Stories for November 18, 2006


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6Sports video: KU vs. KSU game recap

In a game dominated by defense, KU manages a win over visiting KSU. This installment of the in-state rivalry saw Jon Cornish rush for over 200 yards for the first time this year as he led the Jayhawks on his back. Turnovers were the X-factor of this game and KU managed 14 points off of them.

The Fifth Quarter: Kansas 39, Kansas State 20

Tying up loose ends from KU's 39-20 win over K-State Saturday at Memorial Stadium to make the Jayhawks bowl eligible for the third time in four years.

KU gains bowl eligibility, knocks off K-State 39-20

The game came down to turnovers, and while KU gave it away four times, there were six on the other side. No two were bigger than the last two, which led to 13 KU points. Josh Freeman, who entered the game as one of the hottest QBs in the nation, went 23-of-43 for 244 yards, three picks and one fumble with no touchdown passes. KU is now bowl eligible at 6-5.

Durant a big hit for Texas

Freshman scores 29 in victory against St. John's

Kevin Durant has had a pretty impressive start to his college career. Texas coach Rick Barnes has a different view.

Sooners still have chance for Big 12 title

Oklahoma still has a chance to get into the Big 12 championship game thanks to an unexpected loss by Texas and the Sooners' impressive comeback last weekend.

Texas regroups during off week

UT adjusts goals after national title hopes fade

The road to a repeat national championship finally hit a dead end.

KU men's golf lands two recruits

Kansas University's men's golf team signed Nate Barbee from Dakota Dunes, S.D., and Blake Groux from Omaha, Neb.

KU not feeling love

Self calls for more commitment

Bill Self's better half - his wife, Cindy - offered some strong observations after Kansas University's lethargic loss to unheralded Oral Roberts on Wednesday night.

UT dismayed by pass defense

Longhorns already have allowed more passing yards than any team in school history

With the 323 yards passing given up by Texas in a 45-42 upset loss Saturday at Kansas State, the Longhorns have set a school record for most passing yards allowed in a season (2,739).

Yeehaw! Missouri CB Johnson eager to play

Domonique Johnson doesn't particularly like country music, but he has been hearing his fair share of it.

Big TV audience expected

Fox Sports to air game in 10 different regions

The Fox Sports Net clearance report shows that the Kansas State-Kansas University football game today will be shown in many regions across the country.

McClinton like a rock

Tackle anchors Jayhawks' defense

He's the most spiritual, the most consistent - and recently, one of the most successful.

Sooners hoping to stay away from late swoon

On the rebound with a five-game winning streak, No. 16 Oklahoma is focused on keeping its momentum and preventing a late-season letdown.

Air Force F-16 jets to fly over stadium

Two U.S. Air Force F-16 jets will fly over Kansas University's Memorial Stadium about 2:30 p.m. today, before kickoff of the football game against Kansas State University.

Rivalry intensifies stereotypes

As KU and K-State play football today, more is at stake than mere athletics

Today's football game between Kansas and Kansas State is more than a contest between the red and blue and the purple. It is the clash of two rival universities: the farm kids versus the preps, the country versus the city, the friendly versus the not-so-friendly. At least, that's the word on the street.

Spot-on for over 5 decades

Jones part of KU sports longer than Allen Fieldhouse

Leon Patton will slash off tackle this afternoon for a few yards before he's brought to the ground. Hank Booth will inform the 50,071 at Memorial Stadium that it was Patton who carried the ball and Mike Rivera who made the tackle.

Wildcats thriving under Prince

First-year coach has K-State bowl-eligible for first time since 2003

Rarely does a first-year coach arrive on campus and immediately boost the team's win total from the previous season.