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Baylor Vs. Kansas Halftime Update: Jayhawks Shocking The Bears, Lead 17-3

In a game where one would think the Baylor Bears motivation to become bowl-eligible would be paramount, the Kansas Jayhawks have jumped out to a 17-3 lead over the Bears at halftime at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The key to that 14-point lead for the Jayhawks? Four Baylor fumbles, all lost to Kansas, as the Bears high-flying offense has essentially been grounded by putting the ball on the ground.

With all of the turnovers, give credit to Kansas for finding a way to capitalize. Christian Matthews scored on a two-yard plunge to close out a 9-play, 49-yard drive to put the Jayhawks up 10-0 early in the second quarter. After another fumble, James Sims scored on another 2-yard run for a 17-0 lead.

Baylor finally scored on a 37-yard field goal from Aaron Jones to put them on the board, making the score 17-3 at halftime.

Robert Griffin III has thrown for 79 yards and rushed for 29 more, as his production will have to improve for Baylor to get back into the game.

For more on the Jayhawks, check out Rock Chalk Talk. Be sure to check out SB Nation's brand new Baylor blog Our Daily Bears. For everything college football, visit SB Nation's college football news hub.

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