KU-Texas Southern basketball preview: Projected lineups, time, TV, what to expec…


Texas Southern at No. 3 Kansas

When/where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence

TV/radio: KMCI (Ch. 38), Spectrum; WHB (810 AM)

Projected lineups

P

No.

TEXAS SOUTHERN

Ht.

Yr

PPG

F

4

Kevin Scott

6-4

Sr.

11.3

C

5

Trayvon Reed

7-2

Jr.

11.0

G

1

Donte Clark

6-4

Sr.

18.0

G

2

Derrick Bruce

6-3

Jr.

9.8

G

3

Demontrae Jefferson

5-7

Soph.

21.0

P

No.

KANSAS

Ht

Yr.

PPG

C

35

Udoka Azubuike

7-0

Soph.

14.3

G

10

Svi Mykhailiuk

6-8

Sr.

19.7

G

14

Malik Newman

6-3

Soph.

12.3

G

4

Devonté Graham

6-2

Sr.

9.7

G

2

Lagerald Vick

6-5

Jr.

18.0

ABOUT TEXAS SOUTHERN (0-4): Texas Southern is located in Houston, with an enrollment of 9,500. … The Tigers will be playing their fifth of a 13-game road stretch to start the season. Texas Southern has lost to Gonzaga (97-69), Washington State (86-84, OT), Ohio State (82-64) and Syracuse (80-67). … Demontrae Jefferson, a 5-7 sophomore guard, leads the Tigers in scoring with 21.0 points per game. He’s missed the last two games because of a suspension. A school official did not know if Jefferson will play on Tuesday. … Trayvon Reed, a 7-foot-2, 240-pound junior center, averages 11.0 points and 9.3 rebounds a game. …Mike Davis is 99-73 in his sixth season at Texas Southern and 336-225 in his 18th season overall, with stints at Indiana (1997-2000) and UAB (2006-12). His 2002 Indiana team lost to Maryland in the NCAA title game. … Texas Southern won the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship last season and is the preseason league favorite for 2017-18. … Texas Southern has won 23 straight home games.



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