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Official recap

Nebraska bombed Kansas early, then settled back for a 24-13 win that was more decisive than the score.

With 45,500 fans on hand, the Huskers started moving late in the first quarter and wound up with three second-quarter touchdowns and an 18-0 halftime lead.

Kansas got a third-quarter TD after a NU fumble gave the Jayhawks a break at the Husker 36. Then Nebraska opened the gap to 24-7 before KU sent Husker subs reeling with a last second tally off a full-scale aerial attack.

Nebraska capped a 69-yard drive with Ben Gregory scoring from the three with 13:55 left in the first half. With 4:51 left, Bob Churchich ran 27 yards for a second Husker TD, and on the play following the subsequent kickoff, Dennis Thorell intercepted a KU pass and tore back to the 24. Six plays later, Harry Wilson scored for an 18-0 lead with 2:28 left in the half.

KU's Bill Fenton tossed a 25-yard TD pass to Junior Riggins to get the Jayhawks on the board in the third quarter.

The Scarlets retaliated in the final quarter with a fine drive, scoring on a Churchich-to-Wilson nine yard pass.

Fenton passed the Jayhawks 65 yards in four plays, the TD pass coming after time had run out, against NU reserves.

Nebraska 24
Kansas 13

Nov. 5, 1966
Lawrence, KS
Nebraska ....... 0   18    0    6   -   24
Kansas  ........ 0    0    7    6   -   13

Second Quarter
NU - Ben Gregory 3 run (kick failed) 13:55
NU - Bob Churchich 27 run (run failed) 4:51
NU - Harry Wilson 2 run (run failed) 2:28
Third Quarter
KU - Junior Riggins 25 pass from Bill 
     Fenton (David Bouda kick) 1:44 
Fourth Quarter
NU - Wilson 9 pass from Churchich (pass
     failed) 0:51
KU - Halley Kampschroeder 12 pass from 
     Don Shanklin (pass failed) 0:00

                           NU        KU
First downs ............   23        15
Rushing net ............  226        82
Passing net ............  101       117
  Comp-Att-Int ...... 11-15-0   10-19-1
Total offense ..........  327       199
Punts .................. 4-42      8-47
Fumbles lost ...........    2         0
Yards penalized ........   35        10

Leading NU rushers:
 Ben Gregory 79; Pete Tatman 69.
Leading NU passer:
 Bob  Churchich, 11 for 15, 101 yards.
 
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