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After first Big 12 Conference win, Kansas looks to make it two straight

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Kansas running back Tony Pierson breaks away from West Virginia linebacker Isaiah Bruce during the first half of an NCAA football game at Kansas Memorial Stadium in Lawrence on Saturday.

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LAWRENCE — Kansas coach Charlie Weis was drenched, as if he’d just jumped in Potter’s Lake himself — the pond just up the hill from Memorial Stadium where the goalposts ended up.
It was a celebration two years in the making for Weis, whose back arched and face twisted into a shivering smile Saturday after the ice water was poured over his head in the waning seconds of a 31-19 victory over West Virginia — one that ended the Jayhawks’ 27-game Big 12 losing streak.
One that may finally have validated the progress he’s made with the program.
“Psychologically it ...

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