The Bears have already locked up the number four seed in the Big 12 tournament next week, but they still have one regular season game left, against Kansas, on the road. The Bears are coming off a tough loss on senior night, to Oklahoma State, where they came up three points short.
“Disappointing on senior night, you never want to send the seniors out like that,” Scott Drew said. “But if this loss helps us the rest of March, then it’s been worth it,” he said.
The Jayhawks have not lost at home this season, and the Bears enter the contest on a two game skid, and have not lost three games in a row all year.
“Most of the time when we lose games, it’s because of us, not because the other team,” Jared Butler said. “Like Oklahoma State, I don’t feel like they were the better team, I feel like we didn’t bring the sense of urgency and energy,” he said.
If the Bears beat Kansas this weekend, it will make history, as their program has never defeated Kansas in Lawrence.