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Kansas has had their fair share of issues, but none have been bigger than the all-important quarterback position. The Jayhawks have been searching for answers at the position since the Todd Reesing era (2006-2009).
“It was interesting to watch him work with a couple pieces today,” Beaty said, following KU’s first practice on Monday, “that I don’t know I would’ve thought to use the way he did, which is what I love about Meach. He and I think little differently sometimes.”
After a five-minute drive across campus from Anschutz Sports Pavilion due to snow and cold weather, defensive coordinator Clint Bowen and offensive coordinator Doug Meacham sat down for interviews after Kansas football's second spring practice.
The Jayhawks (28-4) on Friday will face the winner of Wednesday night’s First Four matchup between North Carolina Central and UC Davis. A win there would move Kansas into the second round, where it would face the winner of Friday’s 8-9 game between Miami, Fla., and Michigan State. That would put the Jayhawks into a position very similar to the one they faced last season, when they took on UConn — a program had won a national title as recently as 2014 and two this decade — in the second round in Des Moines, Iowa.
On Tuesday, (Mr.) Calvert told the committee that during a recent meeting with KU’s Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access — which handles Title IX cases — he and his family asked if anyone else had reported the vandalism to them and they said “no.”
- COLLEGE SPORTS -
The Mountaineers prevailed over the Privateers 67-66 but it was back-and-forth down the home stretch before New Orleans’ attempt at a potential buzzer-beater resulted in a final second turnover.
Fouls and free throws were in large supply Tuesday night, as the Deacs and Wildcats combined for 24 whistles in the first half alone. Three Kansas State players gathered two in the opening frame, and two had three calls at that point.
In an interview to promote his new book, “Bear Country: The Baylor Story,” Starr went on record saying, “I continue to believe that Art Briles is an honorable man. There may have been ways — and he would have to speak to it — of improving accountability, but I do not believe Art Briles conducted himself in a dishonorable way.”