GAME PREVIEW: vs. Pitt State
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas women’s basketball team will play its first of two exhibition games on Sunday, Oct. 27, against Pitt State in Allen Fieldhouse. The tip is set for 2 p.m. in Lawrence and can be streamed at Big 12 NOW on ESPN+.
|Date/Time||Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.|
|Watch||Big 12 Now on ESPN+|
|Listen||Jayhawk Radio Network|
- The Jayhawks are 52-9 in exhibition games and have won its last 28 straight.
- In the opening exhibition game of the 2018-19 season, Brooklyn Mitchell scored 17 points, which was the first time a KU freshman had double figures in an exhibition game since Kylee Kopatich scored 10 points against Emporia State in 2015.
- The opening exhibition game last season for Kansas went into overtime against Fort Hays where the Jayhawks won 90-83. This marked the first time KU went into overtime in an exhibition game since its 74-64 win over Emporia State in 2007.
- In the last meeting with Pitt State, Kansas came out on top 57-50.
- Head coach Brandon Schneider began his coaching career in an exhibition against Pitt State on Nov. 1, 2015. The Jayhawks went on to win 80-54 over the Gorillas.
- 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.
Kansas will play its last exhibition game on Sunday, Nov. 3, against Emporia State at 2 p.m. (Central) in Allen Fieldhouse.