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No. 18 KU women lose to TCU

Jayhawks fall to 0-2 at Junkanoo Jam

November 28, 2009

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— The 18th-ranked Kansas University women's basketball team lost to Texas Christian University, 74-69, in the consolation game of the Junkanoo Jam tournament on Saturday afternoon.

KU (3-2) led, 33-29, at halftime but gave up 45 points in the second half. TCU (4-2) went 5-for-9 from behind the three-point arc in the second half.

Junior center Krysten Boogaard led the Jayhawks with 21 points on 8-for-8 field goal shooting. A layup by Boogaard with less than one minute remaining put KU ahead, 69-68, but TCU scored the game's final six points.

KU senior guard Danielle McCray scored 15 points and sophomore forward Aishah Sutherland added 16 points and seven rebounds. The Jayhawks' bench added just four points on combined 2-for-7 shooting. KU has lost its last two games after starting the season 3-0.

Junior forward Emily Carter paced the Horned Frogs with 16 points and 3-for-5 three-point shooting.

KU will host UCLA at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 at Allen Fieldhouse.

Comments

Steve Jacob 5 years ago

You just have no what your team will do in tournaments like that. Two losses hurts, and guessing drops them out of the Top 25.

mom_of_three 5 years ago

What really matters is what you do in Big 12 play. So if the ladies re-group, and play hard in the Big 12 and win, then come tourney time, rewards will come/

Confrontation 5 years ago

Time to get rid of Bonnie, instead of giving her a raise every years.

Phillbert 5 years ago

Yes, we have a team picked to finish 2nd in the Big 12, so clearly it is time to...fire the coach?

Dope springs eternal on the LJW comments.

KEITHMILES05 5 years ago

Guess it was all a hoax thinking this womens team was that good.

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