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#17 Coastal Carolina defeats Kansas 49-22

The Chanticleers run their record to 2-0 as they defeated the Jayhawks from the Big 12 conference.
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Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell talks to his team during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Conway, S.C., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

CONWAY, S.C. — CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Reese White ran for 102 yards and three touchdowns, Grayson McCall threw for two scores and ran for a third and No. 17 Coastal Carolina beat Kansas for the third straight season, 49-22 on Friday night.

Grayson McCall threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third as the Chanticleers won for the 13th time in their last 14 games. McCall was 17-of-21 passing for 245 yards.

The Jayhawks cut things to 28-22 midway through the third quarter after quarterback Jason Bean ran for two long touchdowns. But White added his final two touchdowns after that as Coastal Caorlina opened up a big lead.

The Chanticleers improved to 2-0 with the win and will play at Buffalo next Saturday at 12:00 p.m. It will mark the first Saturday contest in 2021 for the Chanticleers.