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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 10.19.15

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Life... is not a dream.

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For more on the Texas Tech game and even other sporting events around the country, click over to Sunday's news and notes, too.

- Kansas Sports -

Kansas football matured in loss | KUsports.com

A series of late mistakes, most of which could be chalked up to inexperience, cost the Jayhawks (0-6 overall, 0-3 Big 12) the chance to complete the comeback. But the continued strong play of some of the youngest guys on the roster had some of the Kansas veterans believing this was a team headed in the right direction.

In lost season, Jayhawks focus on developing freshmen - Washington Times

Four true freshmen have started for the Jayhawks at least once this season, and another is expected to make his first start against Texas Tech (4-2, 1-2) on Saturday.

Self, Manning coach? Maybe | KUsports.com

“I don’t know exactly what I want to do. I want to do something with basketball. I’m not sure it’s coaching,” said Self, a 6-foot-2 guard out of Free State High, who, like Manning, is a non-scholarship player. “I wouldn’t rule it out. I think I’d want to work more on the administration side of basketball.”

Rowing Begins Season with Successful Jayhawk Jamboree

Fans packed into Burcham Park, lining the Kansas River, to cheer the Kansas Rowing squad on to two wins and nine top-five finishes during the third annual season-opening Jayhawk Jamboree on Sunday afternoon.

- College Sports -

Which Big 12 football team should you really be cheering for? | FOX Sports

Are you a fan of the Big 12 conference without a true allegiance to one particular football team? If so, you've come to the right place.

Inside the play: Did K-State call too many passes against TCU? | CJOnline.com

After consulting with a Div. I assistant coach, Capital-Journal writer Jesse Newell attempts to find out if there was justification for Kansas State's second-half play-calling in its 52-45 loss to TCU.

Boise State kicker to Michigan punter: Prepare for 'dark, dark, low place' - CBSSports.com

It's five years later and Kyle Brotzman still hasn't healed. Watching a replay of Michigan State-Michigan Saturday night didn't help. “He's going to be struggling for the next couple of years,” Brotzman said of Michigan punter Blake O'Neill. “I went through hell for a couple of years.”

- Professional Sports -

NFL VP of refs tries to explain how Bears' INT ruled a Golden Tate TD - CBSSports.com

Why was Golden Tate's touchdown a touchdown and not an interception? The NFL's VP of officiating Dean Blandino tried to explain that on Sunday.

- Potpourri -

Review: Kansas Jayhawks among several college teams featured in NBA 2K16's revamped MyCareer mode | CJOnline.com

NBA 2K16 is the latest in the 2K Sports basketball series for the next generation consoles, and it's taking the game to a whole other level with its MyCareer mode this year.