Even the most impressive starts to an NCAA basketball team’s season can turn out to be hiding serious flaws. Many of the highest-ranked and most talked about teams in the country this year have revealed potential Achilles' heels during the first month-plus of on-court action.
Ninth-ranked Kansas is very much in contention for a second straight Final Four appearance, but the Jayhawks’ offense could be their undoing. Although four Kansas starters are scoring in double figures, Bill Self’s team is downright awful when it comes to three-point shooting.
Read on for more on KU’s long-range struggles and the rest of the most worrisome trouble spots for top teams (and some who have fallen from the top) on the young season.