NACOGDOCHES — The student will now match wits with his former mentor on Dec. 29.

The Stephen F. Austin men's basketball program announced a second matchup with a Big 12 opponent in the past three seasons — the 'Jacks defeated Baylor, 59-58, in 2018-19 — and the first against Kansas when the Lumberjacks and Jayhawks square off in a non-conference battle in Lawrence, Kansas, this season.

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Stephen F. Austin head coach Kyle Keller looks on during the second half of the NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, North Carolina, on Nov. 26, 2019.

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