KU Women’s Basketball

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 ...

KU women’s basketball team falls at West Virginia

The Kansas women's basketball team couldn't keep pace with West Virginia's offense in a 71-50 loss Sunday afternoon inside WVU Coliseum. Coming off of their highest scoring game of the season against Oklahoma, the Jayhawks' shots weren't falling at West Virginia. KU (12-8, 2-7) connected on ...

Corcoran promoted to executive associate athletics director

As Jeff Long, first-year athletic director at the University of Kansas, continues his reorganization of the department, he announced this week a promotion for Nicole Corcoran. KU’s senior associate athletics director/senior woman administrator since July of 2017, Corcoran was promoted to ...

Balanced offensive attack leads KU women past Oklahoma

After hitting a career high of her own, Austin Richardson wanted to give a big hug to teammate Chelsea Lott, who also netted a career high with 10 points. “(Chelsea) works hard everyday,” Richardson said. “I was so proud of her, she went out there and worked her butt off and didn’t ...

KU women’s basketball team falls short at TCU

Despite a valiant comeback effort, the University of Kansas women's basketball team fell short at TCU, suffering a 58-53 loss Sunday afternoon inside Schollmaier Arena. The Jayhawks, who trailed by just 1 point with a minute remaining, couldn't complete the come-from-behind attempt and fell to ...

Cold-shooting night dooms KU women’s basketball at No. 12 Texas

An uncharacteristically cold-shooting night plagued the University of Kansas women's basketball team during a 62-43 to No. 12 Texas Wednesday night at Frank Erwin Center. Junior forward Mariane De Carvalho led the Jayhawks (11-6, 1-5 Big 12) with 11 points and five rebounds, falling just 1 ...

Kansas women’s basketball team falls short against Oklahoma State

In a game where it never had the lead, the Kansas women's basketball team attempted to mount a comeback before falling to Oklahoma State by a 72-62 margin Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. After being down by as many as 14, KU (11-5, 1-4) came within one possession of Oklahoma State ...

Tyler Johnson medically disqualified from basketball

Junior center Tyler Johnson has been medically disqualified and will step away from basketball after suffering from chronic knee issues throughout her career at Kansas. "Our staff really enjoyed coaching and working with Tyler," head coach Brandon Schneider said in a team release. "Though we ...

KU women’s basketball team handed 94-68 loss by No. 2 Baylor

Kansas seniors Jessica Washington and Kylee Kopatich didn’t need to say much to describe what it’s like to play against a Baylor team that handed UConn its first regular-season loss since 2014. “Big, big, huge, done … Trees, trees,” Washington and Kopatich said together as they ...

KU women’s basketball team nets first win over Kansas State since 2014

The University of Kansas women's basketball team earned its first Big 12 Conference win with a 61-54 victory over rival Kansas State on Sunday afternoon inside Bramlage Coliseum. The win by KU (11-3, 1-2 Big 12) marked the team's first win over KSU since 2014. It snapped the program's 10-game ...

Jayhawks drop 69-66 decision at Texas Tech

The Kansas women's basketball team couldn't stop Texas Tech's Zuri Sanders during a 69-66 loss Wednesday night inside United Supermarkets Arena. The Jayhawks (10-3, 0-2 Big 12) were led by sixth-year guard Jessica Washington's 22 points and three assists. Washington's 22 points marks her third ...

Shane Jackson: Time for KU women’s basketball to prove it can win in Big 12

One. That’s the number of losses the University of Kansas women’s basketball team suffered during nonconference play in 2018. The Jayhawks went 10-1 in their 11-game nonconference slate, outscoring opponents by 177 points in the process. Yet, in many ways, KU still has plenty to prove as ...

Jayhawks crush Catamounts by 41 behind dominating defense

A flurry of late buckets by Vermont spoiled Kansas’ chances of setting a record, but it did not take away from what was a dominating defensive performance. KU closed out an impressive run through nonconference play with a 77-36 rout of Vermont Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. The ...