Kansas upsets No. 6 Oklahoma for first victory over Sooners since 1997

Kansas defeated No. 6 Oklahoma 38-33 on Saturday at KU Memorial Stadium to hand the Sooners their first loss of the season and earn a victory over an AP top-10 team for the first time since winning the 2007-08 Orange Bowl versus Virginia Tech. Here’s what you need to know:

  • Down by one point, Jayhawks running back Devin Neal scored the gaming-winning, go-ahead touchdown with 55 seconds left in the fourth quarter.
  • Kansas quarterback Jason Bean went 15-of-32 passing for 218 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions. He added a rushing TD, while running back Daniel Hishaw Jr. also posted two scores on the ground for the Jayhawks.
  • Oklahoma QB Dillon Gabriel completed 14 of 19 passes for 171 yards and an interception. He ran for three TDs, with running backs Tawee Walker and Gavin Sawchuk each rushing for a score.

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The victory is Kansas’ first over Oklahoma since 1997. The Jayhawks had lost 18 in a row in the series by an average of 28.7 points — all 18 in that losing streak were decided by at least 10 points.

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