1998–99 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team

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1998–99 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Conference Big 12 Conference North
Ranking
Coaches #23
AP #22
1998–99 record 23-10 (11-5 Big 12)
Head coach Roy Williams
Home arena Allen Fieldhouse
Seasons
« 1997–98 1999–2000 »

The 1998–99 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas in the 1998-99 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, which was the Jayhawks' 101st basketball season. The head coach was Roy Williams, who served his 11th year at KU. The team played its home games in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.

Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Jeff Boschee 13 Guard 6–1 185 Freshman Valley City, North Dakota
Nick Bradford 21 Forward 6-6 190 Junior Fayetteville, Arkansas
Jeff Carey 22 Forward/Center 6–10 230 Freshman Camdenton, Missouri
Eric Chenowith 44 Center 7–0 235 Sophomore Orange, California
John Crider 12 Guard 6-3 180 Freshman Horton, Kansas
Lester Earl 3 Forward 6-8 235 Junior Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Kenny Gregory 20 Guard/Forward 6–5 215 Sophomore Columbus, Ohio
Jelani Janisse 23 Guard 6–3 210 Senior Los Angeles, California
Ashante Johnson 31 Forward 6–8 210 Junior San Diego, California
Marlon London 24 Guard 6–3 180 Freshman Broadview, Illinois
Chris Martin 30 Guard 6–2 190 Senior Overland Park, Kansas
Terry Nooner 5 Guard 6–0 170 Senior Raytown, Missouri
T.J. Pugh 32 Forward 6–8 240 Senior Omaha, Nebraska
Ryan Robertson 4 Guard 6–5 190 Senior Saint Charles, Missouri

Big 12 Conference standings[1][edit]

# Team Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
1 Texas
13-3
.813
19-13
.594
2 Missouri
11-5
.688
20–9
.690
3 Kansas
11-5
.688
23-10
.697
4 Oklahoma
11-5
.688
22-11
.667
5 Oklahoma State
10-6
.625
23-11
.676
6 Nebraska
10–6
.625
20–13
.606
7 Kansas State
7–9
.438
20-13
.606
8 Colorado
7-9
.438
18-15
.545
9 Iowa State
6-10
.375
15–15
.500
10 Texas A&M
5-11
.313
12-15
.444
11 Texas Tech
5-11
.313
13-17
.433
12 Baylor
0-16
.000
6-24
.200

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
11/13/1998* Gonzaga #8 Allen FieldhouseLawrence, KS W 80-66  1–0
11/17/1998* at Penn #8 The PalestraPhiladelphia, PA W 61-56  2–0
11/21/1998* Fort Hays State #8 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 91-67  3–0
11/27/1998* vs. UNLV #8 MassMutual CenterSpringfield, MA
(Tip-Off Classic)
W 78-50  4–0
12/01/1998* vs. #8 Kentucky #7 United CenterChicago, IL
(Great Eight)
L 45-63  4-1
12/05/1998* at Pepperdine #7 Firestone FieldhouseMalibu, CA
(John R. Wooden Classic)
W 62-55  5-1
12/08/1998* Iowa #10 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS L 81-85  5-2
12/12/1998* USC #10 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawnrence, KS W 107-78  6-2
12/17/1998* DePaul #13 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 74-68  7-2
12/19/1998* vs. Illinois #13 Kemper ArenaKansas City, MO
(Sprint Shootout)
W 65-55  8-2
12/23/1998* at Saint Louis #13 Scottrade CenterSaint Louis, MO L 64-78  8-3
01/02/1999 9:05PM Texas A&M #18 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 95-57  9-3
1/6/1999 at Baylor #18 Ferrell CenterWaco, TX W 66-62  10-3
1/9/1999 Iowa State #18 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 74-60  11-3
1/11/1999 at Missouri #18 Hearnes CenterColumbia, MO
(Border War)
W 73-61  12-3
1/16/1999* at UMass #15 Mullins CenterAmherst, MA L 60-64  12-4
1/18/1999 Texas #15 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 76-67  13-4
1/24/1999 Missouri #19 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS
(Border War)
L 63-71  13-5
1/27/1999 at Nebraska #22 Bob Devaney Sports CenterLincoln, NE L 69-84  13-6
1/30/1999 Colorado #22 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 77-74  14-6
2/1/1999 at Kansas State #22 Bramlage ColiseumManhattan, KS
(Sunflower Showdown)
W 69-46  15-6
2/7/1999 at Colorado Coors Events CenterBoulder, CO W 86-80  16-6
2/10/1999 Nebraska #24 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS L 59-64  16-7
2/13/1999 at Texas Tech #24 Lubbock Municipal ColiseumLubbock, TX L 84-90  16-8
2/17/1999 Kansas State Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS
(Sunflower Showdown)
W 62-47  17-8
2/20/1999 at Oklahoma Lloyd Noble CenterNorman, OK W 60-50  18-8
2/22/1999 Oklahoma State Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, KS W 67-66 OT 19-8
2/28/1999 at Iowa State Hilton ColiseumAmes, IA L 50-52  19-9
Big 12 Tournament
3/5/1999 vs. Nebraska Kemper Arena • Kansas City, MO
(Quarterfinals)
W 77-53  20-9
3/6/1999 vs. Kansas State Kemper Arena • Kansas City, MO
(Semifinals)
W 69-58  21-9
3/7/1999 vs. Oklahoma State Kemper Arena • Kansas City, MO
(Championship Game)
W 53-37  22-9
NCAA Tournament
3/12/1999* vs. (11) Evansville #22 (6) Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA
(First Round)
W 95-74  23-9
3/14/1999* vs. #8 (3) Kentucky #22 (6) Louisiana Superdome • New Orleans L 88-92 OT 23-10
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, NCAA tournament seeds shown in parenthesis. All times are in Central Standard Time.

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Rankings[edit]

Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17
AP 8 8 8 7 10 13 13 18 18 15 19 22 24 22
Coaches

*There was no coaches poll in week 1.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big 12 Record Book (PDF)" (Press release). Big 12 Conference. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2009-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketball 1998-99 Season Media Guide" (English). Retrieved 2013-06-12.