LAWRENCE, KAN. – UNC Greensboro men’s basketball will be in search of a historic victory when the Spartans take on No. 3 Kansas Friday night in a game televised nationally on ESPNU.
Where: Allen Fieldhouse | Lawrence, Kan.
When: Friday, Nov. 8 | 9 p.m.
Five Facts To Know
-- The Spartans are coming off a 33-point victory in their season opener, as UNCG defeated North Carolina A&T 83-50 on Tuesday night
-- In No. 3 Kansas, UNCG will be facing its highest-ranked opponent since facing No. 1 Duke on Dec. 29, 2010
-- The game will feature the Southern Conference’s Preseason Player of the Year in UNCG’s Isaiah Miller and the Big 12’s Preseason Player of the Year in Kansas’ Udoka Azubuike
-- UNCG will be looking for its first victory over a team ranked in the AP Top 25 in program history
-- Kansas heads into Friday night’s tilt with an 0-1 record after the Jayhawks dropped their season opener to No. 4 Duke 68-66 in the State Farm Champions Classic
-- This will mark just the second time UNCG and Kansas have shared a court
-- UNCG lost to then-No. 2 Kansas 105-66 on Nov. 22, 2002
Upcoming For The Spartans
UNCG will return home to face Averett on Monday, Nov. 11 at the Greensboro Coliseum in the first game of the Spartan Invitational. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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