KU Women’s Basketball

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 ...

KU women blitzed in third quarter in loss to West Virginia

Depending on who you asked, you'd get a different story.Moments after his 15th-ranked West Virginia squad dropped the Jayhawks to below .500 in conference play, winning 74-54 in Allen Fieldhouse, coach Mike Carey strolled to the post-game press conference and offered his coaching counterpart a ...

Baylor roars past KU women, 83-48

For the first four minutes of the Kansas women's basketball team's 83-48 loss to No. 6 Baylor, the Jayhawks went possession-for-possession with the Big 12 powerhouse on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.On the Jayhawks' first two possessions, Kansas junior Austin Richardson knocked down 3-pointers ...

Tom Keegan: Kansas women’s basketball program gets off the schneid

It took third-year Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider 27 tries to win his first regular-season Big 12 game. It took him three tries to win two of them this season.That’s what progress looks like.Here’s what else it looks like: In Schneider’s first two trips to Hilton ...

KU women surge past Texas Tech, 60-47

Third-year Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider picked up his first road Big 12 victory, defeating Texas Tech, 60-47, Wednesday night in United Supermarkets Arena.Kansas (11-3 overall, 2-1 in the Big 12) never trailed and led 24-7 heading into the second quarter.In just the third ...

Unselfish Jayhawks roll to 86-77 win over TCU in Big 12 home opener

As the shot clock dwindled down in the final minute of the fourth quarter, Kansas junior Kylee Kopatich was unable to shake free of a defender for an open shot. Rather than heave up a contested jumper, Kopatich dished it out to junior Christalah Lyons for a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that capped ...

KU women’s basketball dropped in overtime at Iowa State

Despite leading for a majority of the second half, the KU women's basketball team was unable to hold off Iowa State, falling 71-69 in overtime at Hilton Coliseum. Led by Christalah Lyons (19 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds) and Kylee Kopatich (15 points, 11 rebounds), the Jayhawks overcame an ...

KU women cruise past Iona, 72-58

Austin Richardson completed a double-double and the Kansas women's basketball team rolled past Iona, 72-58, on Wednesday at Hynes Athletics Center. Micaela Wilson, who scored 13 points, helped start a 12-4 run in the fourth quarter to help the Jayhawks (9-2) pull away. Winless Iona (0-11) led ...

KU women fall to St. John’s in overtime

After a potential game-winning shot from Kansas junior Austin Richardson was ruled no good following a monitor review at the end of regulation, the KU women's basketball team suffered a 65-53 overtime loss to St. John's on Monday in Queens, N.Y.The Jayhawks were outscored 14-2 in overtime in ...

‘Proud for her’: Jayhawks claw past SEMO on late free throw

On a day when just about nothing bounced her way, Kylee Kopatich needed the extra second.The junior, an 82-plus percent free-throw shooter all three years at Kansas, stood at the line for what should have been automatic points. She shot the first and clapped in frustration as it clanked off the ...

Kopatich nets career-high 26 points to lead KU past Arkansas

Kansas junior guard Kylee Kopatich wrote another chapter in what has been a breakout season for the Olathe native, as she scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half to lift the Jayhawks to a 71-60 victory over Arkansas on Sunday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge at Allen Fieldhouse.The new ...

‘Ugly, ugly, muddy game’: Christalah Lyons helps Jayhawks grind past UMKC

UMKC coach Jacie Hoyt had one goal on Wednesday. She’d seen enough of KU’s Kylee Kopatich on film and didn’t want the Kangaroos to be the latest add-on to her highlight tape.“She’s a great player when she gets in a rhythm,” said Hoyt after KU’s 63-48 win over UMKC. “If we got ...

Brianna Osorio, Jayhawks come up with key plays, remain unbeaten

Rice coach Tina Langley’s box score was all marked up as she came to the postgame press conference.The rebounding totals were circled in black permanent marker, as were the five turnovers committed by guard Erica Ogwumike. On the KU side, the names of three players — KU’s top three ...

‘Crazy decisions’: KU overcomes turnover woes, sneaks past Yale

The sound of the final buzzer following KU’s 81-75 win over Yale brought joy to many of the 1,918 fans in Allen Fieldhouse on Sunday. Six-year-old Cole Schneider was not one of them. Cole, son of KU coach Brandon Schneider, was the first person to greet his father after the game. The younger ...

In the zone: Stifling defense guides KU women to 72-37 win over Texas Southern

After a strong first quarter sparked the Kansas women's basketball team to an 18-point victory over Campbell in the Jayhawks' season opener on Sunday, Brandon Schneider's squad used a big second quarter to pull away from Texas Southern in a 72-37 win over the Tigers on Wednesday in Allen ...

‘Can’t stop me there’: Kylee Kopatich, Jayhawks dominate Campbell in opener

Kylee Kopatich trotted out to her spot behind the 3 point line. She called for the ball and began to shoot.Clank … clank … swish … shrug.Fresh off the best half of her KU career, one in which she missed fewer 3's than in the sequence from warmups, Kopatich returned to the floor with a ...