KU Women’s Basketball

Jayhawks’ upset bid denied late as No. 18 WVU escapes, 72-68

A fourth quarter comeback had the Kansas women’s basketball team within striking distance of an upset against No. 18 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. But even on a day when the Jayhawks held Mountaineers star guard Kysre Gondrezick to 6-for-20 shooting from the field, ...

Jayhawks remain hopeful, despite 5-game skid

Only three games and eight days remain in the regular season for the Kansas women’s basketball team. And while recent results haven’t been what coach Brandon Schneider and the Jayhawks desired, they remain more hopeful than discouraged. Following a 9-point home loss to Texas earlier this ...

Slow start dooms Kansas women in 61-52 home loss to Texas

The beginning of each half proved problematic for the Kansas women’s basketball team during a 61-52 home loss to Texas on Wednesday night. A 17-5 hole to open the game, which turned into a 22-7 deficit before the Jayhawks knew it, set the tone for the night at Allen Fieldhouse. The loss, ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor10-018-0 West Virginia9-416-6 Kansas11-617-8 Oklahoma9-514-6 Texas8-514-6 Oklahoma St.8-615-6 Texas ...

Jayhawks looking to recover after discouraging one-possession losses

Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider left a 99-98 overtime loss at Texas Tech this past weekend discouraged about a number of things, but not his team’s performance. After losing back-to-back games by the narrowest of margins last week, the Jayhawks will have to move past ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma9-414-5 Kansas11-517-7 West Virginia8-415-6 Texas7-513-6 Oklahoma St.8-615-6 Texas ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma9-414-5 Kansas11-517-7 West Virginia8-415-6 Texas7-513-6 Oklahoma St.7-614-6 Texas ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma9-414-5 Kansas11-517-7 West Virginia8-415-6 Texas7-513-6 Oklahoma St.7-614-6 Texas ...

KU coach Schneider not pleased with non-call late in OT loss at Tech

A controversial ending at Texas Tech on Saturday sent the Kansas women’s basketball team back home with a 99-98 overtime loss. The Jayhawks had a chance to go ahead in the final seconds of OT, in Lubbock, Texas. But as KU sophomore Holly Kersgieter (29 points, 16 rebounds) found a driving ...

KU women’s basketball coach sees ‘focus, fight and balance’ from Jayhawks

The Jayhawks lost their third game in a row on Wednesday, a nail-biter against Iowa State. Nevertheless, Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider left the defeat feeling hopeful about his team’s play. Ahead of Saturday’s trip to Texas Tech, Schneider thought what he saw in an ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Kansas10-516-7 Oklahoma8-413-5 Texas7-413-5 West Virginia7-414-6 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...

Jayhawks can’t hold on to 4th quarter lead in home loss to ISU

Despite a career-high 26 points from sophomore guard Zakiyah Franklin, the Kansas women’s basketball team couldn’t quite pull off the upset against Iowa State Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. The Cyclones’ Ashley Joens (24 points) rebounded her own missed layup late in the fourth ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma8-413-5 Kansas9-515-7 Texas7-413-5 West Virginia7-414-6 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...

Jayhawks hoping to open games more assertively

As his Kansas women’s basketball team aims to bounce back from consecutive losses, head coach Brandon Schneider would like to see the Jayhawks take a more assertive approach early in their home matchup with Iowa State on Wednesday night. KU set a season-low for first half points this past ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma8-413-5 Kansas9-515-7 Texas7-413-5 West Virginia7-414-6 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Monday, Feb. 15, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma8-413-5 Kansas9-515-7 Texas7-413-5 West Virginia7-414-6 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 Oklahoma8-413-5 Kansas9-515-7 Texas7-413-5 West Virginia7-414-6 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...

Rough 1st half costs Jayhawks in rivalry game road loss

The Jayhawks couldn’t pull off a season sweep in the Sunflower Showdown this year, as the Kansas women’s basketball team fell, 77-66, at Kansas State on Saturday. A couple of brutal offensive quarters to open the afternoon rivalry road game proved costly for KU, which produced just nine ...

Jayhawks head into rivalry rematch on heels of strong defensive finish

With only seven games left in the regular season, the Kansas women’s basketball team may need to rely on its defense down the stretch, beginning with a Saturday trip to Manhattan to take on rival Kansas State. KU earlier this week held an opponent under 70 for the first time in six games, ...

Big 12 basketball standings for Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

Standings and schedule are current as of 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Sorted by win-loss percentage.   Big 12 Men's Basketball Standings TeamBig 12Overall Baylor9-017-0 West Virginia7-314-5 Oklahoma7-412-5 Texas6-412-5 Kansas8-514-7 Texas Tech6-514-6 Oklahoma ...