Kansas Jayhawks senior guard Frank Mason wanted the crowd to be loud and we’re not talking about the home crowd at Allen Fieldhouse. The extreme noise level from the Kansas State crowd for a visit from the in-state rival Jayhawks was unforgettable. Continue reading Mason’s Team: Bricks or No Bricks→
After the NCAA Division II football championship game and the post-game news conferences, Adam Dorrel told a gathering of players, families and fans at Children’s Mercy Park on Saturday night that he accepted a head coaching offer at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. Continue reading Northwest Missouri Football Looking for Wright Stuff→
Kansas Jayhawk fans know basketball’s regular season starts Nov. 11 because they lost focus on KU football a long time ago. Missouri Tiger fans also saw an early downward slide.
As both football programs have plummeted, here are some fall alternatives in both states that won’t lack in sports entertainment:
Northwest Missouri StateFootball – The defending NCAA Division II national champions have kept rolling since their title game at Children’s Mercy Park last December in Kansas City, Kansas. The Bearcats, 10-0, set a program record for 25 wins in a row, the longest current winning streak in college football. NMSU is outscoring opponents by an average margin of 33 points. The homecoming rout over Pittsburg State, 69-10, attracted national attention with “The Northwest Lateral” featured on ESPN highlights. The Bearcats wrap up their regular season against Missouri Western, then on to the playoffs. Continue reading Fall Diversions From Pathetic Football at KU and MU→