KU, however, returns three starters from last year's team, which went 30-8 and lost in the NCAA title game to Syracuse. Jeff Graves, Keith Langford and Aaron Miles all return, in addition to Wayne Simien, who was a starter prior to suffering a season-ending shoulder injury.
EA Sports (0-1) is coming off a 97-87 loss at the University of Wyoming on Saturday night. The All-Stars were led by Robert O'Kelly, with 27 points on the night. Two members of the team - Lucas Johnson and O'Kelly - played against KU collegiately at Illinios and Wake Forest, respectively.
Tuesday's meeting is the sixth all-time between KU and the EA Sports All-Stars, with the Jayhawks holding a 5-0 series lead. In addition, Kansas has won 18 straight home exhibition games.
Two members of the EA Sports All-Stars are familiar with the Jayhawks -- forward Lucas Johnson played for KU coach Bill Self at the University of Illinois and played against the 'Hawks four straight years for the Illini. In addition, O'Kelly played against KU for Wake Forest in Winston-Salem in 2000. The All-Stars are coached by Price Johnson. KU and EA Sports share five common opponents in Texas Tech, Kansas State, Texas, Oklahoma and Texas A&M.