Stories for September 10, 2019


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Jayhawks: Ineffective offense somewhat a result of miscommunication

Despite opening the schedule against one FCS foe and a Coastal Carolina team that is in its second year as an FBS program, KU ranks 115th among FBS teams in points per game (15.5), 94th in yards per play (5.24) and, according to ESPN’s analytics, 129th out of 130 teams in offensive efficiency. Based on explanations from both Miles and his players over the past several days, miscommunication has plagued the offense at times, accounting for at least some of its ineffectiveness. By Benton Smith


Jayhawks wrap up Minnesota Invitational

The Kansas women’s golf team finished its second and final round of the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday afternoon after weather conditions shortened the three-round tournament.

KU men's golf places 2nd in season opener

Kansas men’s golf team finished in second place out of 16 teams and shot a three round, 8-under par 856 at the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course.

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Les Miles: KU's O-linemen 'settling in'

During the buildup to his first game as the head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles at times went out of his way during press conferences and interviews to let people know how optimistic he felt about the Jayhawks’ offensive line. Two games into the season, though, the play up front has neither wowed most observers nor overwhelmed opposing defensive linemen and linebackers. By Benton Smith

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College basketball recruiting fixer with ties to KU sentenced to probation in corruption case

A college basketball recruiting fixer who revealed that he had made illicit payments to University of Kansas basketball players will not spend any more time in jail for his actions in the college basketball corruption case.