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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...

TCU's last-minute field goal turns back Kansas rally, 31-28

Nov. 20, 2021 20:51 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Griffin Kell kicked a 25-yard field goal with 11 seconds to play as TCU fought off a Kansas fourth-quarter rally to beat the Jayhawks 31-28 on Saturday. Kell’s field goal capped a 14-play, 67-yard drive after Kansas had rallied from a 14-point...

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...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Oklahoma loss boosts Cincinnati's hopes

Nov. 14, 2021 09:56 AM EST

The College Football Playoff selection committee's assessment of Oklahoma ended up looking spot on. The number of unbeaten teams in major college football dropped to three after the Sooners were manhandled by No. 18 Baylor, one of two victories Saturday for remaining Big...

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...

Vaughn stars as K-State romps to 35-10 victory over Kansas

Nov. 06, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State climbed quickly into the Top 25 on the back of three straight wins to start the season, then the Wildcats plummeted just as quickly from the poll after three straight losses to open Big 12 play. Now, they're on the climb again. ...

Kansas State-Kansas lacks luster but hardly importance

Nov. 04, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The last two coaches to face Kansas State have been let go almost immediately after they lost. That's probably not what Kansas coach Lance Leipold wants to hear. In reality, Leipold is in his first year of arguably the biggest...