Three Things To Know: March Madness USC vs. Kansas

USC takes on Kansas at the NCAA Tournament, Monday, March 22, 2021.
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The Trojans showed up strong in Indianapolis on Saturday, and defeated the Drake Bulldogs 72-56 in a first round win. Andy Enfield's team will now advance to the next round and take on No. 3 Kansas on Monday. 

The stakes are high as the winner of this matchup will advance and the loser will head home, but until tip-off begins, here are three things you need to know.

No. 1 HISTORY

The last time USC competed against Kansas was December 22, 2011. The Jayhawks defeated USC, 63-47. Historically, Kansas is 9-5 all-time in 14 contests against USC.

No. 2 RECORDS

Both teams are riding on some momentum coming off March Madness wins. USC defeated Drake, 72-56, in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. Kansas defeated Eastern Washington, 93-84, in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

USC holds an overall record of 23-7.

Kansas holds an overall record of 21-8.

USC is the No. 6 seed in the NCAA Tournament. 

Kansas is the No.3 seed in the NCAA Tournament. 

No. 3 BETTING ODDS

Per FanDuel...

Moneyline: USC: (-118) | KU: (+100)
Spread: USC: -1.5 (-110) | KU: +1.5 (-110)
Total: 134.5 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Sports Illustrated's 2021 March Madness Bracket

Sports Illustrated's 2021 March Madness Bracket

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