How to Watch Houston vs. Kansas Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 9

The No. 1 Houston Cougars (27-3, 14-3 Big 12) will attempt to extend an eight-game win streak when they host the No. 14 Kansas Jayhawks (22-8, 10-7 Big 12) on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Fertitta Center. The contest airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN.

Catch the thrilling matchup featuring the Cougars and Jayhawks on air on ESPN. Don’t miss all the action!

Cougars vs. Jayhawks Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Fertitta Center

Cougars Insights

  • Houston sports a top-25 defense this season, ranking best in college basketball with 57.3 points allowed per game. On offense, it ranks 163rd with 74.1 points scored per contest.
  • The Cougars are 60th in the nation with 38 rebounds per game so far this season. Meanwhile, they rank 100th with 33.3 rebounds allowed per contest.
  • This season, Houston ranks 186th in college basketball in assists, dishing out 13 per game.
  • The Cougars are dominating in terms of turnovers, as they rank fourth-best in college basketball in turnovers committed (8.1 per game) and 12th-best in forced turnovers (15.1 per contest).
  • Houston ranks 161st in the country with 7.6 threes per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 135th with a 34.7% shooting percentage from downtown.
  • The Cougars are ceding 6.2 treys per game (50th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 30.7% (28th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • Houston is attempting 39.3 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 64.3% of the shots it has attempted (and 71.7% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 21.8 treys per contest, which are 35.7% of its shots (and 28.3% of the team’s buckets).

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Jayhawks Insights

  • At 77 points scored per game and 68.3 points conceded, Kansas is 84th in college basketball offensively and 78th defensively.
  • On the boards, the Jayhawks are 132nd in the nation in rebounds (36.1 per game). They are 75th in rebounds allowed (32.9 per game).
  • Kansas is best in college basketball in assists (19.3 per game) in 2023-24.
  • The Jayhawks are 165th in the country in turnovers per game (11.1) and 175th in turnovers forced (11.3).
  • In 2023-24, Kansas is 320th in the country in 3-point makes (5.8 per game) and 157th in 3-point percentage (34.4%).
  • In 2023-24, the Jayhawks are 287th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (8.2 per game) and 147th in defensive 3-point percentage (33%).
  • Kansas attempts 70.8% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 29.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 79.8% of Kansas’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 20.2% are 3-pointers.

Cougars Leaders

  • The Cougars scoring leader is LJ Cryer, who averages 15.8 per contest to go with 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • J’wan Roberts is Houston’s leading rebounder, grabbing 6.9 per game, while Jamal Shead is its best passer, distributing 6.2 assists in each contest.
  • Cryer makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cougars, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.1 per contest.
  • Shead and Ja’Vier Francis lead Houston on the defensive end, with Shead leading the team in steals averaging 2.3 per game and Francis in blocks averaging 1.5 per contest.

Jayhawks Leaders

  • Kevin McCullar is the top scorer for the Jayhawks with 19.1 points per game. He also adds 6.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game to his statistics.
  • The Kansas leaders in rebounding and assists are Hunter Dickinson with 11 rebounds per game (he also adds 18.2 points and 2.2 assists per game) and Dajuan Harris with 6.5 assists per game (he also tacks on 8.5 points and 1.9 rebounds per game).
  • McCullar is reliable from distance and leads the Jayhawks with 1.6 made threes per game.
  • Harris (1.6 steals per game) is the steal leader for Kansas while Dickinson (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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