SUU Men’s Basketball To Play At Kansas In November

first_imgApril 23, 2020 /Sports News – Local SUU Men’s Basketball To Play At Kansas In November Written by Tags: SUU Basketball FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLAWRENCE, Kan.-Thursday, Southern Utah University head men’s basketball coach Todd Simon confirmed the Thunderbirds will be playing at another Power 5 school as they will face the Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse of Lawrence, Kan. November 13.The Thunderbirds upset the Jayhawks’ regional neighbor and former conference foe in the Big 8 and Big 12, Big Ten foe Nebraska last November, at Lincoln, Neb., prevailing 79-78 in double overtime.Had COVID-19 not canceled the NCAA Tournament, Kansas would have likely gone in as the overall No. 1 seed in the field as head coach Bill Self’s Jayhawks were ranked No. 1 nationally in both The Associated Press and coaches’ polls.Kansas is only the latest big-name foe Simon has given his Thunderbirds the chance to play. Previously, in his tenure, SUU has faced UCLA, Michigan State, USC, Oregon State, Iowa, UNLV and BYU.This will be the first meeting on the hardwood in history between the Thunderbirds and the Jayhawks. Brad Jameslast_img read more