KU Women’s Basketball

Conference schedule released for KU women’s basketball

The Big 12 released its 2019-20 conference schedule Wednesday morning. The Kansas women's basketball team will begin its 18-game conference schedule when it travels to Stillwater, Okla., to take on Oklahoma State on Jan. 4. KU’s first home contest against a conference opponent will be four ...

Late Night in the Phog set for Oct. 4 at Allen Fieldhouse

The Kansas men’s basketball program on Thursday afternoon announced Friday, Oct. 4 as the date for this year’s Late Night in the Phog at Allen Fieldhouse. This year’s event will be the 35th annual Late Night extravaganza that annually kicks off another season of Kansas basketball. As ...

KU women’s basketball team releases nonconference schedule

Kansas will have 10 homes contests, including a pair of exhibition games, ahead of Big 12 play during Brandon Schneider's fifth season at the helm of the women's basketball program, according to a news release Wednesday. KU will begin exhibition play on Sunday, Oct. 27 against Pittsburg State. ...

Kansas Athletics shifts health care oversight from KU’s campus to medical offices

Forty Kansas Athletics employees specializing in sports medicine are now reporting to actual doctors and medical professionals instead of KU administrators. Through a collaboration with The University of Kansas Health System and LMH Health, Kansas Athletics on Wednesday morning announced the ...

Schneider adds Tidwell, Player to Kansas coaching staff

Kansas head women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider has added Larry Tidwell as associate head coach and Jhasmin Player as an assistant coach to his complete his staff on Monday. Tidwell and Player fill vacancies left by Aqua Franklin and Jory Collins, who both became Division I head coaches ...

KU women’s basketball team suffers 75-58 loss to Iowa State

The Kansas women’s basketball team suffered a 75-58 loss to end its season Saturday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. KU’s loss in the quarterfinals in the Big 12 tournament came one night after the team took down Oklahoma State, which snapped a 10-game losing skid. The Jayhawks couldn’t ...

KU women’s basketball team snaps 10-game losing skid

The Kansas women’s basketball team made enough plays down the stretch to secure its first win since Jan. 30. After clinging to a 2-point lead entering the fourth quarter, KU scored 21 points in the final period to finish off a 76-66 win over Oklahoma State Friday night at Chesapeake Energy ...

KU seniors Kylee Kopatich, Christalah Lyons earn All-Big 12 honors

Kansas women's basketball seniors Kylee Kopatich and Christalah Lyons were named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention for their efforts during Big 12 Conference play this season, as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon. Lyon's All-Big 12 Honorable Mention selection is the second of her ...

Senior guard Jessica Washington no longer with Kansas basketball

The once-promising, injury-riddled Kansas basketball career of Jessica Washington officially has come to a close. Washington, a 5-foot-8 senior guard from Tulsa, Okla., who transferred to Kansas from North Carolina before the 2015-16 season, suffered an ankle injury during KU’s mid-January ...

KU women’s basketball drops regular-season finale at No. 19 Iowa State

Despite staying within single digits for 33 of the game's 40 minutes, the Kansas women's basketball team couldn't close out an upset over No. 19 Iowa State in a 69-49 loss Monday night at Hilton Coliseum. The Jayhawks (12-17, 2-16 Big 12) were led by senior Christalah Lyons with 13 points, ...

Kansas women’s basketball falls to West Virginia

The Kansas women’s basketball dropped its 9th straight game in a 75-61 home loss to West Virginia on Saturday. Kylee Kopatich and Christalah Lyons were the only players to score in double figures with each putting up 17 points. Austin Richardson added 9 points off of 3-for-7 clip from ...

KU women’s basketball drops 76-66 decision to TCU for 8th loss in a row

The Kansas women’s basketball team could not get a win in February. KU dropped a 76-66 decision to TCU at home Wednesday night, suffering its eighth loss in as many games during the month of February. The Jayhawks (12-15, 2-4 Big 12) have not won a game since their 88-79 victory over ...

Cold-shooting first half sinks KU women at Oklahoma State

A cold-shooting first half plagued the Kansas women's basketball team at Oklahoma State in a 72-52 loss Saturday afternoon at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Despite outscoring the Cowgirls in the second half, Kansas (12-14, 2-13) couldn't recover from its poor shooting in the first 20 minutes. The ...

KU women’s basketball falls at No. 1 Baylor

Kansas women's basketball team was doubled up by No. 1 Baylor in an 80-40 loss Wednesday night inside the Ferrell Center. Senior guard Christalah Lyons was the only player to score in double figures for the Jayhawks, ending the night with 10 points. KU (12-13, 2-12 Big 12) limited the Lady ...

Despite strong start, KU women drop 75-71 decision to Texas Tech

With less than 10 seconds remaining, Kansas thought it would have one last chance to tie the game. Texas Tech's Sydney Goodson had other ideas as she snatched the ball from Chelsea Lott and had the fans heading for the exits. The Kansas women’s basketball team fell, 75-71, to Texas Tech at ...

KU women can’t complete comeback in loss at Oklahoma

The Kansas women's basketball team was within a possession of Oklahoma early in the fourth quarter, but a cold-shooting spell cut the comeback short in a 78-67 loss Wednesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center. In the second meeting with the Sooners, the Jayhawks (12-11, 2-10) were within ...

KU women’s basketball toppled by Texas

Texas scored at least 19 points in all four periods en route to a 91-73 win over the Kansas women’s basketball team Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse. KU (12-10, 2-9 Big 12) was trailing by a 24-11 margin in the opening period, and was never able to recover. The Longhorns (19-5, 9-3) scored ...

KU women surrender late lead in loss to Kansas State

Even though Kansas senior Kylee Kopatich was once AAU teammates with Kansas State junior Peyton Williams, she didn’t smile for her when she made a basket in the final seconds of the game to erase what was once a nine-point lead for the Kansas women’s basketball team. With 18 seconds to go ...