Kansas basketball sits at No. 2 in the country, and has a big test tonight in the NIT Season Tip-Off.
The Jayhawks face the No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers. Like KU, the Vols are 4-0 to start the year.
Tennessee is coming off of back-to-back double-digit wins over fellow major conference teams. They beat Georgia Tech 66-53, and followed it up with a 92-81 win over Louisville.
Kansas is coming off of a tough-fought 77-68 win over Marquette.
ESPN's Basketball Power Index predicts a very close game for Kansas basketball against Tennessee tonight.
Kansas is a 3.5-point favorite in the game. The BPI prediction is similarly tight.
The two top-five programs will tip off at 9 p.m. ET. Tonight's game is being played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.