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K-State’s Youngblood Named Freshman All-American by FWAA

K-State Athletics ReleaseJanuary 13, 2020

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State kick returner Joshua Youngblood received his second honor from the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and sixth overall All-America accolade as he was named a Freshman All-American by the organization on Monday. Youngblood, who was a Second Team All-American by the FWAA, was previously named to ESPN’s lone All-America team and was a Second Team All...

Chiefs Defeat Texans to Complete Largest Comeback in Franchise History

Chiefs.comJanuary 12, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Houston Texans, 51-31, in an instant classic of a postseason game on Sunday afternoon as the Chiefs fought back from a 24-point deficit to tally the greatest comeback in franchise history. Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes completed 23-of-35 passes for 321 yards and five touchdowns in the victory, finding tight end Travis Kelce for three scores. Tailback ...

Shockers Turn Back UConn in Double-Overtime

WSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 12, 2020

HARTFORD, Conn. – No. 23/23 Wichita State let a nine-point lead slip away in the final minute of regulation but regrouped to beat UConn in double-overtime, 89-86, on Sunday afternoon at the XL Center. Jaime Echenique scored 19 points and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds for Wichita State (15-1, 3-0), which won its ninth-straight game and now sits alone in first place as the American Athleti...

Bethany Secures Crucial Road Sweep

Jeremy BohnJanuary 12, 2020

Weeks don't get much bigger than the week the Bethany woman's basketball team had. The Swedes took down perennial KCAC power, Tabor, earlier this week in a thriller. Bethany then had to follow that performance up with a trip to the Gleason Center which houses the No. 16 ranked team in the land, Sterling, who hadn't lost at home all year. Bethany used its defense and crucial offensive makes t...

Huge second half fuels rout of Oklahoma Wesleyan 85-62

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 12, 2020

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – The Kansas Wesleyan Women's Basketball team shot 60 percent in the second half, which was impressive. Even more impressive was the Coyotes' afternoon at the free throw line. KWU went a perfect 30-of-30 at the free throw line, and outscored the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles 50-34 in the second half on the way to an 85-62 win on Saturday at the Mueller Sports Center. The win...

KWU Men fall to Oklahoma Wesleyan 80-66

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 12, 2020

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Kansas Wesleyan battled Oklahoma Wesleyan to a draw the first 23½ minutes of their Kansas Conference game Saturday night. The final 16½ minutes belonged to OKWU, though. The Eagles, who received votes in the latest NAIA Division II poll, took control of the game with a 21-3 second-half run and never looked back in an 80-66 victory at the Mueller Sports Center. Th...

No. 3 Kansas Falls to No. 4 Baylor, 67-55

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 12, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. – In a Big 12 showdown featuring two of the top-five teams in the country, the No. 3/3 Kansas Jayhawks (12-3, 2-1 Big 12) fell to the No. 4/4 Baylor Bears (13-1, 3-0 Big 12), 67-55, inside Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday. The game marked Baylor’s first win at Allen Fieldhouse in the series' history, while ending KU's 28-game homecourt winning streak, which was the second-longest...

Second-Half Run Lifts Texas Past K-State, 64-50

KSU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 12, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas opened the second half on a 12-0 run, part of a 20-2 run that was sandwiched between the two halves, as the Longhorns earned their first Big 12 win of the season and kept Kansas State winless in league play with a 64-50 win on Saturday night before 8,496 fans at the Frank Erwin Center. The loss punctuated a miserable day for K-State (7-8, 0-3 Big 12), which saw the team ...

Weather Alters HS Basketball Plans

Pat StrathmanJanuary 10, 2020

With the potential of ice/snow blanketing parts of Kansas, high school basketball games are being changed. Below are the following changes: Campus at Salina Central - POSTPONED to a later date. Salina South at Ark City - POSTPONED to Monday, January 13 with varsity beginning at 5 pm Sacred Heart at TMP-Marian - POSTPONED to Saturday, February 15 with varsity starting at 5 pm Abilene at Ma...

AUDIO: Voice of Chiefs Mitch Holthus 1/9

Pat StrathmanJanuary 10, 2020

Now the real fun begins. Kansas City had a first-round bye in the NFL playoffs last weekend. The Chiefs watched the Houston Texas beat the Buffalo Bills in overtime. The Texans are now in the crosshairs of the Chiefs. Kickoff Sunday is at 2:05. Voice of the Chiefs Mitch Holthus hopped on “In The Zone” to preview the AFC Divisional Round showdown vs the Houston Texans. You can catch...

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