A wild week of college basketball is complete, so it’s time to look at the highlights (and lowlights, depending on who you are) for the week of February 3 - 9.
(5) Kansas and (16) Creighton Both Lose Two Games in the Week
Bill Self and the Kansas Jayhawks entered the week reeling from their disappointing defeat at home to Oklahoma State, a loss that ended the Jayhawks’ longest active home winning streak in the nation at 33 games.
Instead of coming into TCU with the intention of overcoming their heartbreak, Kansas dropped a stunner, 62-55. The win was TCU’s first Big 12 victory of the season.
Now, most teams would take a two-game losing streak as a motivator to perform at their highest level the next game.
Not the Jayhawks. Kansas went into Norman and dropped their third consecutive game to Oklahoma 72-66.
In the span of one week, Kansas went from a national title contender to having the media, and college basketball fans alike, asking, “What’s wrong with Kansas?”