KU Women’s Basketball

KU women’s basketball suffers lopsided loss at No. 2 Baylor

The Kansas women’s basketball team never really had a shot. Kansas, which was down by 21 points after the first period, was buried from the start in a 97-44 loss to No. 2 Baylor on Wednesday at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas. The Bears now hold a 33-8 advantage over the Jayhawks in the ...

Despite 22-point lead at halftime, KU stumbles to 94-82 overtime loss to Oklahoma

Despite leading by 22 points at halftime, Kansas women’s basketball faltered down the stretch in an overtime 94-82 loss to Oklahoma on Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks have now dropped eight of their last nine games and sit at 1-7 in Big 12 play. Freshman guard Zakiyah ...

KU women fall to K-State, 69-61

Kansas Day belonged to the Wildcats. In a clash of Sunflower State rivals at Allen Fieldhouse on Wednesday night, it was the Kansas State women’s basketball team that came away with a 69-61 victory over Kansas on the 159th anniversary of the state’s admission to the Union in 1861. Three ...

KU women’s basketball suffers 89-67 road loss to Iowa State

Despite a career-high performance from junior Tina Stephens, the Kansas women’s basketball team suffered an 89-67 loss to Iowa State on Saturday in Hilton Coliseum. Stephens poured in 20 points on 8-of-17 (47.0%) shooting from the field, while notching her first 3-pointer of the season. ...

KU women’s basketball surrenders early lead in loss to Texas

Despite jumping out to an early lead, the Kansas women’s basketball team dropped an 85-77 decision to Texas on Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center. The Jayhawks, who were coming off their first Big 12 win of the season, grabbed a 23-19 advantage after the opening quarter. KU was then held to ...

KU relies on stingy defense to stifle Texas Tech 67-50 for first Big 12 win

A struggle in the paint for Texas Tech and an inspired defense by Kansas led to the Jayhawks defeating the Red Raiders 67-50 Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse. One great example of Kansas’ defensive showing came in the second quarter, when what could have been a simple layup for Texas Tech ...

KU women’s basketball suffers lopsided loss to No. 2 Baylor

Even under the best of circumstances, the Kansas women’s basketball team had a tall task on Wednesday. Kansas started slow and never had a shot in a 90-47 loss to No. 2 Baylor in Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks were buried by a 28-9 deficit in the first quarter and the Bears proceeded to post ...

KU women’s basketball falls to TCU on the road

After an undefeated run through the nonconference slate, the Kansas women’s basketball team remains winless in Big 12 play. The Jayhawks trailed for over 35 minutes of their 73-59 road defeat at TCU on Sunday afternoon in Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena. Kansas, which began the season with an ...

KU women’s basketball adds transfer guard Erica Haynes-Overton

A new addition to the Kansas women’s basketball team was announced Friday as junior guard Erica Haynes-Overton has joined the program, according to coach Brandon Schneider. The 5-foot-5 guard will sit out this season after transferring from East Tennessee State. Haynes-Overton will be ...

KU women’s basketball falls to Oklahoma State in Big 12 opener

The Kansas women’s basketball team is no longer undefeated. After an unblemished run through the nonconference slate, KU suffered a 67-49 loss to Oklahoma State in the Big 12 opener Saturday afternoon at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Jayhawks fall to 11-1, including 0-1 in league play, with their ...

KU Women’s Basketball – All-Decade Team

The 2010s in Kansas women’s basketball were marked by losing seasons, crippling injuries and a change in leadership midway though the decade. But none of that took away from the performances of some of the top players who suited up for Bonnie Henrickson and Brandon Schneider during the past ...

KU women’s basketball pulls away from Wofford with decisive run in 3rd quarter

It was the type of play that tends to happen when a team is rolling. Late in the third quarter, senior forward Mariane De Carvalho had arguably the play of the year for the Kansas women’s basketball team. She flipped a no-look pass in transition, hitting junior forward Tina Stephens in ...

Improved chemistry a key component of KU women’s basketball team’s 10-0 start

Kansas women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider has been waiting for his roster to be made up entirely of players he recruited for five seasons. But the reason that’s so important to KU’s fifth-year coach, who last weekend won the 450th game of his coaching career (39 of them at KU), ...

KU women’s basketball receiving votes in latest AP poll

After a 10-0 start to the 2019-20 season, the Kansas women's basketball team is on the Associated Press Top 25 radar. For the second week in a row, KU coach Brandon Schneider's team received votes for a spot in the Top 25, with the Jayhawks earning a single vote a week ago and grabbing four ...

Brandon Schneider claims 450th win, Jayhawks hold off Saint Louis

Head coach Brandon Schneider cleared 450 career wins as Kansas women’s basketball held off Saint Louis in overtime, 68-60, in Chaifetz Arena on Sunday afternoon. The Jayhawks improved to 10-0 with one nonconference game remaining, while Saint Louis fell to 7-5 on the year. Freshman guard ...

KU women’s basketball outlasts Saint Mary’s to stay undefeated

Sophomore guard Brooklyn Mitchell posted a career-high 24 points as Kansas women’s basketball battled to an 86-81 win over Saint Mary’s on Sunday afternoon in Allen Fieldhouse. Five players scored in double figures for the Jayhawks, who improved to 9-0 on the year. Mitchell added two ...

KU women’s basketball overcomes early deficit to defeat Florida 76-66

After falling into an early 8-2 hole, Kansas women’s basketball had to regroup and refocus quickly. And KU did just that Sunday, as the Jayhawks defeated Florida 76-66 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. “They’re a good team,” KU coach Brandon Schneider said. “We played a really quality ...