If Kansas is to continue its recent success against Oklahoma, it must find a way to break out of a current rough stretch that has coach Bill Self frustrated and concerned.
The fifth-ranked Jayhawks look to avoid their first three-game losing streak in almost eight years when they try for an 11th straight victory over the host Sooners in Saturday's Big 12 matchup.
Self was not ready to panic after Kansas' 18-game winning streak and 33-game run at Allen Fieldhouse ended with an 85-80 loss to previously unranked Oklahoma State last Saturday. His concern increased Wednesday after the Jayhawks (19-3, 7-2) shot 29.5 percent (18 of 61) in a 62-55 road loss to a TCU team that was 0-8 in the Big 12.
It's the first time Kansas lost consecutive contests since Jan. 14-16, 2006 - a span of 264 games and the longest active streak in Division I. The Jayhawks last dropped three straight Feb. 14-21, 2005.
"All teams go through funks, but we're certainly in probably the worst funk that I've ever ...