Kansas Jayhawks baseball team will close their regular season with a three-game series against #24 Texas Longhorns in Austin. Over the last 18 games, Kansas has a strong 14-4 record, making them sixth in the Big 12 standings. The team has clinched a spot in the Big 12 Tournament next week and is the only Big 12 team in the national top 40 for both batting average and ERA. The series will feature matchups on the mound with Kansas' senior Reese Dutton and freshman Dominic Voegele leading the charge. The games will be broadcast on Longhorn Network with additional coverage available via the Jayhawk Sports Network and KLWN radio.

By the Numbers
  • Kansas: 29-18 overall, 15-12 Big 12
  • Kansas: .306 batting average, 4.63 ERA
  • Texas: 32-20 overall, 17-10 Big 12
  • Texas: 21-12 home record
Yes, But

Kansas has historically struggled against Texas, trailing 31-60 in the all-time series. However, they won against Texas in the 2023 Big 12 tournament, indicating potential for an upset.

State of Play
  • Kansas has already surpassed their win total from 2023 and matched their best conference win record.
  • Texas has won five consecutive Big 12 series, showcasing strong form entering the matchup.
What's Next

After the series, Kansas will head to the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship in Arlington, Texas. The exact dates and opponents will be determined after the conclusion of the regular season.

Bottom Line

Kansas is riding a hot streak as they head into their series against Texas and the Big 12 tournament, with a balanced team capable of hitting well and pitching effectively. This series is a pivotal test ahead of their postseason push.