Kansas junior Kylee Kopatich scored a career-high 26 points to power the Kansas women's basketball team past Arkansas, 71-60, on Sunday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge at Allen Fieldhouse. Christalah Lyons and Tyler Johnson joined Kopatich in double figures with 15 and 10 points, respectively, to help the Jayhawks improve to 7-0.
UMKC coach Jacie Hoyt didn't want to let KU's Kylee Kopatich get into a rhythm. Fortunately for the Jayhawks, they had another player step up. By Scott Chasen
While Brianna Osorio didn't have the flashiest night, the JUCO transfer scrapped for three important plays down the stretch of KU's grind-it-out win over Rice at Allen Fieldhouse. By Scott Chasen
When Kylee Kopatich saw her opponent on Wednesday, her ever-present smile got a little wider. By Scott Chasen
The sound of the final buzzer following KU’s 81-75 win over Yale brought joy to many of the 1,918 fans in Allen Fieldhouse on Sunday. Six-year-old Cole Schneider was not one of them. By Scott Chasen
After a strong first quarter sparked the Kansas women's basketball team to an 18-point victory over Campbell in the Jayhawks' season opener on Sunday, Brandon Schneider's squad used a big second quarter to pull away from Texas Southern in a 72-37 win over the Tigers on Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse. By Chris Duderstadt
The icy look on Kylee Kopatich's face held up until the game was out of reach. Even then, a song that blared over the PA system in Allen Fieldhouse might have had something to do with it. By Scott Chasen
The toughest part of the KU women’s basketball team on Sunday may very well have been the look of its best player. By Scott Chasen
If you’re looking for someone outside the KU women’s basketball program qualified to speak on the team’s progress, Emporia State head coach Jory Collins might be a good starting point. By Scott Chasen
The opening moments of the post-game news conference provided Brianna Osorio with more trepidation than that of her KU women's basketball debut. By Scott Chasen
Self-described as a formerly “wide-eyed, deer in headlights kind of person," Kylee Kopatich has emerged as one of the leaders of the Kansas women's basketball team heading into her junior season. By Scott Chasen
After saying it at Late Night, Brandon Schneider wanted to affirm his message. By Scott Chasen
Sure, women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider won big at the Div. II and mid-major levels, but would he be able to go up against heavyweights in recruiting battles and come away with commitments from prospects capable of playing winning basketball in the Big 12?
One day after watching all of the Late Night in the Phog festivities, the Kansas women's basketball team picked up three commitments from recruits in attendance.
The first day of women’s basketball practice isn’t until Oct. 3, so the Kansas women’s team didn’t get to scrimmage as part of Late Night, but still participated.