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Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 in OT

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 in OT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady’s brilliance.      The five-time NFL champion guided the Patriots 75 yards after winning the overtime coin toss, and backup Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard TD lifted New England past Kansas City 37-31 for…MORE

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady’s brilliance.      The five-time NFL champion guided the Patriots 75 yards after winning the overtime coin toss, and backup Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard TD lifted New England past Kansas City 37-31 for…MORE

Emporia State Men’s basketball falls to late surge from Lopers

Emporia State Men’s basketball falls to late surge from Lopers

January 20, 2019- Emporia State men’s basketball fell 59-53 to Nebraska Kearney on Sunday in White Auditorium. After holding the lead for most of the game, the Hornets were unable to hold off the late surge from the Lopers. Teams remained scoreless until the 17:30 mark when the Lopers scored on a layup to put…MORE

Ichabods finish strong in comeback win over Fort Hays State

Ichabods finish strong in comeback win over Fort Hays State

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Ichabods mounted a furious rally coming back from down seven with 5:10 to go outscoring Fort Hays State 20-6 the rest of the game as Washburn topped the Tigers 80-73 in the NCAA Division II Showcase game on a frigid Saturday in Lee Arena. With the win the Ichabods remain perfect…MORE

Sneed, Wade lead Wildcats past Horned Frogs 65-55

Sneed, Wade lead Wildcats past Horned Frogs 65-55

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Xavier Sneed had 18 points and Dean Wade provided 16 as they led Kansas State to a 65-55 win over TCU on Saturday.      The win marked the Wildcats fourth straight after starting 0-2 in Big 12 play as TCU has now lost three of four.      K-State (14-4,…MORE

Agbaji Shines in Debut, Lawson Secures 11th Double-Double in KU Win Over TCU

Agbaji Shines in Debut, Lawson Secures 11th Double-Double in KU Win Over TCU

Life without Kansas center Udoka Azubuike started off sloppy in Saturday night’s loss to Iowa State. In game two without the All-Conference junior, Kansas found more continuity in a 77-68 over TCU thanks to Dedric Lawson’s 11th double-double of the season and the emergence of freshman Ochai Agbaji. Agbaji, the freshman from Oak Park High…MORE

Vick, Lawson Carry Kansas past Villanova in Final Four Rematch

Vick, Lawson Carry Kansas past Villanova in Final Four Rematch

When Kansas needed their stars to make plays, Dedric Lawson and Lagerald Vick came through. With a combined 57 points and 19 rebounds, the duo carried KU to a 74-71 win over Villanova at the Phog, remaining unbeaten and going 9-0 for the first time since the 2010-2011 season. “Those two headliners were terrific, they…MORE

Missed Opportunities Plague Kansas Against Iowa State

Missed Opportunities Plague Kansas Against Iowa State

Coming off a big win in conference against TCU, the Kansas Jayhawks looked to win back-to-back conference games for the first time since 2008. The team will have to continue to wait as Iowa State came away with a 27-3 win in Lawrence. Head coach David Beaty shouldered the blame after the game, knowing his…MORE

KU Stuns TCU for First Conference Win

KU Stuns TCU for First Conference Win

David Beaty could not have asked for a better birthday present than a Big 12 win against TCU. Although it came a day late, his players delivered him that gift with a 27-26 upset over the Horned Frogs, and it took every last second to secure the victory. “I’m humbled to say we were able…MORE

KU Uses Turnovers, Strong Running Attack to Down Rutgers

KU Uses Turnovers, Strong Running Attack to Down Rutgers

With former Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing returning to Memorial Field to see his name revealed on the Ring of Honor, KU partied like it was 2007. They played like it too. Fueled by six turnovers from the defense and 400 rushing yards from the Jayhawk offense, KU dominated Rutgers 55-14. “It’s an awesome feeling,” sophomore…MORE