Kansas basketball: What kind of lineups can we expect tonight?

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - MARCH 23: The Kansas Jayhawks huddle prior to their game against the Auburn Tigers in the Second Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 23, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - MARCH 23: The Kansas Jayhawks huddle prior to their game against the Auburn Tigers in the Second Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 23, 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) /
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Kansas basketball will take on UNC Greensboro tonight in the Jayhawks’ home opener. The big question is if Kansas will continue to play two bigs like they did against Duke, or switch to a four-guard look.

The Jayhawk offense wasn’t operating at its peak against Duke, to say the least. Kansas committed a ridiculous 28 turnovers and some Kansas basketball fans think it’s time for a change.

Kansas basketball fans seem to be split right down the middle on what the Jayhawks should do about the lineup. Some pundits think Kansas should continue to play with two bigs, others believe Kansas should switch back to play four around one similar to recent years.

It’s important to understand that just about anything should work against UNC Greensboro, but what could some possible lineups look like tonight against the Spartans?

Note: Since Kansas basketball will be without Isaiah Moss against UNC Greensboro he will not be included.

Lineup #1 – Big

G- Devon Dotson

G- Marcus Garrett

G- Ochai Agbaji

F- David McCormack

C- Udoka Azubuike

This is the lineup that started last week, and it’s likely the same one we’ll see tonight. It’ll be interesting to see how long or even if Bill Self sticks with this lineup.

Lineup #2 – Big Part Two

G- Devon Dotson

G- Marcus Garrett

G- Ochai Agbaji

F- Silvio De Sousa

C- Udoka Azubuike

Basically the same as the previous lineup, but with De Sousa at the four instead of McCormack. This is another possible starting lineup, but the concern is how well Azubuike and De Sousa play together.

Lineup #3 – Four around one

G- Devon Dotson

G- Marcus Garrett

G- Ochai Agbaji

G/F- Tristan Enaruna/Jalen Wilson

C- Udoka Azubuike/David McCormack/ Silvio De Sousa

This would be an interesting lineup and one that we will more than likely see at times tonight and throughout the season. It’s a little more classic Kansas basketball, so those that want to see the four around one should be satisfied with freshman Enaruna at the four.

Lineup #4 – Shooters

G- Devon Dotson

G- Christian Braun

G- Ochai Agbaji

G/F- Tristan Enaruna

C- Udoka Azubuike/David McCormack/ Silvio De Sousa

Without Isaiah Moss, Kansas is missing its true shooter archetype. Still, this would be a fun lineup if Kansas needed a bucket.

Lineup #4 – Freshmen Showcase

G- Devon Dotson

G- Christian Braun

G- Tristan Enaruna

F- Jalen Wilson

C- David McCormack

Tristan Enaruna played the most last week out of the freshmen, but it’s likely we see a lot of Jalen Wilson and Christan Braun tonight.

There’s obviously a lot of other combinations Bill Self and the coaching staff could put together, but these are just a few that could possibly answer a few questions for Kansas basketball.

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The tough thing for Kansas basketball is that any success they have may not be real. No matter what the Jayhawks do, they’ll probably blow out nearly every team they face from now until the travel to Maui later this month.

It’ll be up to the coaching staff to decide what truly works and what doesn’t, because when Kansas faces a real team, they have to be operating at their peak offensively.