Patrick Mahomes threw for 404 yards and five touchdowns, Travis Kelce caught a TD pass and threw another one, and the Kansas City Chiefs sent Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger into his anticipated retirement with a 42-21 blowout of the Steelers in the wild-card round of the playoffs Sunday night.
The No. 9/10 Kansas Jayhawks defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 85-59 on Saturday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. The win moves Kansas to 14-2 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 play, while West Virginia falls to 13-3 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
Down seven players and head coach Bruce Weber due to COVID-19 protocols, the Kansas State University men’s basketball team came out strong against the No. 14 team in the country. They couldn’t sustain the early success, however and dropped its overall record to 8-5 and Big 12 record to 0-2 with a 70-57 loss to Texas.
Kansas State men’s basketball head coach Bruce Weber, along with sophomore Davion Bradford, sophomore Jordan Brooks, freshman Maximus Edwards, junior Kaosi Ezeagu, sophomore Trey Harris, freshman Logan Landers and junior Markquis Nowell, will miss tonight’s game with Texas due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
Evan McPherson kicked a 20-yard field goal as time ran out, and the Cincinnati Bengals earned their first AFC North title and postseason appearance in six years with a wild 34-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
After Kansas had its game against Harvard wiped out by COVID-19, and Nevada had its Mountain West opener against San Jose State postponed for the same reason, Wolf Pack coach Steve Alford jumped at the chance to visit storied Allen Fieldhouse.
The Kansas State football program will wear a special decal on the back of its helmets when the Wildcats take the field for the TaxAct Texas Bowl in support of Kansans who were affected by last week’s wildfires.