KU Women’s Basketball

Jayhawks release 2018-19 nonconference schedule

The Kansas women’s basketball team released its nonconference schedule Tuesday afternoon. For the 2018-19 season, the Jayhawks will play seven of their 11 nonconference games in Allen Fieldhouse. After a pair of exhibition contests, Kansas will host UMKC on Wednesday, Nov. 7 for the season ...

KU women add juco teammates to 2018-19 hoops roster

Kansas women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider on Tuesday announced the addition of two junior college players, both from Brazil and both from Highland Community College, for the 2018-19 KU roster. Mariane De Carvalho and Niccolly Ramalho signed national letters of intent to become Jayhawks ...

KU legend Lynette Woodard honored with yet another Hall of Fame induction

Already a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and carrying the distinction of being the first female inducted into the Kansas Athletics Hall of Fame, KU great Lynette Woodard added to her list of accomplishments as a pioneer of the game on ...

Lawrence’s Chisom Ajekwu commits to KU women’s basketball

With an opportunity to stay close to home, Lawrence High junior Chisom Ajekwu said it was an easy decision when she decided to verbally commit to play in the Kansas women’s basketball program. It’s a chance for her parents and four sisters to watch her play in nearby Allen Fieldhouse, and ...

Brandon Schneider adds Jory Collins to KU women’s basketball staff

A familiar face is joining the KU staff.KU women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider announced Monday that Emporia State coach Jory Collins would be coming to KU as an assistant. Collins served as an assistant coach at Emporia State for three seasons before being awarded the head coaching ...

Cold shooting downs KU women in Senior Night loss to Iowa State

The Kansas women’s basketball team had a promising first half on Senior Night against Iowa State. But in the closing half, the shots rarely fell through the hoop.A cold second-half shooting performance ultimately downed KU in its 65-56 loss to Iowa State Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse. ...

KU women crushed by K-State, 91-67

Allowing at least 20 points in each quarter, the Kansas women's basketball team was drubbed, 91-67, against Kansas State on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum.Kylee Kopatich scored 17 points for the Jayhawks, but KU trailed by double digits for nearly the entire second half. K-State (14-14, 6-11 in ...

KU women upset No. 25 Oklahoma State, end 12-game losing streak

The timing of Kylee Kopatich’s 3-pointer couldn’t have been any better. Hoping to end a 12-game losing streak, Kansas found itself tied with No. 25 Oklahoma State with under three minutes to play at Allen Fieldhouse. A spark on defense helped the Jayhawks hold the Cowgirls scoreless for the ...

No. 3 Lady Bears rout Jayhawks, 88-51

Waco, Texas ? Baylor coach Kim Mulkey has often said she never tells a shooter to stop shooting when they go into a slump.That philosophy paid off Saturday.Kristy Wallace was 5 for 7 from 3-point range and scored 26 points, Kalani Brown added 20 and No. 3 Baylor beat Kansas 88-51.“I think ...

Kansas women’s basketball losing streak reaches 11 in West Virginia

The West Virginia women’s basketball team easily handled Kansas, 76-46, with 1,880 in attendance at WVU Coliseum on Wednesday night.Losing for the 11th consecutive time, the Jayhawks (11-14 overall, 2-12 in the Big 12) shot 25 percent from the field, 20 percent from 3-point range and 61.9 ...

Shooting woes haunt KU women in loss to Oklahoma

After a cold shooting start, Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider saw his team fall into a hole he was hoping they could avoid. The Jayhawks were never able to dig themselves out of it.The shots just wouldn’t fall for KU on Saturday against Oklahoma. The Jayhawks lost their ...

Oklahoma State women defeat Kansas, 92-63

Stillwater, Okla. ? Loryn Goodwin had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and Kaylee Jensen scored 23 points with nine boards to help Oklahoma State beat Kansas 92-63 on Saturday night.Goodwin was 10-of-14 shooting and Jensen made 8 of 13 from the field. Braxtin Miller added 17 points and ...

Adrian Mitchell becomes fourth KU women’s player to have jersey retired

Adrian Mitchell didn't want all the attention. Moments after the spotlight intensified on the blue canvas in the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse and the fans greeted her with a standing ovation, Mitchell — just the fourth KU women’s basketball player ever to have her jersey retired in the ...

KU women fall at Oklahoma, 97-64

One day after the men's basketball team was defeated at the same venue, the KU women's basketball team lost its sixth straight game on Wednesday, falling to Oklahoma in Norman, 97-64.Brianna Osorio led the Jayhawks (11-9, 2-7 Big 12) in scoring, reaching double-figures for the fourth straight ...

KU women fall to TCU, 77-67

Four players scored more than 10 points but the Kansas women's basketball team couldn't climb back from an early deficit in a 77-67 road loss to TCU at Schollmaier Arena on Saturday. KU's Kylee Kopatich and Christalah Lyons scored 17 points each, but their losing streak was extended to five ...

KU women lose to Texas, 79-62

Outscored by 19 points in the second half Saturday, the Kansas women's basketball team dropped its third straight game in a 79-62 loss to Texas at the Frank Erwin Center. All three of the losses are against ranked opponents. The Jayhawks (11-6, 2-4 Big 12) had a 31-29 lead at halftime, but ...