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Kansas shakes up coaching staff after 2-10 finish to season

Nov. 29, 2021 16:36 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas defensive line coach Kwahn Drake and cornerback coach Chevis Jackson were fired Monday, two days after the Jayhawks finished their first season under Lance Leipold with a competitive loss to bowl-bound West Virginia. Jordan Peterson and...

West Virginia holds off Kansas 34-28 to become bowl-eligible

Nov. 27, 2021 23:13 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia will finish its season in a bowl game. Sure beats Saturday night inside mostly empty Memorial Stadium in Kansas. Jarret Doege threw for 170 yards and three touchdowns, Leddie Brown ran for 156 yards and another...

West Virginia's bowl hopes resting on trip to Kansas

Nov. 26, 2021 03:17 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the line Saturday. Knock...

Kansas back in Texas to face TCU after epic win over 'Horns

Nov. 18, 2021 14:18 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kansas is coming back to Texas after ending a 56-game Big 12 road losing streak a week ago in the Lone Star State. Since that victory was a potentially program-altering thriller in overtime at the Texas Longhorns, the Jayhawks face quite a task...

Oklahoma St's Gundy, Baylor's Aranda turning heads in Big 12

Nov. 16, 2021 18:00 PM EST

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy and Baylor coach Dave Aranda have changed the narrative about the Big 12 this season. Most of the chatter at the beginning was about how Oklahoma and Texas eventually will leave for the Southeastern Conference. Oklahoma was picked to win...

Star Texas RB Bijan Robinson out for year with elbow injury

Nov. 15, 2021 13:15 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Star Texas running back Bijan Robinson will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his elbow in the Longhorns' loss to Kansas, coach Steve Sarkisian said Monday. Robinson's 1,127 yards rushing this season rank third in the Big 12 and made him...

STAT WATCH: Badie 1st since '19 to top 200 yards in 4 games

Nov. 15, 2021 07:14 AM EST

Tyler Badie is making the most of his first season as Missouri's featured back. The senior from New Orleans is the only player in the country to run for at least 200 yards in four different games this season. His latest was Saturday, when he carried 34 times for 209 in a ...

Kansas snaps losing skid and stuns Texas 57-56 in OT

Nov. 14, 2021 01:05 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Everything was going against Kansas late. The momentum. The crowd. The score. Even history. And then first-year Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold decided go for the win and got it. Jalon Daniels hit Jared Casey...

Texas hosts Kansas with both eager to end losing skids

Nov. 11, 2021 14:26 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has yet to settle on a starting quarterback to play against Kansas and coach Steve Sarkisian still does not know if three of his top players will be available to try to end a four-game skid. One thing he is certain of: He liked the passion in...

Red-hot Kansas State heads home to face West Virginia

Nov. 11, 2021 12:50 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown made a very obvious observation about Kansas State this week. “They're playing their best football of the year,” he said. If only the Mountaineers could say the same thing. ...