GAME PREVIEW: vs. Emporia State

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas women’s basketball team will play its final exhibition game of the 2019-20 season against Emporia State on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. in Allen Fieldhouse.

Date/Time Nov. 3 at 2 p.m.
Opponent Emporia State
Location Allen Fieldhouse
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  • In the last meeting with Emporia State, Kansas came out on top 69-49.
  • In the last meeting with Emporia State in the 2017-18 season, the Kansas defense played a large part in the victory forcing 22 turnovers in the game and holding the Lady Hornets to 16 points at halftime.
  • In the last four of five exhibition games, the Jayhawks have had at least four players finish in double figures.
  • Guard Brooklyn Mitchell led the Jayhawks in scoring in the last three exhibition matchups dating back to the 2018-19 season. Mitchell scored 19 points, shooting 53 percent (9-of-17) from the field in the last exhibition against Pitt State.
  • The Jayhawks are 52-10 in exhibition games and have won its last 28 of 29.
  • Kansas defeated Washburn in the second exhibition of the 2018-19 season 87-43, which made it 28-straight exhibition wins for the Jayhawks.
  • Kansas has brought in seven newcomers to the roster, six returners and lost nine players, three of which were starters.
  • In the 2018-19 season, KU won its first tournament title in the Schneider era at the Duel in the Desert with back-to-back wins over Washington State and Northwestern.
  • The Jayhawks defeated Kansas State in Manhattan 61-54 in the 2018-19 season for the first time since 2014. The game also marked the 120th meeting between the two universities.
  • In the 2019 Big 12 Tournament, Kansas got its first win since 2016 in the opening round against Oklahoma State 76-66.


The Jayhawks will start the season with a matchup against Indiana State on Nov. 7 in Allen Fieldhouse at 7 p.m.