The Jayhawks finished the season 37-3, 13-3 in Big 12 play to finish tied for first place. They defeated Nebraska, Texas Tech, and Texas A&M to win the Big 12 ..play to finish tied for first place. They defeated Nebraska, Texas Tech, and Texas A& M to win the Big 12 tournament championship. As a result, they received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest region. They defeated Memphis in the National Championship game, marking the third tournament title in the school's history and fifth national title overall.
The Jayhawks 37 wins remains a program record. Additionally, the win total is tied for 3rd most in NCAA history (Kentucky twice won 38 and Memphis also won 38, but the wins were officially vacated).