Champions Classic: No. 4 Kansas ekes out a win over a fun but raw Kentucky team

What to know from a grinder of a game, including why one key Kansas player wasn't on the floor

It wasn't pretty, but it was informative. We got to know a lot of what No. 4 Kansas and No. 7 Kentucky can and can't do. These teams are not at their typical best, not right now and perhaps not for most of the season to come. They can be plenty good, but nothing was put out by either squad on Tuesday night that indicated the Jayhawks or Wildcats will have historic teams this season. KU got a 65-61 victory against UK on Tuesday in the nightcap of the Champions Classic. The Jayhawks are 2-0, w...