Stories for September 15, 2016


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Kansas volleyball undergoes final tuneup for Big 12 play

Kansas plays three matches on the campus of Purdue this weekend to get ready for Big 12 play, which opens Wednesday at home against Oklahoma.

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KU basketball's Late Night set for 6:30 p.m. start Oct. 1

KU officials revealed Thursday that the 32nd annual Late Night event, scheduled for Oct. 1, will kick off at 6:30 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse. Doors will open to KU students at 5 p.m. and to the general public at 5:30.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas football team tries to get off the road to dubious record

Kansas football team running out of chances to get off the path to the worst road losing streak in college football history. The Jayhawks take a 35-game road skid into Memphis and the all-time record, held by Western State, is 44.

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Jet setting continues for KU coach Bill Self on recruiting trail

The jet-setting continued for Kansas basketball coach Bill Self and his staff on Thursday. And it looks as if it will continue through the rest of the week. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks 'embarrassed' by lack of run production

The Jayhawks ran the ball 35 times for 171 yards and two touchdowns against an overmatched FCS opponent in their debut, but after KU averaged a meager 1.7 yards a carry in a home loss to Ohio, offensive line coach Zach Yenser went as far as referring to the team’s run-blocking the “elephant in the room.” By Benton Smith

Three Jayhawks enter year nationally ranked

Following successful freshman seasons, Anastaysia Rychagova (singles) and doubles pair Janet Koch and Nina Khmelnitckaia earned spots in the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis DI Women’s Preseason Rankings Tuesday.

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Tom Keegan: Second time the charm for Gary Woodland and Butch Harmon

Gary Woodland, one of the final 30 golfers still standing in the FedEx Playoffs, has improved since reuniting with world-famous swing coach Butch Harmon.