Nevada @ No. 6 Kansas
Current Records: Nevada 6-4; Kansas 9-1
What to Know
The Nevada Wolf Pack have enjoyed the comforts of home their last three games, but now they must head out on the road. They and the #6 Kansas Jayhawks will round out the year against one another at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse. These two teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous games.
Even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, the Wolf Pack beat the Loyola Marymount Lions 68-63 two weeks ago. It was another big night for Nevada’s guard Grant Sherfield, who had 24 points.
Meanwhile, Kansas picked up an 80-72 victory over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks last week. The Jayhawks’ guard Christian Braun did his thing and had 21 points in addition to six rebounds.
Nevada have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 17.50 point spread they are up against. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Nevada, who are 4-5 against the spread.
The wins brought Nevada up to 6-4 and Kansas to 9-1. A couple stats to keep an eye on: The Wolf Pack are stumbling into the matchup with the 43rd most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 74.4 on average. The Jayhawks’ offense has more to brag about, as they they come into the game boasting the fifth most points per game in college basketball at 85.8. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Allen Fieldhouse — Lawrence, Kansas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $29.00
The Jayhawks are a big 17.5-point favorite against the Wolf Pack, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Jayhawks as a 16.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for Kansas
- Bobby Pettiford: Out (Abdomen)
- Cam Martin: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)
- Dillon Wilhite: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)
- Kyle Cuffe Jr.: Out for the Season (Undisclosed)
Injury Report for Nevada
No Injury Information