On December 1 at Allen Fieldhouse, the No. 4 UConn Huskies (7-0) will take on the No. 5 Kansas Jayhawks (6-1) in an effort to extend their winning streak to eight games.
While losing 3 starters from that squad, the UConn Huskies appear to have continued where they left off on their route to a National Championship in 2023. With an impeccable 7-0 record and impressive victories against teams like Texas and Indiana, the Huskies are ready to take on Kansas. The Huskies defeated visiting New Hampshire 84-64 in their last game creating school history in the process. This victory established a new NCAA record as it was the team’s 24th consecutive victory by double digits over a non-conference foe. They were guided by Donovan Clihgan, who scored 29 points and pulled down 7 rebounds in the win against New Hampshire. After playing for Rutgers the previous season, senior guard Cam Spencer is in the inaugural season with the Huskies. He averages 16.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 1.4 steals per game and has scored in double figures in the last 6 matches.
With the exception of a defeat to Marquette during the Maui Classic, the Kansas Jayhawks have performed up to their high ranking at the beginning of the season. They still had impressive victories over SEC teams like Tennessee and Kentucky. Last game at Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas defeated Eastern Illinois 71-63 to raise their record to 6-1. Hunter Dickinson, a senior center, played 3 seasons at Michigan before joining the Jayhawks. Leading the club in both scoring and rebounds, he has been outstanding. He has averaged 21.7 points, 12.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 30.1 minutes of play over his past 7 starts. The Kansas Jayhawks pull down 37 rebounds per game and allow only 28.3% of their shots to be made from beyond the arc.
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UConn Huskies vs Kansas Jayhawks Game Information
- Date: 12/01/2023
- Time: 09:00 PM ET
- Location: Allen Fieldhouse in Kansas.
- How to Watch : ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com