How to Watch Houston vs. Kansas State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – January 27

The No. 4 Houston Cougars (17-2, 4-2 Big 12) will attempt to build on a three-game win streak when they host the Kansas State Wildcats (14-5, 4-2 Big 12) on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Fertitta Center. The game airs at 12:00 PM ET on ESPN.

This matchup will be airing on ESPN, so check it out.

Cougars vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, January 27, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 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 is scoring 73.9 points per game this season (199th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really played well defensively, giving up only 51.9 points per contest (best).
  • So far this season, the Cougars are averaging 40.4 boards per game (28th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 32.7 rebounds per contest (66th-ranked).
  • Houston ranks 172nd in the nation with 13.4 assists per contest.
  • When it comes to turnovers, things are clicking for the Cougars, who are averaging 8.5 turnovers per game (eighth-best in college basketball) and forcing 15.6 turnovers per contest (11th-best).
  • Houston is 152nd in college basketball with 7.8 treys per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 111th with a 35.4% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • The Cougars rank ninth-best in the country by allowing a three-point shooting percentage of 28% to opponents. They rank 39th in college basketball by allowing 5.9 threes per contest.
  • In terms of shot breakdown, Houston has taken 64.1% two-pointers (accounting for 71% of the team’s buckets) and 35.9% from beyond the arc (29%).

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Wildcats Insights

  • Kansas State puts up 74.1 points per game and allow 67.8, making them 188th in college basketball offensively and 92nd on defense.
  • The Wildcats are 73rd in the country in rebounds per game (38.6) and 151st in rebounds conceded (34.5).
  • This season Kansas State is ranked 80th in the nation in assists at 15.1 per game.
  • The Wildcats are the 19th-worst team in the nation in turnovers per game (14.2) and 120th in turnovers forced (12.4).
  • With 7.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 31.7% from downtown, Kansas State is 173rd and 273rd in the nation, respectively, in those categories.
  • Giving up 7.5 3-pointers per game and conceding 31.6% from beyond the arc, the Wildcats are 203rd and 92nd in the country, respectively, in those categories.
  • Kansas State attempts 58.5% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 41.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 70% of Kansas State’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 30% are 3-pointers.

Cougars Leaders

  • LJ Cryer leads the Cougars in scoring, tallying 15.6 points per game to go with 2.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • J’wan Roberts leads Houston in rebounding, averaging 7.1 per game, while Jamal Shead leads the team in assists, distributing an average of six in each contest.
  • The Cougars get the most three-point shooting production out of Cryer, who knocks down 3.1 threes per game.
  • Shead is Houston’s leader in steals, averaging 2.3 steals per game, while Ja’Vier Francis leads them in blocks with 1.6 per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Cam Carter averages 16.3 points per game to be the top scorer for the Wildcats.
  • Kansas State’s leader in rebounds is Arthur Kaluma with 7.6 per game, and its leader in assists is Tylor Perry with 5.1 per game.
  • Perry makes 2.6 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wildcats.
  • Carter (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Kansas State while William McNair (1.5 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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