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Mizzou drops opener at West Virginia 26-11

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Skyler Howard played through a rib injury and Rushel Shell missed most of the second half with leg cramps, yet West Virginia overcame setbacks to their top two offensive threats to break a

Jayhawks roll Rhode Island to give coach Beaty first win

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Montell Cozart threw three touchdown passes, Ryan Willis tossed two more and Kansas gave second-year coach David Beaty his first victory by routing overmatched Rhode Island 55-6 on Saturday night. Third-string quarterback Carter