Kansas freshman Chayla Cheadle makes a hoop with her arms so Christian Long, 14, can practice shooting during the annual clinic for members of the Douglas County Special Olympics Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Jayhawks enjoy Special Olympics clinic

A quirk in the schedule that forced the postponement of last winter’s Special Olympics clinic with the Kansas University women’s basketball team turned out to be beneficial for first-year KU coach Brandon Schneider and his new team.

May 7, 2015


KU women add 6-3 center Lott

Chelsea Lott, a 6-foot-3 center from Fort Bend Hightower High in Houston, has signed a grant-in-aid and will join Kansas University’s women’s basketball team for the 2015-16 season, KU coach Brandon Schneider announced Thursday.

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Brandon Schneider completes coaching staff

Natalie Knight to remain with KU as graduate manager

Kansas women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider announced Wednesday the additions of Andy Majors (director of player development) and Donease Smith (director of basketball operations) to his coaching staff. Plus, Natalie Knight, a four-year starting guard for the Jayhawks, will remain with the team in the role of graduate student manager.

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Schneider adds Aqua Franklin to KU women's hoops staff

First-year Kansas University women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider on Wednesday continued with the reunion theme in filling out his coaching staff by announcing the hiring of former Kansas assistant Aqua Franklin.

Woodard receives Naismith honor

Former Kansas University women’s basketball standout Lynette Woodard has been chosen for the 2015 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s Basketball Award, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Thursday.

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KU women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider adds 2 to staff

Newly named Kansas University women's basketball coach Brandon Schneider, who officially took over the program in April, on Tuesday announced the names of two members of his first KU coaching staff.

UC Santa Barbara names Bonnie Henrickson women's basketball coach

Bonnie Henrickson, fired by Kansas University as women’s basketball coach after 11 seasons without a Big 12 regular-season winning record, didn’t stay out of work for long.

Self: Women's coach Schneider ‘solid’

Bill Self met with new Kansas University women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider last week when Schneider was on campus for his job interview. By Gary Bedore

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Column: KU freshman Aldridge ‘loves’ new coach’s message

Because of her Tuesday class schedule, Kansas University women’s basketball point guard Lauren Aldridge — and the rest of the KU women’s team — was unable to attend the news conference introducing new coach Brandon Schneider. By Matt Tait

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Column: SFA senior says new KU women's coach discourages ‘robots’

Most coaches, by nature, are control freaks: “Go here. Don’t go there. Do this. Don’t do that.” Almost to a man, coaches who have worked with male and female basketball players say that women follow instruction better. New Kansas University women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider said it Tuesday at his colorful introductory news conference. By Tom Keegan

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Schneider takes over as Kansas women's basketball coach

New Kansas University women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider didn’t have to look outside of his family to fully appreciate where the program he has taken over stands on the school’s hoops pecking order.

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Challenge awaits new KU women’s coach

Brandon Schneider, new women’s basketball coach at Kansas University, will be introduced to the program’s small fan base via a 10 a.m. news conference Tuesday. The session with the media will offer the first clues as to whether Schneider has what it takes to bring relevance to a program dwarfed by the perennial-powerhouse men’s basketball team. By Tom Keegan

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Kansas announces Brandon Schneider as new KU women's basketball coach

The Kansas University athletic department has announced that Stephen F. Austin coach Brandon Schneider has been hired as KU's new women’s basketball coach. KU will hold a 10 a.m. Tuesday press conference to formally announce the hiring.

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Sources: KU to name SFA's Schneider next women's coach Tuesday

Brandon Schneider will be announced as Kansas University’s next women’s basketball coach at a Tuesday news conference, according to sources with inside knowledge of the hiring process. By Tom Keegan

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SFA’s Schneider front-runner for KU post

Kansas University moved three steps closer last week to naming Stephen F. Austin coach Brandon Schneider as its next head women’s basketball coach. By Tom Keegan

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