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1985–86 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team

The 1985–86 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas during the 1985–86 NCAA Division I men's basketball season.

1985–86 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Big Eight Tournament Champions
Big Eight Regular Season Champions
NCAA Tournament, Final Four
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 2
1985–86 record35–4 (13–1 Big 8)
Head coachLarry Brown (3rd season)
Assistant coachBill Self (1st season)
Home arenaAllen Fieldhouse
Seasons
1985–86 Big Eight Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 2 Kansas 13 1   .929     35 4   .897
Iowa State 9 5   .643     22 11   .667
Nebraska 8 6   .571     19 11   .633
Missouri 8 6   .571     21 14   .600
No. 15 Oklahoma 8 6   .571     26 9   .743
Oklahoma State 6 8   .429     15 13   .536
Colorado 0 14   .000     8 20   .286
Kansas State 4 10   .286     16 14   .533
1986 Big Eight Tournament winner
As of March 31, 1986; Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

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ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
November 22*
No. 5 vs. Pepperdine W 67–61  1–0
McNichols Arena 
Denver, CO
November 24*
No. 5 vs. Washington W 69–64  2–0
McNichols Arena 
Denver, CO
November 29*
 ESPN
No. 5 vs. No. 9 Louisville
Preseason NIT semifinal
W 83–78  3–0
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
December 1*
 ESPN
No. 5 vs. No. 6 Duke
Preseason NIT final
L 86–92  3–1
Madison Square Garden 
New York, NY
December 3*
No. 7 SIU-Edwardsville W 86–71  4–1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
December 4*
No. 7 Western Carolina W 101–79  5–1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
December 7*
No. 7 at NC State W 71–56  6–1
Greensboro Coliseum 
Greensboro, NC
December 9*
No. 7 South Alabama W 72–48  7–1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
December 14*
No. 7 No. 9 Kentucky W 83–66  8–1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
December 21*
No. 6 Arkansas W 89–78  9–1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
December 23*
No. 6 George Washington W 94–71  10–1
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
December 27*
No. 6 vs. Louisiana Tech W 81–59  11–1
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
December 28*
No. 6 vs. Wichita State W 81–56  12–1
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
January 4*
No. 5 at No. 9 Memphis State L 80–83 OT 12–2
Mid-South Coliseum 
Memphis, TN
January 6*
No. 5 at Detroit W 60–51  13–2
Cobo Arena 
Detroit, MI
January 11*
No. 9 SMU W 72–56  14–2
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
January 15
No. 8 at Nebraska W 81–70  15–2
(1–0)
Bob Devaney Sports Center 
Lincoln, NE
January 18
No. 8 Oklahoma State W 95–72  16–2
(2–0)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
January 21
No. 7 No. 5 Oklahoma W 98–92  17–2
(3–0)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
January 23
No. 7 at Missouri
Border War
W 81–77  18–2
(4–0)
Hearnes Center 
Columbia, MO
January 25*
No. 7 No. 13 Louisville W 71–69  19–2
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
January 27
No. 7 at Iowa State L 74–77  19–3
(4–1)
Hilton Coliseum 
Ames, IA
February 1
(4) at Kansas State
Sunflower Showdown
W 64–50  20–3
(5–1)
Ahearn Fieldhouse 
Manhattan, KS
February 5
No. 6 Colorado W 100–64  21–3
(6–1)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
February 8
No. 6 at Oklahoma State W 85–69  22–3
(7–1)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (6,381)
Stillwater, OK
February 11
No. 3 Missouri W 100–66  23–3
(8–1)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
February 15
No. 3 Nebraska W 79–61  24–3
(9–1)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
February 19
No. 3 at Colorado W 79–74  25–3
(10–1)
Coors Events Center 
Boulder, CO
February 22
No. 3 Kansas State W 84–69  26–3
(11–1)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
February 24
No. 3 at No. 10 Oklahoma W 87–80  27–3
(12–1)
Lloyd Noble Center 
Norman, OK
March 1
No. 2 Iowa State W 90–70  28–3
(13–1)
Allen Fieldhouse 
Lawrence, KS
Big 8 Tournament
March 7*
No. 2 vs. Kansas State
Big Eight Tournament Quarterfinal
W 74–51  29–3
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
March 8*
No. 2 vs. No. 15 Oklahoma
Big Eight Tournament Semifinal
W 72–70  30–3
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
March 9*
No. 2 vs. Iowa State
Big Eight Tournament Final
W 73–71  31–3
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
NCAA Tournament
March 13*
 NCAA productions
(1) No. 2 vs. (16) North Caroilna A&T
NCAA Midwest Regional first round
W 71–46  32–3
University of Dayton Arena 
Dayton, OH
March 15*
 CBS
(1) No. 2 vs. (8) Temple
NCAA Midwest Regional second round
W 65–43  33–3
University of Dayton Arena 
Dayton, OH
March 21*
 CBS
(1) No. 2 vs. (5) No. 18 Michigan State
NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal
W 96–86 OT 34–3
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
March 23*
 CBS
(1) No. 2 vs. (3) NC State
NCAA Midwest Regional final
W 75–67  35–3
Kemper Arena 
Kansas City, MO
March 29*
 CBS
(1) No. 2 vs. (1) No. 1 Duke
NCAA Final Four
L 67–71  35–4
Reunion Arena 
Dallas, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. MW=Midwest.

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