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Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTIncluded Columnist IVFebruary 28, 2024

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That definitely wasn’t what the Kansas Jayhawks were anticipating on Tuesday night.

The No. 7 group in the country was disturbed in your home by unranked BYU 76-68, and a bad shooting effort was among the main perpetrators.

CBS Sports College Basketball @CBSSportsCBB

DOWN GOES NO. 7 < a href="https://twitter.com/BYUMBB?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">> @BYUMBB< snaps Kansas' 19-game home winning streak. The Cougars make their 1st win versus Kansas considering that 1960. << a href="https://t.co/iTT95kIFk9">> pic.twitter.com/iTT95kIFk9

The Jayhawks shot simply 39 percent from the field (23-of-59) and just 20 percent from 3 (3-of-15), all while the Cougars sank 13 of their 34 efforts from deep. Seeing those numbers, a quote from Kansas head coach Bill Self on Monday unexpectedly handled a nearly creepy quality.

“The other day (versus Texas) we made 3 [three-point shots] and played truly well,” he informed press reporters. “If they make 13 3s, they’ve currently outscored you [by] 30 points from the field.”

Well, he called it. Accidentally, however he still called it.

When it comes to his Jayhawks, college basketball fans and experts didn’t relax on them after the loss, though the lack of Kevin McCullar was relatively kept in mind:

Jon Rothstein @JonRothstein

I’ve stated it before and I’ll state it once again: Kansas is susceptible with a healthy Kevin McCullar. << br><> < br>> Without him, the Jayhawks will not reach the 2nd weekend of the NCAA Tournament. << a href="https://t.co/dz6vu0pkWV">> https://t.co/dz6vu0pkWV

Seth Davis @SethDavisHoops

Seeing a great deal of difficult Kansas takes that do not discuss McCullar being out. Guy is a first string All-American on a group without any bench. You ‘d be hard-pressed to discover a more substantial injury anywhere. That’s the only take you require.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

FINAL: BYU 76, No. 7 Kansas 68. In Lawrence.<< br><> < br>> Stunner in the Big 12. Jayhawks blow 12-point second-half lead, lose in the house for very first time all season. Offense simply isn’t the exact same w/o Kevin McCullar Jr.<< br><> < br>> Dallin Hall and Jaxson Robinson substantial in 2nd half for BYU. Group made 13 threes.

Pat Forde @ByPatForde

Huge declaration from BYU, snapping Kansas’ 19-game home winning streak. Cougars have actually more than held their own as Big 12 beginners. Jayhawks still have not won more than 2 in a row given that Dec. 22-Jan. 6. Kevin McCullar’s lack is glaring.

Luis Alvarez @RawwHoneyy

Kansas been too irregular. they appear like a various group every video game

Henny @lilpipecleaner

Toss this Kansas group in the garbage they as not making any sound in March

Walker Carey @walkerRcarey

What is clear about this Kansas group is that it is simply unsatisfactory without Kevin McCullar Jr. to regularly play winning basketball versus great competitors.<< br><> < br>> Followed up the Baylor win with getting smacked at Texas Tech.<< br><> < br>> Followed up the Texas blowout with the BYU loss.

Bennett R. Boyle @RealBennRBoyle

Worst Kansas group given that 2018-19 if not in the last years.

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