KU, K-State remain in top 10 after non-conference basketball wins
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Despite each losing their most recent Big 12 games, the Kansas and Kansas State men’s basketball teams remained in the top 10 in the AP poll. K-State fell from No. 5 to No. 7 and KU moved up a spot from No. 9 to No. 8.
The Jayhawks and Wildcats each won their games in the final iteration of the SEC/Big 12 challenge. KU went on the road to defeat Kentucky, and K-State scored a home victory over Florida.
K-State lost a road game to Iowa State last Tuesday and the Jayhawks were fell at Baylor a night before, their third straight Big 12 defeat.
Both teams have a chance to get back on the right track this week, as K-State travels to Lawrence for the second game between the in-state rivals this season. The Wildcats took the first matchup, beating KU 83-82 in overtime in Manhattan on Jan. 17.
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