LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Todd Reesing threw for 356 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for another score to lead No. 19 Kansas to a
38-14 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday night.
Kansas (3-1) figured to breeze through its final non-conference
game, particularly after the chaos Hurricane Ike had caused Sam
Houston State (1-1).
The Bearkats had last week's game against Prairie View A&M
postponed and couldn't practice until Tuesday because of power
outages and cleanup from the storm. Despite the hardships, Sam
Houston State didn't make it easy on Kansas, stifling its running
game, repeatedly finding seams in its defensive secondary.
Kansas survived for its 12th straight home win - 17th straight
in non-conference - though has to be concerned about its struggling
The Jayhawks ran on eight of their first 10 plays and 47 times
overall, hoping to improve on a 105-yard per-game average that
ranks 101st in the nation.