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Evening

Turnovers cost Jayhawks in 42-27 loss to Texas

The Kansas football team committed four turnovers in the first half Saturday and lost its 45th consecutive road game against Texas, 42-27, at Darrell K. Royal Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale

Afternoon

Jayhawks hopeful last year's win vs. Texas good for their psyche

The most successful veterans on the Kansas football roster, such as junior receiver Steven Sims Jr., will rightfully tell you a nearly year-old result won’t determine the outcome of Saturday’s rematch against Texas. Still, a notion exists that the familiarity and favorable associations with the Longhorns could prove beneficial for the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

Night

Tom Keegan: Freshman Marcus Garrett makes most of surprise start

Malik Newman, who had been starting in the exhibition games, didn’t hear his name called with the KU basketball starters, replaced by the stealth newcomer, the one who was not a hamburger All-American and didn’t play on the national AAU circuit, freshman swingman Marcus Garrett from Dallas. Garrett handled the nerves that went with the promotion and his debut well enough to record a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. He also had two steals and had just one of his team’s 20 turnovers. By Tom Keegan

Stories

Notebook: Tyler Patrick exits with injury; KU's defense without three starters

The third quarter of the Kansas football team’s 42-27 loss at Texas Saturday night got off to a somber start. On the offense’s first series after halftime, junior receiver Steven Sims Jr. converted a third-and-10 by making a wicked cut in the open field for a 26-yard gain. However, his teammate, receiver Tyler Patrick, suffered a severe left-leg injury on the same play. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Jayhawks' road futility reaches record length

A revolving door of quarterbacks is the face of the longest road losing streak in the history of college football’s highest division. By Tom Keegan

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Missed Chances: Longhorns capitalize on KU's mistakes; Jayhawks fall at Texas

The Texas football team made a point to exploit Kansas for its most glaring flaws Saturday night. When the Jayhawks failed to do the same, the Longhorns had little trouble avenging their storied program’s infamous 2016 loss to forlorn KU. By Benton Smith

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Five-star big man David McCormack inks with Kansas

A few hours after the Kansas basketball program announced the signing of Class of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson on Saturday, a second letter of intent arrived in the KU basketball offices. By Matt Tait

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Turnovers cost Jayhawks in 42-27 loss to Texas

The Kansas football team committed four turnovers in the first half Saturday and lost its 45th consecutive road game against Texas, 42-27, at Darrell K. Royal Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale

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Tennessee State coach Ford on KU's Graham: 'You really can't guard him'

After putting up stellar statistics that did not officially count during KU’s three exhibition games, Kansas point guard Devonté Graham finally got his senior season off and running on Friday night and nearly recorded a triple-double in the process. By Matt Tait

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Class of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson officially a Jayhawk

The Kansas men’s basketball team officially has its point guard of the near future. With Frank Mason III now playing in the NBA and Devonté Graham playing his final season as a Jayhawk, KU coach Bill Self knew he needed a lead guard to replace them and zeroed in on Devon Dotson, a five-star point guard from Charlotte. By Matt Tait

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‘Wake up’: KU volleyball swept by Baylor, ‘ripped’ in locker room

It's possible no one on the KU volleyball team took care of business on Saturday with more urgency than a member of the KU Athletics staff. That left coach Ray Bechard with a bitter taste in his mouth after the match against Baylor. By Scott Chasen

Lokedi takes 2nd at Midwest Regional

Kansas junior runner Sharon Lokedi placed second at the Midwest Regional at Iowa State on Friday, qualifying for the NCAA cross country championships next week.