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Buzzkill: Jayhawks suffer first defeat in record-setting 66-24 loss to Georgia Tech

If reports are true that Kansas University has become a target of the ACC, it’s a safe bet the Georgia Tech football team is OK with it.

Early Morning

Georgia Tech plays down revenge angle

If Georgia Tech is still seething over last year’s unexpected loss to Kansas University in Lawrence during the second week of the season, the Yellow Jackets are not making it obvious.

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Game Balls and Gassers

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Georgia Tech fired up by last year's loss, KU talk

Georgia Tech’s players made it clear following Saturday’s 66-24 victory over Kansas that this game had extra significance.

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Matt Tait's football notebook: Source says ACC expansion could include KU, Texas

A source within the ACC told the Journal-World on Saturday morning that the league could announce the addition of Big East schools Pittsburgh and Syracuse as early as today, a move that likely would set off widespread movement in conference realignment.

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Buzzkill: Jayhawks suffer first defeat in record-setting 66-24 loss to Georgia Tech

If reports are true that Kansas University has become a target of the ACC, it’s a safe bet the Georgia Tech football team is OK with it.

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Kansas defense short on scheme, talent

The points Georgia Tech scored didn’t do justice to the more revealing indictment of Kansas University’s defense, which was the ease with which the Yellow Jackets scored them.

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Georgia Tech plays down revenge angle

If Georgia Tech is still seething over last year’s unexpected loss to Kansas University in Lawrence during the second week of the season, the Yellow Jackets are not making it obvious.

KU volleyball topples San Diego

Kansas University’s volleyball team opened the DePaul Invitational with a four-set victory (20-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-18) over San Diego State on Friday.

Pezzotti starts 2-0 for KU tennis

Kansas University junior tennis player Monica Pezzotti began the first day of the Kansas Invitational by going undefeated in both singles and doubles play on Friday at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.

Top-ranked Oklahoma makes first trip to Florida St

Florida State believes it’s ready to return to the big time.

Kansas State on rebound from underwhelming win

Kansas State has spent two weeks stewing over a victory. That’s what happens when it takes about 59 minutes to finally put away Eastern Kentucky.

Tale of the Tape: KU vs. Georgia Tech

Pick a back, any back. By now, it’s clear that the Kansas University ground game is a force to be reckoned with.

Iowa State edges UConn

Cyclones 3-0 for first time since 2005

Darius Reynolds had 128 yards receiving and two second-half touchdowns to lead Iowa State to a 24-20 victory over Connecticut on Friday night and a 3-0 start for the first time since 2005.

Big East sensible option, from a football perspective

If the Big 12 fades away and doesn’t revive itself under a new name, Kansas University must find a new conference home. Assuming the Big Ten has no interest in extending an invitation, it feels as if the ACC might be the school’s preferred destination.