Kansas has many upcoming games in Lawrence to make its push for an eighth consecutive Big 12 title. A second straight league road win also would help the team inch closer to that goal.
The 10th-ranked Jayhawks go for their sixth consecutive 3-0 start in conference play Wednesday night when host Texas Tech tries to end its 17-game losing streak against Top 25 opponents.
With a lopsided 67-49 victory over then-No. 23 Kansas State in its conference opener Jan. 4, Kansas made an early statement to Big 12 opponents that a trip into Allen Fieldhouse could be a rough one.
Before opening a stretch of four of six at home, the Jayhawks (12-3, 2-0) will go for their second straight league road victory following Saturday's 72-61 win over Oklahoma.
"Coach (Bill Self) told us that we have to go undefeated at home and be able to scrape up some wins on the road," said junior Thomas Robinson, who scored 18 points and was one rebound shy of his third consecutive double-double.
If reigning Big 12...