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Kansas Jayhawks Gameday News and Notes: 10.24.15

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Saturday's Kansas-Oklahoma State football game |
Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah leads the Big 12 (and ranks fifth in the nation) in sacks per game, and his nine quarterback hurries already are an OSU season record. In short, the man is a beast, and unless the Jayhawks can find a way to slow him down and keep him away from true freshman quarterback Ryan Willis, it’s going to be a long day for the Jayhawks.

No. 2 UT derails KU volleyball run |

No. 2-ranked Texas put an abrupt end to the best start in Kansas University volleyball history.

Arizona prep Lightfoot to reveal pick |

Blue-chip basketball prospect Mitch Lightfoot, who was born in Kansas City and remained a Kansas University fan after moving to Arizona at the age of 5, today is expected to orally commit to either KU or the University of Arizona.

Kansas kickers seeking revival |

After starting the season 4-for-4 on field-goal tries, the Kansas University field-goal kickers have missed their last four attempts, including three misses last Saturday in a 10-point loss to Texas Tech.

Big 12 to reinstate softball championship |

The Big 12 Conference has announced it will reinstate its softball championship beginning with the 2017 season. Last held in 2010, the postseason tournament will return to Oklahoma City in a two-day event, May 12-13. The Oklahoma City All Sports Association will partner with the Conference to host the championship.

Could Montell Cozart become KU's Braxton Miller? |

With Kansas junior quarterback Montell Cozart getting healthier by the week, it is fair to wonder where he will fit in if freshman Ryan Willis continues his strong play.


Looking back at the crazy ending to Royals-Blue Jays ALCS Game 6 -
Friday night, the Royals beat the Blue Jays in Game 6 of the ALCS (KC 4, TOR 3) to win their second consecutive AL pennant. They won the best-of-seven series four games to two and will take on the Mets in the World Series starting Tuesday. Yes, Tuesday.

David Price: 'I didn't pitch good enough to win' Game 6 -
David Price pitched better, with one exception better than he ever had in eight postseason starts. But his results were not good enough to help the Toronto Blue Jays win Game 6 of the ALCS on Friday night. Their season is over after a 4-3 loss to the Royals.

Reaching Royals fan: I didn't want to be Jeffrey Maier or Steve Bartman -
Royals fan Caleb Humphreys didn't want to be Jeffrey Maier or Steve Bartman. He just wanted to catch a home-run ball in his first postseason game.

Candy and Candy Takes

Most Popular Halloween Candy in Each State |
Trick-or-treating is as much about the best candy as it is the costumes. A new map shows the favorite candies in each state, and candy corn comes out on top in most states.

A child who gets excited for Life Savers, Jolly Ranchers or Hershey's Kisses is either a time traveler from the 19th century, a pure and wonderful innocent, or exceptionally boring.