Follow along: WVU returns to action against Kansas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Follow along as the Mountaineers seek a 3-1 start for the second consecutive season.

3:38 p.m. — Final: WVU defeats Kansas for the seventh consecutive season, 38-17. Thanks for following along.

3:27 p.m. — Alex Sinkfield 3-yard TD run caps a 9-play, 65-yard drive — WVU 38, Kansas 10 (2:00 left in game)

3:01 p.m. — Sam James 8 yard TD reception from Doege — WVU 31, Kansas 10 (14:55 left in game)

2:57 p.m. — End third quarter score: WVU 24, Kansas 10

2:49 p.m. — Leddie Brown 87-yard TD run (18 rush, 195 yds, TD) — WVU 24, Kansas 10 (3:37 left in 3rd)

2:27 p.m. — Jarret Doege tosses his third interception of the year. KU takes over on their own 32 with 10:32 left in the 3rd.

1:56 p.m. — After a first half that took 1 hour and 51 minutes, WVU leads by a touchdown at the break.

1:55 p.m. — Evan Staley 33-yard field goal — WVU 17, Kansas 10 (:16 left in 2nd)

1:40 p.m. — Darius Stills interception… repeating… Darius Stills interception.

1:32 p.m. — Leddie Brown is left wiiiiiiiide open and reels in a 6 yard touchdown pass from Doege. The drive covered 91 yards on 10 plays – WVU 14, Kansas 10 (3:25 left in 2nd).

1:15 p.m. – Wide receiver T.J. Simmons is injured and will not return.

12:57 p.m. – End first quarter score: Kansas 10, WVU 7

12:46 p.m. — Although it wasn’t as fancy as his first interception of the season, Alonzo Addae reels in his second. 22 yard return sets up WVU at the KU 40.

12:41 p.m. — Bryce Ford-Wheaton reels in his third touchdown reception of the season, 33 yards from Jarret Doege — Kansas 10, WVU 7 (4:53 left in 1st)

12:26 p.m. — Deflected pass is reeled in by Andrew Parchment for a 43-yard touchdown reception from Miles Kendrick — Kansas 10, WVU 0 (9:21 left in the first)

12:16 p.m. — KU cashes in the fumble for three points on a Jacob Borcila 41-yard field goal — Kansas 3, WVU 0 (11:41 left in the first)

12:11 p.m. — Kansas was the only team in the Big 12 not to force a turnover. That changed on WVU’s first possession after a T.J. Simmons fumble.

11:57 a.m. — A distinct Bridgeport & Fairmont presence in the game captains/flag bearer

11:00 a.m. — Fairmont Senior grad and true freshman Zach Frazier will made his third collegiate start. He steps in for James Gmiter at left guard. Brandon Yates will start at left tackle.

10:13 a.m. — Good morning from Milan Puskar Stadium. Check in throughout the day for updates. The Mountaineers will be without offensive linemen James Gmiter and Brian Mays and linebacker VanDarius Cowan.

Your essential pregame links:

Winless Jayhawks believe progress has been made despite 0-3 start

In third season at WVU, confidence building for Mike Brown

KU’s Les Miles will not make trip to Morgantown

Three Guys Before the Game (Episode 235) – Kansas Preview

Half of WVU’s season to be played in a 5-week stretch

Three Guys Before the Game (Episode 234) – Big 12 Gone Wild

Big 12 snapshot: Trusting the numbers, not the eye test

 

Last year in Lawrence:

West Virginia grinds out road win at Kansas to open Big 12 play

 

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