Ryan Willis left Lubbock, Texas, late Thursday night wondering how the Kansas football team’s trip to play Texas Tech might have changed if one key third-quarter series had played out differently. The backup quarterback went as far to take the blame for how the game turned in favor of the Red Raiders afterward. By Benton Smith
As many likely expected, the University of Kansas football team couldn’t put together nearly enough stops on defense or scores on offense to keep pace with Texas Tech in a 55-19 defeat Thursday night at Jones AT & T Stadium. By Benton Smith
Dorance Armstrong had two first-half sacks and a third was nullified by a teammate’s penalty.
The road losing streak reached 37 games. The perplexing quarterback rotation continued. The hurry-up offense still has a round-peg, square-hole feel to it for a perpetual underdog. And the offensive line, even at full strength, is too weak for the Big 12. By Tom Keegan
Years before David Beaty and Kliff Kingsbury became Big 12 head coaches, they got to know each other, really by chance, as assistants on opposing college football staffs in Texas. By Benton Smith
Despite improved play on defense, the Kansas football team couldn’t keep pace with Texas Tech in a 55-19 loss Thursday at Jones AT & T Stadium — which was closer than the final score indicated.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self on Thursday confirmed that every player who started Boot Camp two weeks ago made it through the grueling nine-day preseason conditioning test. By Matt Tait
KU officials confirmed that Kansas City-based rapper Tech N9ne will be performing at the 32nd annual Late Night in the Phog event, slated to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Get the keys for Kansas, mega matchups and more for the Jayhawks' Big 12 opener at Texas Tech. By Benton Smith
Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II steadily develops, his statistics improving with each year. A year ago in Lawrence, he and then freshman Kansas quarterback Ryan Willis produced nearly identical passing statistics, a game won by Texas Tech, 30-20. By Tom Keegan
The current crop of Jayhawks, with freshman Josh Jackson, is going through something eerily similar to what the 2009-10 team did with Xavier Henry. The names, numbers and faces may be different, but there’s a certain amount of symmetry between the two teams. By Matt Tait
A quarter of the way through his second season in charge of the dormant University of Kansas football program, head coach David Beaty makes sure to appreciate signs of growth anywhere he can find them. By Benton Smith
Kansas takes a 36-game road losing streak into Lubbock, which lends credence to the argument that this is not a good time for the Jayhawks to play on national TV. But what if the streak ends on national TV?
Kliff Kingsbury carefully reviewed the video from his next opponent’s most recent outing and Texas Tech’s head football coach said he came away unconvinced Kansas actually is as bad as the score indicated in the Jayhawks’ 36-point loss at Memphis a week and a half ago. By Benton Smith
KU fans and Jayhawks alike are starting to get excited about Late Night in the Phog 2016, which is slated for 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait
Last week, Free State High sophomore Rachel Hickman picked up a cake on her way to the University of Kansas athletic department, making an oral commitment to play volleyball for the Jayhawks. By Bobby Nightengale
Now in his second season as head coach at Kansas, David Beaty was asked on Monday’s Big 12 coaches media teleconference whether last year's 10-point home loss to Texas Tech served as a starting point for preparing for the upcoming Thursday night rematch of sorts at Jones AT & T Stadium, in Lubbok, Texas.By Benton Smith
Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self said last week that his team had shown good leadership qualities, both from veterans and newcomers, during the first week of Boot Camp. By Matt Tait
Kallie Gonzales shot a 1-over 72, Pitsinee Winyarat shot a 2-over 73, and Kansas women’s golf team placed 11th among 12 teams Sunday in the Schooner Fall Classic at Belmar Golf Club.
Kansas sophomore tennis player Anastasia Rychagova won the Flight A championship Sunday at the Little Rock Invitational.
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