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Archive for Thursday, January 16, 2003

KU women’s skid hits 19 straight at OSU - Oklahoma State 60, Kansas 56

January 16, 2003

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— Again Kansas University came close, and again the Jayhawks came up short.

The KU women's basketball team rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit, but fell to Oklahoma State, 60-56, on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena. It was the Jayhawks' 19th-straight regular-season Big 12 Conference loss, and it came against the team with the worst overall record in the league.

Trisha Skibbe collected 21 points and eight rebounds for Oklahoma State (5-9 overall, 1-2 Big 12).

Kansas (7-7, 0-3) outshot Oklahoma State 46 percent to 39 percent in the first half, but still trailed 35-28 at the half.

Erica Hallman led Kansas with 17 points, three rebounds and two assists. Tamara Ransburg scored 10 points and had four rebounds.

KU will play host to Colorado on Saturday. Tipoff will be 1:05 p.m. at Allen Fieldhouse.

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