KU Women’s Basketball

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 ...

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 ...