Stories for November 24, 2019


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Despite sloppy first half, KU women's basketball defeats Texas State 68-48

Senior forward Mariane De Carvalho stepped into a 3-pointer with under a minute to go, stretching the Kansas lead to 20 and putting an exclamation point on what proved to be a more stressful game than anticipated.

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KU soccer suffers 2-0 loss to South Carolina in Sweet 16

It didn’t end the way the Jayhawks had hoped, but 2019 will always be a special season for the Kansas women’s soccer program.

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TD-less red zone trips in 1st half costly for KU in road defeat

As much as Kansas football players lamented Saturday missed opportunities late in a 41-31 loss at Iowa State, the offense’s red zone shortcomings in the first half contributed perhaps even more to dooming the Jayhawks’ chances of an upset road victory. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks blend business with pleasure during prep day in Maui

Saturday night, after an “exhausting” day of snorkeling, sight-seeing, practice and family adventure, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self declared the fun part of fourth-ranked KU’s escape to Maui finished. But by 9 a.m. the next day, a handful of Jayhawks found a unique way to blend fun and business by going through a 45-minute beach workout with new strength coach Ramsey Nijem. By Matt Tait

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KU soccer set to face South Carolina with trip to Elite Eight up for grabs

A couple of hours before today’s 1 p.m. Sweet 16 matchup with fifth-ranked and second-seeded South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., the third-seeded Kansas soccer team will put its faith in the shuffling skills of junior defender Isabella Cavalcante.