Posted January 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
Kansas needed an improbable shot just to get to overtime before eventually winning its Big 12 opener. Improving to 2-0 in conference play figures to be much easier. The sixth-ranked Jayhawks - who own one of the nation's most efficient offenses - play Saturday at Texas Tech, the league's worst defensive team. Kansas has won five straight meetings, and last season's 81-46 road victory was the Red Raiders' worst home loss ever. The Jayhawks' 49.9 percent field-goal shooting leads the Big 12 and is one of the country's best marks. Texas Tech's field-goal defense (44.6 percent) and points per game against (70.4) are both last in the conference. Offense wasn't the problem for Kansas (13-1, 1-0) in a 97-89 overtime win over Iowa State on Wednesday. Kansas allowed 79 points in regulation, nearly 20 more than its average entering the game. The Jayhawks trailed by six with 4:01 remaining and needed a banked 3-pointer by Ben McLemore in the final seconds of regulation just to get to over...
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