1989-90 Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketball Team
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1989%E2%80%9390 Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketball Team
1989-90 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball
Preseason NIT Champions
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 5
1989-90 record30-5 (11-3 Big Eight)
Head coachRoy Williams (2nd season)
Home arenaAllen Fieldhouse
Seasons
← 1988-89
1990-91 →
1989-90 Big Eight Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 11 Missouri 12 2   .857     26 6   .813
No. 1 Oklahoma + 11 3   .786     27 5   .844
No. 5 Kansas 11 3   .786     30 5   .857
Kansas State 7 7   .500     17 15   .531
Oklahoma State 6 8   .429     17 14   .548
Iowa State 4 10   .286     10 18   .357
Nebraska 3 11   .214     10 18   .357
Colorado 2 12   .143     12 18   .400
+ 1990 Big Eight Tournament winner
As of March 3, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989-90 Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball team represented the University of Kansas in the 1989-90 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, which was the Jayhawks' 92nd basketball season. The head coach was Roy Williams, who served his 2nd year at KU. The team played its home games in Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. The team set an NCAA record for largest unranked to ranked jump. Following the preseason NIT, where the Jayhawks defeated the 2nd, 1st, and 25th ranked teams in the nation, the Jayhawks jumped to the 4th ranked team in the nation. They remained in the top two for the remainder of the regular season. The season also marked the beginning of an NCAA record 30 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances that as of the 2019 tournament (there was no tournament in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic) is still active.

Roster

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Todd Alexander 35 Guard 6-2 190 Freshman McPherson, Kansas
Terry Brown 3 Guard 6-1 185 Junior Clyde, New York
Rick Calloway 20 Forward 6-6 190 Senior Cincinnati, Ohio
Jeff Gueldner 33 Guard/Forward 6-5 190 Senior Charleston, Illinois
Alonzo Jamison 24 Forward 6-5 235 Sophomore Santa Ana, California
Adonis Jordan 30 Guard 5-11 160 Freshman Reseda, California
Mike Maddox 32 Forward 6-7 210 Junior Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pekka Markkanen 44 Center 6-10 215 Junior Jyvaskyla, Finland
Macolm Nash 43 Forward 6-7 195 Sophomore St. Louis, Missouri
Kevin Pritchard 14 Guard 6-3 180 Senior Tulsa, Oklahoma
Mark Randall 42 Forward 6-9 230 Junior Englewood, Colorado
Kirk Wagner 31 Forward 6-7 210 Junior Pasadena, California
Freeman West 34 Forward 6-5 210 Senior East Chicago, Indiana
Eric Ridenour 40 Forward 6-5 205 Junior Cimarron, Kansas

Big Eight Conference standings

# Team Conference Pct. Overall Pct.
1 Missouri
12-2
.857
26-6
.813
2 Oklahoma
11-3
.786
27-5
.844
3 Kansas
11-3
.786
30-5
.857
4 Kansas State
7-7
.500
17-15
.531
5 Oklahoma State
6-8
.429
17-14
.548
6 Iowa State
4-10
.286
10-18
.357
7 Nebraska
3-11
.214
10-18
.357
8 Colorado
2-12
.143
12-18
.400

[1]

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
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W   1-0
 
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W   2-0
 
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W   3-0
 
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W   4-0
 
*
W   5-0
 
*
W   6-0
 
*
W   7-0
 
*
W   8-0
 
*
W   9-0
 
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W   10-0
 

W   11-0
 
*
W   12-0
 

W   13-0
 
*
W   14-0
 
*
W   15-0
 

W   16-0
 
*
W   17-0
 

W   18-0
 
*
W   19-0
 


L   19-1
 


W   20-1
 

W   21-1
 

W   22-1
 

W   23-1
 

W   24-1
 


L   24-2
 

W   25-2
 

W   26-2
 


W   27-2
 

L   27-3
 

W   28-3
 
Big Eight Tournament


W   29-3
 


L   29-4
 
NCAA Tournament
*

W   30-4
 
*

L   30-5
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, NCAA tournament seeds shown in parenthesis. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Standard Time.

[2]

Rankings

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
AP 4 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 5
Coaches

*There was no coaches poll in week 1.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Big 12 Record Book (PDF)" (PDF) (Press release). Big 12 Conference. 2008-08-01. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Kansas Jayhawks Men's Basketball 1989-90 Season Media Guide" (PDF). Archived from the original (English) on 2013-07-15. Retrieved .

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