The Long Beach St. 49ers have reached the toughest week of their season. The 49ers are in Lawrence on Tuesday night to battle the No. 13 Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. It is one of two road games this week against ranked opponents for Long Beach State, who will be in North Carolina on Saturday to battle the No. 4 Tar Heels. Here is a look at the relevant info for Tuesday night's game:
Teams: Long Beach State (4-3), No. 13 Kansas (5-2)
Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas
Time: 6 p.m. PST
TV: ESPNU, with Mitch Holthus on play-by-play and Sean Farnham on color commentary
Series History: Kansas leads this series 2-1, but Long Beach State won their last meeting. However, that was 19 years ago, a 64-49 win way back on January 25, 1993
Tough Schedule: This is the third of five road games against ranked opponents for the 49ers before Christmas. They won at then-No. 9 Pittsburgh 86-76 on November 16 and lost 79-66 at No. 6 Louisville on November 28. After tonight's game, Long Beach State faces No. 4 North Carolina on Saturday and will face No. 8 Xavier on December 22 in the Diamondhead Classic Tournament.