By Steve Habel, Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — The gap in men’s basketball between No. 3/3 Kansas and the University of Texas is as wide as the span from the top to the bottom of the Big 12 Conference standings, a daunting fact for a Longhorn team that was picked to finish third in the league in the preseason and started the 2016-17 campaign in the Top 25.
Kansas didn’t have a whole lot for which to play Saturday when it traveled to Austin to face reeling Texas, but the Jayhawks went ahead and took care of business anyway, garnering a 77-67 victory over the Longhorns in Big 12 Conference play at the Frank Erwin Center.
Josh Jackson scored 18 points to lead four Jayhawks in double-figure