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Updated: Saturday, November 9, 2002 6:01 PM EST
NCAA FOOTBALL RECAP
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Nebraska 45, Kansas 7
KANSAS JAYHAWKS
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LINCOLN, Nebraska (Ticker) -- Nebraska has had several winning streaks snapped this season. But it had little trouble extending a couple against Kansas.

David Horne rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown and Dahrran Diedrick added 107 and a score, leading Nebraska to its 34th consecutive victory over the Jayhawks, 45-7.

Horne and Diedrick led a rushing offense that totaled 352 yards against a defense that ranks 114th among 117 Division I-A teams. Horne carried just nine times and scored on a 30-yard run in the first quarter to put the Cornhuskers (7-4, 3-3 Big 12) ahead for good.

Diedrick had 12 rushes, including a 53-yard TD that opened the scoring less than four minutes into the game.

A week after its 26-game home winning streak was snapped, Nebraska extended its lead in the series to 85-21-3. The Cornhuskers, who have not lost to Kansas since 1968, also posted their 34th straight homecoming victory.

Jammal Lord ran for 74 yards on 13 carries and completed 4-of-10 passes for 59 yards and two touchdowns. He connected with Wilson Thomas for a 27-yard score in the second quarter and tight end Aaron Golliday for a 12-yard TD on the opening drive of the second half to extend Nebraska's lead to 31-7.

The Huskers also scored on a 30-yard blocked punt return by rover Aaron Terpening and a four-yard run by Josh Davis.

Kansas' lone touchdown was a 50-yard pass from Jon Weatherbie to Byron Gasaway in the first quarter.

Weatherbie was 3-for-9 for 74 yards and Brian Luke 7-for-22 for 79 yards with two interceptions for the Jayhawks (2-9, 0-7), who have lost 13 straight conference games.


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