LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) The good news for Kansas is that two of its best players are back.
The bad news is that even with wide receiver Tony Pierson and linebacker Ben Heeney on the field, the results haven't been a whole lot different than when they were hurt.
Pierson played his first full game last week against Oklahoma State since sustaining a concussion in the Jayhawks' Big 12 opener against Texas Tech. He ran for 87 yards -- including a nifty 50-yard run down the sideline -- in what still amounted to a 42-6 loss.
Heeney returned a couple of weeks ago from a knee injury that caused him to miss a pair of games, but the result against Texas was a humbling 35-13 defeat.
Still, coach Charlie Weis said there were some positives in seeing his two playmakers back on the field, and that could bode well for Saturday's game against West Virginia.
"I think he was some good, some bad," Weis said of Pierson, who is also the Jayhawks' leading receiver. "He was a little tentative on some thin...