Stories for November 17, 2018


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Notebook: KU coaching search was hot topic on national stage

Norman, Okla. — Before Saturday night’s nationally televised matchup between Kansas and No. 6 Oklahoma on FOX, analyst Dave Wannstedt discussed all the buzz surrounding KU’s coaching search.

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Pooka Williams' prolific night not enough in KU's loss to No. 6 Oklahoma

Norman, Okla. — One freshman’s transcendent night on a national stage only went so far for the Kansas football team Saturday night, what with No. 6 Oklahoma and one of the nation’s top players, quarterback Kyler Murray, lining up across from the Jayhawks.

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Matt Tait: Kansas football covers; was Les Miles watching?

Imagine, for a minute, that you were Les Miles on Saturday night and found yourself in front of a television set around 6:30 p.m. Wouldn’t you have flipped the tube to FOX to check out the Kansas football team’s second-to-last game of the season at Oklahoma? By Matt Tait

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Quick recap: KU unable to slow down OU in 55-40 loss

Kansas made enough plays to keep things interesting against No. 6 Oklahoma. In the end, though, the Sooners’ high-octane offense proved to be too much for the Jayhawks to overcome. OU scored on all but two of its drives to claim a 55-40 win over KU (3-8, 1-7 Big 12) Saturday night at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

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Lokedi finishes 45th at NCAA Cross Country Championships

Sharon Lokedi's Kansas cross country career officially came to a close with a 45th place finish at the 2018 NCAA Championships Saturday morning at Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wisconsin.

KU volleyball falls to TCU in Texas

Despite a competitive first set, Kansas volleyball suffered a 3-0 loss to TCU at the TCU Recreation Center Saturday afternoon.

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Circus shot from KU's Dedric Lawson helps snap mini-slump

A circus shot from Kansas forward Dedric Lawson on Friday night helped pave the way for a 19-point outing, but the KU junior is still in the process of working through a week-long slump that included a scoreless effort in Monday's win over Vermont. By Matt Tait