February 18, 2009

KU shooting for tenth conference win

Following up a disappointing loss to Missouri last week, No. 15 Kansas (20-5; 9-1) walked into Bramlage Coliseum Saturday and handled the Kansas State Wildcats. Now, Sherron Collins and company play host to Iowa State (13-12; 2-8), a team struggling to find wins in the Big 12. Bill Self has done a coaching job worthy of conference coach of the year, at a minimum, and in the latest ESPN tournament projections, Kansas is considered a rising No. 3 seed.

A win on Saturday could vault KU to their tenth win in the conference and keep pace with Oklahoma for the regular season championship.

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