The Kansas football team was overmatched for the second year in a row against in-state rival Kansas State, falling 59-21 to the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
After punting on its first possession, KSU scored touchdowns on its next four drives. The Wildcats also added a field goal on their final possession after completing a 48-yard pass with nine seconds left in the half.
Things actually got uglier for KU in the second half.
Tyler Lockett returned the opening kickoff of the second half 97 yards for a score, and following a fumble by Tony Pierson, Collin Klein added a 1-yard touchdown run.
After another KU fumble, this one by quarterback Jordan Webb, Klein completed a 19-yard TD pass to Lockett to make it 52-14 with 10:33 left in the third quarter.
Klein set his career high for passing yards, finishing 12 of 19 for 195 yards with a passing touchdown. He also rushed 13 times for 92 yards and four TDs, which tied him for the second-most in a game in KSU history.
Webb led KU's offense, completing 21 of 28 passes for 169 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions.
KU (2-5) will travel to face Texas at 6 p.m. on Oct. 29.
KU falls to 2-5.
Mundine with the TD.
KU will get the ball one more time.