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Lawrence, Kan.

KU football vs. Rhode Island September 3, 2016 at Memorial Stadium

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September 2016

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Ohio at KU football

Saturday, Sep. 10
1:30 p.m.
Memorial Stadium
N/A Football

KU vs. Hawaii

Saturday, Sep. 24

Memorial Stadium
N/A Football

October 2016

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KU football vs. TCU

Saturday, Oct. 8

Memorial Stadium
N/A Football

KU football vs. Oklahoma State

Saturday, Oct. 22

Memorial Stadium
N/A Football

November 2016

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Kansas vs. Washburn

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Allen Fieldhouse
N/A Men's Basketball

Kansas vs. Emporia State

Monday, Nov. 7

Allen Fieldhouse
N/A Men's Basketball

KU football vs. Iowa State

Saturday, Nov. 12

Memorial Stadium
N/A Football

Kansas vs. Siena

Friday, Nov. 18

Allen Fieldhouse
N/A Men's Basketball

KU football vs. Texas

Saturday, Nov. 19

Memorial Stadium
N/A Football

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Football Stadium Info

Stadium: Memorial Stadium

KU Memorial Stadium

KU Memorial Stadium by kylerohde

Capacity: 50,071
Traditions: “Waving the Wheat," when students simultaneously wave their arms back and forth over their heads after a Jayhawks score, meant to resemble a field of wheat waving in the wind.

Basketball Stadium Info

Stadium: Allen Fieldhouse http://www.flickr.com/photos/jellybea...
Capacity: 16,300
Traditions: “The Rock Chalk Chant" has been used at KU sporting events for more than 80 years. The traditional chant was started by KU chemistry professor E.H.S. Bailey, who wanted to create a cheer for his science club and patterned his chant after the rhythmic sound of a train rolling along the tracks. Originally, the cheer was "Rah, Rah, Jayhawk, KU," but an English professor suggested the chant be revised to "Rock Chalk Jayhawk, KU" to make the words rhyme and also pay tribute to KU's chalky limestone buildings found on campus. At basketball games, "The Rock Chalk Chant" traditionally comes before the game and also in the final minutes when the Jayhawks are leading by a comfortable margin.

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