Stories for November 20, 2016


Lead stories


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

Tease photo

Former WSU QB Peyton Bender commits to Kansas

During an official visit to KU, former Washington State quarterback Peyton Bender watched the Jayhawks upset Texas in overtime at Memorial Stadium. Now Bender hopes to be a part of such wins for Kansas in the future. By Benton Smith

Tease photo

Jayhawks win turnover battle to end losing streaks

Members of the Kansas football team know all too well the pitfalls associated with losing possession. The Jayhawks dropped nine consecutive games, in part, because they ranked worst in the nation in surrendering turnovers. For at least one Saturday against Texas, though, the KU defense specialized in football abduction and the offense didn’t self-destruct. By Benton Smith

KU women earn first win of the season after several ejections

Eight Kansas players were ejected in the second quarter, but the KU women's basketball team earned its first win of the season on the road against Memphis, 68-58, at Elma Roane Fieldhouse.

KU women add three in early signing period

Playing without a freshman this season, the Kansas women's basketball team will add several first-year post players next year.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 19, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas players fared in NBA games of Nov. 19, 2016.

KU sophomore Lokedi places fifth at NCAA XC meet

Kansas sophomore Sharon Lokedi earned all-America honors for the second consecutive season after placing fifth overall at the NCAA cross country meet Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course.