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<strong>FINAL:</strong> Reesing benched in 4th quarter of 42-21 loss to Texas Tech

The Jayhawks collapsed in the fourth quarter, fumbling three times in the final 12 minutes as quarterback Todd Reesing was benched for the game's final two possessions.

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FINAL: Reesing benched in 4th quarter of 42-21 loss to Texas Tech

The Jayhawks collapsed in the fourth quarter, fumbling three times in the final 12 minutes as quarterback Todd Reesing was benched for the game's final two possessions.

KU vs. Tech Head to head

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Armed, dangerous: Raiders to throw, as usual

When it came to light Wednesday that Texas Tech coach Mike Leach had opted to start red-shirt freshman quarterback Seth Doege over incumbent Taylor Potts in today’s matchup with Kansas University, it’s hard to imagine the move was met with more than a shrug by members of the Kansas University defense.

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KU soccer tames Tigers

Jayhawks advance to Big 12 tourney

Not a bad day for the Kansas University soccer team. The Jayhawks downed No. 20 Missouri, 3-2, on Friday at Jayhawk Soccer Complex, then squeaked into next week’s Big 12 tournament thanks to the conference’s three-way tiebreaker rule.

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Morris twins adding bounce to their step

There was a time last season when Markieff and Marcus Morris left members of the Kansas University basketball team wondering if they actually could dunk.

KU swimming falls to Missouri

Despite a record-breaking time by junior Iuliia Kuzhil and a first-place finish by senior diver Meg Proehl, the Kansas University swimming and diving team (0-3 in dual meets) lost to Missouri, 119-176, on Friday in Robinson Natatorium.

Rojas candidate for Ray Guy Award

Kansas University junior Alonso Rojas was named one of 42 candidates for the 2009 Ray Guy Award, given to the country’s top punter each season.

Texas defense: ‘We’re the firemen’

The No. 3 Texas Longhorns have given up 15 turnovers this season and have yet to pay much of a price for it.

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Tech vows no more complacency

There’s been a lot of “fat little girlfriend” talk out of Lubbock, Texas, this week. In case you missed it, Texas Tech coach Mike Leach insinuated last week that his team’s 52-30 home loss to Texas A&M was due at least in part to his players’ “fat little girlfriends,” who apparently had spent the previous week telling their beaus how great they were and thus created a sense of complacency among members of the Red Raiders football team.