Kansas and Kansas State release updated mens basketball schedules Featured

Both Kansas and Kansas State released their updated 2020-21 mens basketball schedules Monday.

Kansas men’s basketball schedule includes the Big 12 Conference round-robin details. KU will have additional non-conference games. Included will be a Champions Classic matchup against Kentucky at a site to be determined on December 1st.
They will also host North Dakota State, Creighton, Omaha and Tarleton State.

Kansas State also released their updated mens basketball schedule. The Schedule includes 17 home games including the inaugural Little Apple Classic. The Wildcats will play Drake and Colorado November 25th and 27th. They will also host UMKC, UNLV and Milwaukee.

ESPN is casting aside initial plans to host eight of its nonconference men’s college basketball events at a bubble site in Orlando, Florida. The events are now canceled for this season and will resume in 2021-22.
ESPN was trying to move eight of the 10 men’s events it hosts to ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World in Orlando, where the NBA recently completed its 100-day bubble.

The events consisted of the Champions Classic, Charleston Classic, Myrtle Beach Invitational, NIT Season Tip-Off, Wooden Legacy, Orlando Invitational, Jimmy V Classic and Diamond Head Classic.

There is hope the Champions Classic and Jimmy V Classic will be played in 2020, only from a different location.

The Champions Classic features Kansas vs. Kentucky and Michigan State vs. Duke.
The Jimmy V Classic was scheduled for Baylor vs. Illinois and Gonzaga vs. Tennessee.

Kansas Mens Basketball Schedule
DATE OPPONENT SITE (ARENA)
Dec. 1 Kentucky (Champions Classic) TBD
Dec. 5 NORTH DAKOTA STATE Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Dec. 8 CREIGHTON Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Dec. 11 OMAHA Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Dec. 13 TARLETON STATE Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Dec. 17 at Texas Tech* Lubbock, Texas (United Supermarkets Arena)
Dec. 22 WEST VIRGINIA* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Jan. 2 TEXAS* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Jan. 5 at TCU* Fort Worth, Texas (Schollmaier Arena)
Jan. 9 OKLAHOMA* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Jan. 12 at Oklahoma State* Stillwater, Okla. (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
Jan. 16 IOWA STATE* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Jan. 18 at Baylor* Waco, Texas (Ferrell Center)
Jan. 23 at Oklahoma* Norman, Okla. (Lloyd Noble Center)
Jan. 26 TCU* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Jan. 30 at Tennessee Knoxville, Tenn. (Thompson-Boling Arena)
Feb. 2 KANSAS STATE* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Feb. 6 at West Virginia* Morgantown, W. Va. (WVU Coliseum)
Feb. 8 OKLAHOMA STATE* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Feb. 13 at Iowa State* Ames, Iowa (Hilton Coliseum)
Feb. 16 at Kansas State* Manhattan, Kan. (Bramlage Coliseum)
Feb. 20 TEXAS TECH* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
Feb. 22 at Texas* Austin, Texas (Erwin Center)
Feb. 27 BAYLOR* Lawrence, Kan. (Allen Fieldhouse)
March 10-13 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Kansas City, Mo. (T-Mobile Center)
March 18-21 NCAA First/Second Rounds TBD
March 25-28 NCAA Sweet 16/Elite Eight TBD
April 3 NCAA Final Four Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Stadium)
April 5 NCAA National Championship Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Stadium)


Kansas State 2020-21 Men's Basketball Schedule
Day Date Opponent
Little Apple Classic (Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kan.)
Wednesday Nov. 25 K-STATE VS. DRAKE
Friday Nov. 27 K-STATE VS. COLORADO
Monday Nov. 30 KANSAS CITY
Saturday Dec. 5 UNLV
Tuesday Dec. 8 MILWAUKEE
Big 12/Big East Battle TBD
Tuesday Dec. 15 @Iowa State*
Saturday Dec. 19 BAYLOR*
Monday Dec. 21 JACKSONVILLE
Tuesday Dec. 29 SOUTH DAKOTA
Saturday Jan. 2 TCU*
Tuesday Jan. 5 @Texas Tech*
Saturday Jan. 9 OKLAHOMA STATE*
Wednesday Jan. 13 IOWA STATE*
Saturday Jan. 16 @Texas*
Tuesday Jan. 19 @Oklahoma*
Saturday Jan. 23 WEST VIRGINIA*
Wednesday Jan. 27 @Baylor*
Big 12-SEC Challenge (Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kan.)
Saturday Jan. 30 TEXAS A&M
Tuesday Feb. 2 @Kansas*
Saturday Feb. 6 TEXAS TECH*
Tuesday Feb. 9 TEXAS*
Saturday Feb. 13 @Oklahoma State*
Tuesday Feb. 16 KANSAS*
Saturday Feb. 20 @TCU*
Tuesday Feb. 23 OKLAHOMA*
Saturday Feb. 27 @West Virginia*
Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship (T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, Mo.)
Wed.-Sat. March 10-13

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