KU Slated For Four Big Monday Games Including Sunflower Showdown

By: Justin Surrency Email
By: Justin Surrency Email

IRVING, Texas - For the ninth-straight season, the Kansas men's basketball team will make four appearances on ESPN's Big Monday, as announced by the Big 12 Conference Tuesday.

KU's first two ESPN Big Monday contests will be featured inside Allen Fieldhouse: Jan. 19 vs. Oklahoma and Feb. 2 vs. Iowa State. The Jayhawks will then hit the road for its final two matchups: Feb. 16 at West Virginia and Feb. 23 at Kansas State.

In the Big 12 era, Kansas and Oklahoma have faced each other on ESPN Big Monday eight times, while the Jayhawks have played Kansas State and Iowa State six times each. KU and West Virginia will be meeting for the second time on ESPN Big Monday.

Since the inception of the Big 12 in 1996-97, Kansas is 52-17 all-time on ESPN's Big Monday (29-1 at home, 23-16 on the road), including 33-9 under head coach Bill Self. Additionally, KU has won 22-straight ESPN Big Monday games in Allen Fieldhouse, which includes an 18-0 mark under Self.

2015 Big 12 Men's Basketball Schedule on ESPN's Big Monday
All games televised on ESPN and available on WatchESPN.com
Date - Game(s), All Times at 8 p.m. CT
January 5 - Oklahoma at Texas (ESPN or ESPN2)
January 19 - Oklahoma at KANSAS
January 26 - Texas at Iowa State
February 2 - Iowa State at KANSAS
February 9 - Iowa State at Oklahoma
February 16 - KANSAS at West Virginia
February 23 - KANSAS at Kansas State
March 2 - Baylor at Texas or Oklahoma at Iowa State

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