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Devastating defeat: Jayhawks couldn't hold lead in 31-24 loss against Iowa State

The pass down the west sideline of Memorial Stadium didn’t figure to win the game, but the Kansas football team and new starting quarterback Carter Stanley needed it to connect in the final minutes in order to have a shot at an upset Saturday afternoon. By Benton Smith

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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 12, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas players fared in NBA games of Nov. 12, 2016.

Ex-Jayhawk Thompson fires 64 but fails to advance

Former University of Kansas All-American golfer and Lawrence resident Chris Thompson shot a 64, the lowest score of the 74 golfers competing Saturday in the fourth and final round of four in the second stage of Web.com qualifying at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas, but it was one stroke from good enough to move on to the third stage.

Woodland holds one-stroke lead

Former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba after dropping two strokes on the par-3 15th Saturday.

KU volleyball moves atop Big 12 after beating TCU

Sometimes all it takes is a wake up call. The Kansas volleyball team got the message after dropping the first set to TCU, 21-25. The Jayhawks went on to win the next three sets (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) to extend their winning streak to 11 consecutive matches. By Shane Jackson

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Tom Keegan: Carter Stanley infused energy into Jayhawks and then he punted

Timeout. The second quarterback punt on fourth-and-2 in two weeks, this time from the 37, this time a touchback.The energy never returned and Iowa State rallied to a 31-24 victory in front of 23,757 in Memorial Stadium.

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Notebook: Stanley displays 'poise' in first career start; Kinner suffers rib injury

Kansas football head coach David Beaty asked a lot of his redshirt freshman quarterback, Carter Stanley, Saturday at Memorial Stadium, where the QB made his first career start against Iowa State. By Benton Smith

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IU's Tom Crean thrilled by win over KU, 'shoo-in' Hall of Famer Self

While Friday's 103-99, overtime victory over Kansas in Hawaii was big for the 11th-ranked Hoosier players, it seemed just a little bigger for their once-embattled leader, Tom Crean, who moved to 1-0 in head-coaching match-ups against KU coach Bill Self. By Matt Tait

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Fifth-year senior walk-on highlights Iowa State's win over KU

During a drive at the end of the third quarter, there was no stopping Iowa State running back Mitchell Harger. The fifth-year senior walk-on Harger carried the ball eight times for 58 yards, ending an 80-yard drive with a six-yard touchdown — the first score of his career. By Bobby Nightengale

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Devastating defeat: Jayhawks couldn't hold lead in 31-24 loss against Iowa State

The pass down the west sideline of Memorial Stadium didn’t figure to win the game, but the Kansas football team and new starting quarterback Carter Stanley needed it to connect in the final minutes in order to have a shot at an upset Saturday afternoon. By Benton Smith

KU-Missouri State women at a glance

A preview of the Kansas women's basketball team's season opener against Missouri State on Sunday.

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Jayhawks fail to get enough stops in 31-24 loss to Iowa State

Looking for its first Big 12 victory in more than two years, the Kansas football team will have to wait at least another week. The Jayhawks certainly had their chances against Iowa State on Saturday, leading by eight points in the third quarter, but couldn’t register enough stops on defense in a 31-24 loss.

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KU's Bill Self laments team's mistakes as much as missed calls in season-opening loss to Indiana

Moments before boarding the team bus in a rush attempt to head straight to the airport to catch one of three KU flights from Honolulu to New York City, Kansas coach Bill Self found himself lamenting the biggest of a few crucial mistakes — by the Jayhawks and others — that cost Kansas in a 103-99, overtime loss to Indiana. By Matt Tait

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Blue Bloodied: Jayhawks drop opener to Indiana in OT, 103-99

And they say early season losses don’t matter in college basketball. No one in attendance at Hawaii’s Stan Sheriff Center Friday night would ever have guessed that, even if Kansas’ 103-99 loss in the Armed Forces Classic more often resembled a college football game than the regular season opener. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Self calls opener a 'seeding game,' willing to make IU an annual series

Even though Friday’s season opener between No. 3 Kansas and No. 11 Indiana featured two of the top teams in the country and carried with it an NCAA Tournament feel, KU coach Bill Self said the result was secondary in the big picture of the young 2016-17 season. By Matt Tait

KU sophomore Lokedi second at NCAA Midwest XC regional

Kansas sophomore cross country runner Sharon Lokedi placed second at the NCAA Midwest Regional Friday to qualify for the NCAA championship meet for the second consecutive season.