🏀 GAME PREVIEW: vs. Texas State
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Undefeated through the first four games of the season, Kansas women’s basketball will host Texas State on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. in Allen Fieldhouse.
|⌚ Date/Time||Nov. 24 at 2:00 p.m. CT|
|🆚 Opponent||Texas State Bobcats|
|📍 Location||Allen Fieldhouse|
|📺 Watch||Big 12 Now on ESPN+|
|📻 Listen||Jayhawk Radio Network|
- Kansas will face off against Texas State for the first time in program history.
- Against UMass Lowell in the last game, the Jayhawks controlled the game from the opening tip and never fell below a 15-point lead through the entirety of the second half.
- Kansas had a season-high 22 assists against UML and in back-to-back games, Kansas has had every player that checked into the game score.
- The Jayhawks had control down low against UML, scoring 50 points in the paint along with 45 rebounds, the most KU has recorded since grabbing 41 rebounds against Iowa State on March 4, 2019.
- Senior forward Mariane De Carvalho had a career-best game against UMass Lowell recording her first double-double in her Kansas career with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
- For the second time in her Kansas career, junior forward Tina Stephens had a double-double with 14 points and 11 boards against UML.
- Sophomore Aniya Thomas 15 points on 66.7 percent (6-9) shooting from the field and 50 percent (3-6) shooting from beyond the arc against UML.
- The Jayhawks shot at least 50 percent from the field in each quarter against in its last game against UMass Lowell.
- Through four games, Kansas has five players averaging in double figures in points. De Carvalho (13.0), freshman guard Holly Kersgieter (12.0), Thomas (11.5), freshman guard Zakiyah Franklin (11.3), and sophomore guard Brooklyn Mitchell (10.5).
SCOUTING THE BOBCATS
- Texas State is 2-1 through its first three games of the season, averaging 70.7 points per game 39.1 percent from the field.
- Sophomore forward Da’Nasia Hood leads the Bobcats in scoring averaging 12.0 points per game on 37.8 percent shooting from the field to go along with 5.7 rebounds per game.
- In Texas State’s last game, senior guard Brooke Holle made a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the 83-45 victory over the University of Texas Permian Basin.
- The Bobcats shot 43.3 percent (29-67) from the field and 56.5 percent (13-23) from beyond the arc in its last game against UTPB.
The Jayhawks will hit the road for the first time this season to compete in the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament on Nov. 29-30. Kansas will face Wright State on Friday at 11 a.m. and will either play FAU or Loyola MD the following day.