Jordan Loveridge and the Utes will play Kansas on ESPN
July 25, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah men's basketball contest this coming season vs. Kansas on December 13 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City will tip off at 2:15 p.m. CT and be televised live on ESPN.
The two teams have played only once before with the Jayhawks earning the victory at Kemper Arena during the opener to the 1995-96 season.
No. 2-ranked Kansas topped the No. 8-ranked Utes 79-68 despite 22 points and 10 rebounds from Keith Van Horn.
The Utes return a solid nucleus from a 21-win team in 2013-14 and will be trying to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.
Kansas has won 10-straight Big 12 conference titles and captured three national titles, finishing as the national runner-up during the 2011-12 season.