KU Women’s Basketball

Brianna Osorio, Christalah Lyons comfortable in KU exhibition win over ESU

The opening moments of the post-game news conference provided Brianna Osorio with more trepidation than that of her KU women's basketball debut.As the JUCO transfer walked into the Allen Fieldhouse media room and approached the table alongside teammate Christalah Lyons, she sheepishly smiled. ...

Brandon Schneider eyeing culture shift for KU women’s basketball

After saying it at Late Night, Brandon Schneider wanted to affirm his message.Speaking to the media at KU women's basketball media day, the third-year Kansas coach began his opening statement not by pointing out the carryover from the year before, but rather by focusing on the opposite. “We ...

Tom Keegan: Brandon Schneider has game-changing recruiting day

Sure, women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider won big at the Div. II and mid-major levels, but would he be able to go up against heavyweights in recruiting battles and come away with commitments from prospects capable of playing winning basketball in the Big 12?Based on Sunday’s big ...

KU women’s basketball lands 3 commits after Late Night

One day after watching all of the Late Night in the Phog festivities, the Kansas women's basketball team picked up three commitments from recruits in attendance on Sunday. From the Class of 2018, the Jayhawks received verbal commitments from Zarielle Green, Starr Jacobs and Aniya Thomas, who ...

Late Night big night for KU women’s basketball recruiting

The first day of women’s basketball practice isn’t until Oct. 3, so the Kansas women’s team didn’t get to scrimmage as part of Late Night, but still participated.The players were involved in dances and skits, and key recruits were in the stands watching.“I think just from a recruiting ...

KU women’s basketball releases Big 12 schedule for Year 3 under Brandon Schneider

A few hours before the release of the men's conference schedule, the Big 12 Conference released the complete women's basketball schedule for the upcoming season. Led by 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year Jessica Washington, the Jayhawks have adopted a "Tough and Together" mantra for the 2017-18 ...

An Angel’s journey from superstar player to camp instructor

Just as 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne was taking the court Thursday night to help the Washington Mystics to a 67-54 victory against the New York Liberty, Angel Goodrich was taking a break during a long day of work at the Native Top 50 basketball camp at Haskell University, which started at ...

Comeback falls short and Kansas women’s basketball season ends

Oklahoma City ? The Kansas women’s basketball team made a late charge in the fourth quarter, but it fell short, and the Jayhawks’ season ended Friday night in Chesapeake Energy Arena.Kansas couldn’t overcome Oklahoma State’s height and strength advantage and the Cowgirls advanced to the ...

KU-OSU women at a glance

Who: Kansas vs. Oklahoma State, in Big 12 TournamentWhen: 8:30 tonightWhere: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma CitySeries: Oklahoma State leads, 34-32Rubber matchThe Kansas women’s basketball team has a chance to take the season series over Oklahoma State. The two teams split the two meetings ...

Big 12 coaches name KU’s Jessica Washington Newcomer of Year

The Kansas women’s basketball team’s 2-16 record in conference play didn’t dissuade the Big 12’s coaches from choosing the Jayhawks’ top player, junior guard Jessica Washington, as the conference’s Newcomer of the Year.In her first season with the Jayhawks, after transferring from ...

KU women fall to West Virginia, 73-54

West Virginia built a 16-point first-quarter lead and went on to defeat Kansas, 73-54, in Big 12 women’s basketball Monday night in Morgantown, W.Va.The Jayhawks trailed 24-8 after one quarter and 41-18 at halftime.Jessica Washington scored 18 points to lead Kansas, but no other Jayhawk ...

Kansas-West Virginia women’s basketball preview

When: 6 p.m. MondayWhere: WVU ColiseumSeries: West Virginia leads, 7-4Road woes: Kansas will look for its first Big 12 road win in its last 17 tries Monday at West Virginia. Its last conference road win was almost exactly two years ago at Oklahoma on Feb. 28, 2015. However, the Jayhawks ...

KU women slip in Sunflower Showdown on Senior Day

Kansas guard Jessica Washington could only put her hands on her hips as she shook her head in disbelief. With 27 seconds to go, Washington got a near-perfect look at the rim from the top of the key on a designed play from the sideline. Had her 3-pointer found the bottom of the net, it would ...

Kansas-Kansas State women’s basketball preview

Who: Kansas vs. Kansas StateWhen: 2 p.m. todayWhere: Allen FieldhouseSeries: Kansas State leads 69-46Senior DayThe Kansas women’s basketball team will honor seniors Sydney Umeri, Jada Brown, Timeka O’Neal, Lisa Blair and Caelynn Manning-Allen. The Jayhawks have a five-game losing streak to ...