Stories for October 29, 2016


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Gameday Breakdown: KU football at No. 16 Oklahoma

Get the keys for Kansas as the Jayhawks travel to No. 16 Oklahoma, and read about the mega matchup, receiver Bobby Hartzog Jr. and much more. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Jayhawks fail to produce enough QB pressure at OU

If massive underdog Kansas had any chance of competing on the road at No. 16 Oklahoma Saturday, the Jayhawks’ defense needed to get pressure on Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: One great play is better than none for Kansas football

Daniel Wise, a defensive tackle turned into a wide receiver and running back on one memorable play and the sideline went ballistic. But the euphoria died a quick death in a 56-3 loss to Oklahoma.

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Jayhawks have no answers for Sooners in blowout

The high-octane, score-at-will Oklahoma football offense lived up to its hype Saturday night at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. However, the Sooners’ homecoming foe, ever-overmatched Kansas, couldn’t expose OU’s biggest weakness, its defense. By Benton Smith

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KU volleyball notebook: Horejsi helps Jayhawks topple Texas

Asked after Saturday's thrilling victory over No. 2 Texas if they would rather have finally broken through against the Longhorns in Austin, Texas, or in Lawrence, the Kansas volleyball team discussed the role their home fans and wild on-campus arena played in the big win.By Matt Tait

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Oklahoma blasts Kansas, 56-3

KU’s inept offense and the versatility and speed of Oklahoma’s wide receiver/return man DeDe Westbrook were more than enough for the Sooners to shake a slow start and run away with a 56-3 victory in front of a homecoming crowd of 86,301 spectators.

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Sixth-ranked Kansas volleyball knocks off No. 2 Texas in 5-set thriller

It took five sets and traveled through dozens of peaks and valleys, but the Kansas volleyball team finally knocked off Big 12 king Texas in five sets (17-25, 25-11, 27-25, 12-25, 15-10) at Horejsi Family Athletics Center on Saturday night. By Matt Tait

KU’s Lokedi runs to title

Kansas sophomore Sharon Lokedi won the women’s individual title Saturday at the Big 12 cross country championships.

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Oklahoma freshman Amani Bledsoe of Lawrence suspended a year by NCAA for PED violation

Lawrence High graduate Amani Bledsoe, a freshman defensive end at Oklahoma, was suspended for the rest of this season and seven games in 2017 for flunking an NCAA performance enhancing drug test.

Toran Ribes leads KU tennis in Alabama

Freshman Maria Toran Ribes led the way for the Kansas tennis team with a 3-0 record on the first day of the 29th Roberta Alison Fall Classic Friday.

KU soccer wins in home finale

Freshman Katie McClure’s goal with less than five minutes left in regulation gave No. 25 Kansas a 1-0 win over Iowa State at Rock Chalk Park Friday night. The win secured a second place finish in the Big 12 for the Jayhawks, their highest since 2004.

How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Oct. 28, 2016

Here's a look at how former Kansas players fared in NBA games of Oct. 28, 2016.