Stories for October 6, 2021


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After Week 5, struggling KU defense ranks at or near bottom of FBS in several categories

Five games into Lance Leipold’s first season in charge of the Kansas football program, the Jayhawks’ defensive shortcomings have proven to be problematic.

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Process might be 'painful' for KU football, but AD Goff confident in what Leipold is building

The Kansas football team’s current four-game losing streak hasn’t affected the way Athletic Director Travis Goff views the Jayhawks’ head coach, Lance Leipold. If anything, Goff said on the athletic department’s “Hawk Talk” radio show on Wednesday night, his trust is growing in the football coach he hired back in late April.

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KU guard Holly Kersgieter named preseason all-Big 12

Kansas junior Holly Kersgieter was one of 12 players named to the preseason all-Big 12 women's basketball team, the Big 12 announced Wednesday.

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New-look Kansas men's basketball team expecting to have speed, athleticsm in abundance

Last week’s first look at the 2021-22 Kansas men’s basketball team revealed a roster full of athletes who are not afraid to get out and go. By Matt Tait