Stories for November 2, 2016


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Kansas sweats out five-set volleyball victory at Kansas State

Win out and grab at least a share of the school’s first Big 12 volleyball title. That has become the battle cry of a Kansas team that made its first Final Four last fall and is looking to make more history. The battle cry still applies, but the Jayhawks had to sweat out a five-set victory Wednesday night in old Ahearn Field House, a mixture of modern seating, musty charm and hot, stuffy air.

No. 24 KU soccer upset by TCU in Big 12 tourney

For just the third time this season, the Kansas women’s soccer team was shutout in a 1-0 loss to TCU in the Big 12 quarterfinals. By Shane Jackson

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Jayhawks lead Big 12 in third-down defense

Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen recently realized he needed to remind the Jayhawks they have a talented defense. One of the first examples Bowen can utilize in such pep talks is KU’s third-down defense. Eight games into the season, the Jayhawks (1-7 overall, 0-5 Big 12) lead the conference in third-down stops. By Benton Smith

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KU basketball shuttle bus no longer free and you still have to walk a little

Construction around Allen Fieldhouse has prompted other changes to game-day parking

A lot of University of Kansas men's basketball fans are walking a little farther and paying a little more to reach Allen Fieldhouse this season, prompted by ongoing construction and increasing demand for parking. The shuttle bus from park-and-ride lots to Allen Fieldhouse is no longer free, and it drops off riders farther away than previous years. Also, some Williams Fund donors' assigned lots are now farther away.

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Breaking down KU's four-guard attack in Tuesday's exhibition opener

The four-guard era for the 2016-17 Kansas basketball team officially arrived with 12:40 to play in the first half of Tuesday’s 92-74 exhibition victory. By game's end, KU coach Bill Self had used 11 different lineups in the new-look offensive attack.By Matt Tait