Andy Katz of ESPN asked University of Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self the question that many Wichitans have: Why doesn’t KU play Wichita State University? “You schedule to benefit your own school, not to benefit others,” Self said, adding that “from a financial standpoint, it’s hard to play games away from Allen Fieldhouse since that’s our main source of budget every year.” Self noted that the University of Iowa plays Northern Iowa University because the Iowa Legislature mandated it. “If someone were to come and say something that it’s law, then we would have to,” Self said. KU should play WSU, but the Kansas Legislature doesn’t need to get involved.
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