Kansas State is 1-3 all time at home against No. 1 teams, with the win coming over Missouri in February of 1990. The Wildcats did defeat No. 2 Kansas two years ago in a game that had similar buildup. Surprisingly, it appeared Kansas State was the more focused team in the game leading up to this one, as the Wildcats won at Colorado 87-81 on Saturday while Texas had to go overtime at home to shake off Texas A&M, a team missing its second-best player. This will be Texas' toughest road test to date by far, so don't be surprised if a wild crowd and the backcourt combo of
Notre Dame is always tough at home, and catching Syracuse after a hyped win at West Virginia on Saturday should work in the Irish's favor. Notre Dame is 12-1 at home, which includes a win over West Virginia nine days ago. With a home game against struggling DePaul on deck, ND could be looking at a 5-2 Big East record if they can knock off the Orange tonight.