November 24, 2019
KU freshman guard Zakiyah Franklin (15) tries to drive dribble pass Texas State Avionne Alexander (1) and Bailey Holly (33). KU defeated Texas State 68-48 on Sunday, Nov. 24.
After seeing their first four games in January postponed due to roster issues caused by COVID protocols and injuries, the University of Kansas women’s basketball team is finally set to return to action tonight at No. 21 Texas.
The Kansas women’s basketball program landed two players on the Big 12 Conference’s preseason all-Big 12 teams on Wednesday, with sophomores Zakiyah Franklin and Holly Kersgieter earning honorable mention nods.
Senior forward Mariane De Carvalho stepped into a 3-pointer with under a minute to go, stretching the Kansas lead to 20 and putting an exclamation point on what proved to be a more stressful game than anticipated.