KU women’s basketball to open 2020-21 season Nov. 25 vs. Northern Colorado

photo by: Carter Gaskins

Kansas sophomore Brooklyn Mitchell (21) celebrates after she creates a turnover during KU's nonconference finale Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse on Dec. 30, 2019.

The Kansas women’s basketball program released its 2020-21 schedule on Monday, and Brandon Schneider’s Jayhawks will open on the first down allowed by the NCAA, Nov. 25 at home against Northern Colorado.

KU will follow that up with a home game against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Nov. 29, before leaving Lawrence to open its road schedule at Ole Miss on Dec. 3.

That game at Ole Miss will be KU’s only road game of the seven-game nonconference slate.

The KU women will play 18 Big 12 Conference games, starting with Oklahoma at home on Dec. 10 and Texas on the road on Dec. 17.

The rest of KU’s Big 12 slate will take place in January and February, ahead of the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo., March 11-14.

The Jayhawks finished the 2019-20 season at 15-14 and were challenging for their first postseason appearance under Schneider.

Now in his sixth season in charge of the program, Schneider brings back 10 players from last year’s team and five newcomers heading into the 2020-21 season.

2020-21 KU women’s schedule

Nov. 25 – vs. Northern Colorado

Nov. 29 – vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Dec. 3 – at Ole Miss

Dec. 6 – vs. Oral Roberts

Dec. 10 – vs. Oklahoma

Dec. 14 – vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley

Dec. 17 – at Texas

Dec. 21 – vs. North Dakota State

Dec. 29 – vs. New Mexico State

Jan. 2 – vs. West Virginia

Jan. 6 – at Iowa State

Jan. 9 – at Oklahoma State

Jan. 13 – vs. Baylor

Jan. 17 – at TCU

Jan. 20 – vs. Texas Tech

Jan. 23 – vs. Kansas State

Jan. 27 – at Oklahoma

Jan. 30 – vs. Oklahoma State

Feb. 3 – at Baylor

Feb. 6 – vs. TCU

Feb. 10 – at West Virginia

Feb. 13 – at Kansas State

Feb. 17 – vs. Iowa State

Feb. 20 – at Texas Tech

Feb. 24 – vs. Texas

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