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Notebook: Baylor Mauls Kansas

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Khmelnitckaia and Koch go undefeated again - Kansas Jayhawks
Koch earned the biggest victory of the day with a come-from-behind 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 win over No. 39-ranked Jaeda Daniel from Auburn. Khmelnitckaia notched her second-straight singles victory of the fall with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Taylor Russo, also from Auburn.

KU news; Miles Kendrick 'unavailable' after injury vs. Baylor
Miles Kendrick, who started the drive in control of the offense, ran two straight times to give KU a first down. On one of the runs, it looked like he may have hurt his shoulder. He stayed in the game and handed the ball off to Pooka WIlliams, who broke loose down the right sideline and ran for a 72-yard gain

KU football vs. Baylor: Quick recap and instant analysis
Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer surveyed the field, but he couldn’t find an open receiver. With plenty of open space in front of him, Brewer scrambled for 14 yards to keep the drive alive. It eventually resulted in a touchdown.

Film room: What went wrong with KU's defense on Baylor's 3 TDs
The Bears hung 23 points on the Jayhawks in the first half but only managed to scrape up three more between the third and fourth quarters. Obviously some of the intensity changed once the Jayhawks were behind by three scores, but the game was never fully out of reach until late, especially after KU scored a touchdown to cut the deficit to 16 in the third quarter.

KU football grades: Reviewing the loss to Baylor
The KU offense was as bad as its been all year against Baylor. The Jayhawks scored seven points and really should have ended the game with right around 200 yards if Baylor had run out the clock on its last possession, which it chose not to do for some unknown reason. KU drove into field-goal range in the first half but had drives pretty much stall the rest of the game. The lone exception was when Pooka Williams broke out with a 70-plus yard run in the second half and Bender finished off the drive with his touchdown pass.

California guard Cassius Stanley cuts list to three schools, including Kansas
Kansas recruiting target Cassius Stanley, a 6-foot-5, 170-pound senior shooting guard from Sierra Canyon High School in North Hollywood, Calif., has narrowed his list of schools to Kansas, UCLA and Oregon, he reported on Twitter on Friday.

Bears welcome Jayhawks to Big 12 play with 26-7 defeat |
The harsh reality of Big 12 football hit visiting Kansas hard Saturday afternoon inside Baylor’s McLane Stadium.

Kansas offense reverts to past in 26-7 loss to Baylor in Big 12 opener |
And even if the feel-good vibes born of a two-game winning streak against nonconference foes didn’t completely disappear, they were pushed beneath the surface by a question that ruled the day: Has Kansas improved enough for it to translate into better results against Big 12 competition?

QB Miles Kendrick injured during KU loss at Baylor |
Backup Kansas quarterback Miles Kendrick left the Jayhawks' Big 12 opener, a 26-7 loss at Baylor's McLane Stadium, with an unspecified injury midway through the third quarter and did not return.

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Virginia Tech and Virginia lost football’s and basketball’s biggest 2018 upsets -
Old Dominion pulled off the biggest upset of the college football season so far when they knocked off Virginia Tech on Saturday 49-35. The Monarchs were 28-point underdogs (!) at home, a touchdown bigger than the year’s previous biggest upset.

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