Stories for November 19, 2016


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Foul trouble holding back KU freshman Josh Jackson

Friday night, during KU’s 86-65 victory over Siena in the Jayhawks’ home opener, freshman Josh Jackson stepped to the brink of taking over the game but walked to the sideline instead of the spotlight, with foul trouble plaguing him for the third consecutive game. By Matt Tait

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Steven Sims saves Jayhawks with critical plays in win over Texas

In a memorable victory full of crucial, game-altering plays, one Kansas football player came through with two in the fourth quarter by showing off some offensive and defensive skills. By Benton Smith

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Wyman redeems himself, credits teammates following game-winning field goal

Heading into overtime Saturday, Kansas senior kicker Matthew Wyman had made 26 field goals in his four-year career. But none were as important as his game-winning, 25-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Jayhawks to a 24-21 victory over Texas at Memorial Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale

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Sweet, sweet victory: Jayhawks earn comeback win over Texas, 24-21 in OT

Once senior kicker Matt Wyman drilled his second crunch-time field goal of the final minutes, every soul wearing crimson and blue felt the density of not just a nine-game losing streak this season, but also a 19-game Big 12 losing streak dating back to 2014, vaporize. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Armstrong showcases 'sensational' talent against Texas

The heights and weights listed on the rosters, the betting line, the stars placed next to their names by recruiting services, all tell me that I’m supposed to write that the team of misfit toys somehow found a way to slay giants Saturday at Memorial Stadium. By Tom Keegan

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KU football upsets Texas in overtime, wins first Big 12 game

Kansas true freshman Mike Lee grabbed an interception in overtime and Matthew Wyman drilled to a 25-yard field goal to lift the Kansas Jayhawks to a 24-21 victory over Texas on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

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Big 12 champs! KU volleyball beats Iowa State for first-ever league title

When coach Ray Bechard walked into the locker room to speak to the Kansas volleyball team he uttered the simplest of post-game remarks to his squad. “We are Big 12 Champs.” By Shane Jackson

KU-Memphis at a glance

A preview of the Kansas women's basketball team's game against Memphis on Sunday.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 18, 2016

Here's a look at how former University of Kansas players fared in NBA games of Nov. 18, 2016.

KU falls to North Carolina in NCAA soccer

The Kansas women’s soccer team saw its season come to an end on Friday night with a with a 2-0 road loss to North Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.