Stories for November 13, 2011


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Recruit Landen Lucas picks Kansas

Oregon big man chooses Jayhawks over Washington, Cal, Stanford, Tennessee

Oregon big man Landen Lucas has decided to play basketball at Kansas.

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KU women's basketball opens with 76-64 victory over Western Michigan

Tania Jackson posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Kansas women's basketball team to a 76-64 victory over Western Michigan in the season-opener on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Baylor players, coach join in locker-room celebration following win over KU

Bears earn bowl eligibility for second straight year

Chants of “Bowl game! Bowl Game!” filled Baylor’s football locker room after the Bears’ 31-30 overtime victory over Kansas on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.

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KU players, coaches perplexed by costly facemask call at end of first half

A controversial call at the end of the first half resulted in a Baylor field goal and also left Kansas players and coaches baffled following BU’s 31-30 overtime victory over KU on Saturday.

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Matt Tait's football notebook: Darrian Miller has career day

Although the effort was overshadowed by Saturday's 31-30 overtime loss to Baylor, Kansas University freshman running back Darrian Miller paced the KU rushing attack with a career day. Miller's 147 yards on 24 carries were the most by a KU freshman since 1993 and also represented a new career-high for the 5-foot-10, 191-pound back from Blue Springs, Mo.

Second-ranked Oklahoma State crushes Texas Tech, 66-6

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy trusts his second-ranked Cowboys can handle the mounting pressure as they approach their final two games.

Mizzou shuts down No. 21 Texas, loses RB Josey

In the final Big 12 meeting, Gary Pinkel got the best of Texas.

No. 17 KSU tops A&M in four overtimes

Bill Snyder wonders whether his team is trying to get rid of him.

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Senior Conner Teahan off to red-hot start for KU basketball

Kansas University senior off guard Conner Teahan, who made 13 of 16 shots in the exhibition season for 81.3 percent, drained four of five attempts in Friday’s 100-54 regular-season opening rout of Towson.

KU women Carolyn Davis-less for opener

It’s not the way Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson would have drawn it up, but KU’s eighth-year coach will deal with it.

Kansas men 9th, women 8th in CC

Led by top-35 performances from Rebeka Stowe, Kara Windisch, Austin Bussing and Zach Zarda, Kansas University’s men placed eighth and the women ninth at the NCAA Midwest Regional on Saturday at the NIU North Course.

KU volleyball gets second league win

Senior outside hitter Allison Mayfield tied a career-high with 22 kills as Kansas University rebounded from a first-set loss to beat Texas Tech, 20-25, 25-19, 25-21, 25-16 in Big 12 volleyball on Saturday.

KU soccer opens NCAAs today

The majority of Kansas University women’s soccer players are about to embark on some uncharted territory: the NCAA Tournament.