1 p.m. The game will be televised by ESPN and broadcast on WSCR (670 AM).
DePaul (2-2) at 3/3 Kansas (8-0)
Saturday, December 8, 2007
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, Kan. 1:00 p.m. (CST)
DePaul is 2-2 after beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 85-70, on November 28 in Rosemont, Ill. #3 Kansas is 8-0 after beating Eastern Washington, 85-47, on Wednesday in Lawrence, Kan.
Kansas leads the all-time series 7-1. DePaul won the last meeting, 64-57, on December 2, 2006 at the Allstate Arena. The last Jayhawk win (75-69) the series came on December 12, 2000 at the United Center in Chicago. The last meeting in Lawrence was a 74-66 Kansas win on December 17, 1998. Current streak: DePaul - 1.
The Last Meeting
Sammy Mejia scored eight straight points in the final three minutes to spark a 14-0 DePaul run as the Blue Demons beat Kansas, 64-57, at the Allstate Arena on December 2, 2006. Mejia finished with 23 points and eight rebounds while Wilson Chandler added 12 points. Kansas was led by Mario Chalmers' 15 points.
Jerry Wainwright is in his 14th season as a collegiate head coach and his third at DePaul. He is 220-175 overall and 34-31 with the Blue Demons. Wainwright is 2-0 against the Jayhawks. Bill Self is in his fourth season at Kansas and his 15th as a head coach. He is 320-134 overall and 113-29 with the Jayhawks. Self is 0-1 against the Blue Demons.
Saturday's game will be televised by ESPN with Ron Franklin (play-by-play) and Hubert Davis (color commentary) handling the announcing duties.
Saturday's game will be broadcast on WSCR (670 AM) in Chicago with Zach Zaidman (play-by-play) and Dave Corzine (color commentary) mike side.
DePaul: hosts Vanderbilt, Dec. 12
Kansas: hosts Ohio, Dec. 15