As they score: West Virginia knocks off Kansas 29-24 for first road win

LAWRENCE, Kan. — FINAL: West Virginia 29, Kansas 24
TOUCHDOWN KANSAS, 2:10 4th quarter, 29-24 West Virginia: Kansas makes a last ditch effort as Carter Stanley finds Andrew Parchment wide open in the end zone.
TOUCHDOWN WVU, 5:04 4th quarter, 29-17 West Virginia: Martell Pettaway scores from 7 out after WVU takes over 5 1/2 minutes off the clock.
WVU FIELD GOAL, 12:35 4th quarter, 23-17 West Virginia: After a fourth down pass interference call goes in favor of the Mountaineers in the end zone, they still can’t punch it in. Evan Staley’s 21-yard field goal is good.
TOUCHDOWN KANSAS, 4:08 3rd quarter, 20-17 West Virginia: It took 12 seconds for Kansas to answer as Carter Stanley nails Andrew Parchment on a deep post route, beating WVU’s Hakeem Bailey.
WVU FIELD GOAL, 4:20 3rd quarter, 20-10 West Virginia: After a controversial ruling on an onside kick that gave WVU the ball back, Evan Staley makes a 44-yard field goal.
KANSAS FIELD GOAL, 6:06 3rd quarter, 17-10 West Virginia: Penalties and Carter Stanley’s running ability gets the Jayhawks inside the WVU 5, but the Mountaineers hold them to a field goal.
TOUCHDOWN WVU, 10:31 3rd quarter, 17-7 West Virginia: Martell Pettaway squirts through the line to rumble into the end zone from 23 yards out. The drive was 10 plays and 70 yards.
HALFTIME: West Virginia struggles offensively after the first possession, but is able to take the lead at the end of the half. The Mountaineers have 191 total yards, 122 passing from quarterback Austin Kendall.
WVU FIELD GOAL, 0:00 2nd quarter, 10-7 West Virginia: Evan Staley boinks in a 37-yard field goal as time expires in the first half.
Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley is sacked on third down. West Virginia calls a timeout with 1:01 left in the first half.
A tackle for loss, a drop and a sack ends the West Virginia drive abruptly. Josh Growden’s punt is downed on the K.U. side of the field.
Shea Campbell gets the third down tackle for the Mountaineers. After a holding penalty on the punt, they take over at their 18-yard line.
WVU kicker Evan Staley misses a 42-yard field goal into the wind. Kansas will take over at their own 28-yard line.
West Virginia doesn’t get a first down after going for it on 4th down from the Kansas 31, but Dante Stills forces a fumble on K.U. quarterback Carter Stanley to give the Mountaineers the ball back.
TOUCHDOWN KANSAS, 12:06 2nd quarter, 7-7: Carter Stanley finds Kwame Lassiter for a 28-yard touchdown as the Jayhawks tie the score.
Austin Kendall was sacked on 3rd down as the first quarter comes to an end. WVU will punt to begin the second quarter.
Kansas goes 3 and out for the third time in the first quarter. West Virginia takes over at its 43-yard line.
After an interception from Austin Kendall was overturned by replay, WVU still punts to give Kansas the ball back. The Jayhawks take over at their 10-yard line.
Kansas goes 3 and out again on its second possession, and a bad punt gives WVU the ball at their 31-yard line.
TOUCHDOWN WVU, 7:37 1st quarter, 7-0 West Virginia: Kennedy McKoy tops off a 5:59, 71-yard drive with a 3-yard score. Austin Kendall was 4-5 for 42 yards on the drive, and the Mountaineers went 3-3 on third down on the drive.
Kansas goes 3 and out on its first possession. The Mountaineers will begin their first drive at their own 29-yard line.
West Virginia wins the toss and elected to defer to the second half.
West Virginia will look to build off its big win last week over N.C. State on Saturday at Kansas, but the Jayhawks feature a dynamic running back duo in Khalil Herbert and Pooka Williams to make sure that doesn’t happen.
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