LUBBOCK, Texas – Regardless of a dominant efficiency from its protection, the Kansas Jayhawks dropped a good recreation Saturday to Texas Tech, 16-13 at Jones AT&T Stadium.
The Jayhawks fell to 0-9 on the season and 0-8 in Massive 12 play. Texas Tech concluded its season with a 4-6 report and a 3-6 mark in league play.
Tech placekicker Jonathan Garibay related on a 36-yard subject aim with 5:36 remaining to tug the Pink Raiders forward to offer them a 16-13 lead, which held as much as be the ultimate.
The Kansas protection shined within the defeat, forcing a season-high 4 turnovers, with freshman cornerback Karon Prunty accounting for 2 of them with an interception and a compelled fumble. Nate Betts and Marcus Harris additionally compelled fumbles for the Jayhawks. Kansas entered the sport with simply 5 turnovers on the season.
Offensively, true freshman working again Daniel Hishaw Jr., had his second-straight large recreation. Hishaw scored a important 12-yard landing within the fourth quarter and rushed for a career-high 87 yards on 22 carries. The 12-yard rating was Hishaw’s second-career landing after scoring towards Iowa State earlier this yr.
It’s the second-straight week a real freshman led Kansas in dashing after Amauri Pesek-Hickson rushed for 100 yards final week towards TCU.
The Jayhawks trailed 10-0 late within the first half earlier than placekicker Jacob Borcilla related on a 42-yard subject aim as time expired within the half to make it 10-3 and get Kansas on the scoreboard on the break.
The 2 groups traded subject targets within the third quarter to make it 13-6 heading into the ultimate quarter. Hishaw scored after the Harris compelled fumble to cap a seven-play, 44-yard drive and tie the sport at 13 with 10:46 to play within the recreation.
However Texas Tech drove 52 yards on 10 performs, spanning greater than 5 minutes, to result in the game-winning subject aim.
Prunty led the Jayhawk protection with 4 tackles, an interception, a go breakup and a compelled fumble. The interception was the primary of his younger profession. Kyle Mayberry and Ricky Thomas every led the Jayhawks with seven tackles apiece. Betts had six tackles to go along with a compelled fumble and a fumble restoration. Nick Channel added 5 tackles and a sack within the loss for Kansas.
Quarterback Miles Kendrick completed the day with 102 passing yards and 23 dashing yards. He had a team-long 20-yard rush to arrange the Hishaw landing within the fourth quarter. True freshman Luke Grimm led Kansas with six catches for 41 yards.
The Jayhawks will return to motion Saturday, Dec. 12, the place they’ll face Texas within the regular-season finale. Kick is scheduled for two:30 p.m., and can be televised by ESPNU.