RCW: Inside Women's Basketball 3.14
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Number BY THE NUMBERS
After a pair of overtime victories last week, Kansas improved to 3-0 in overtime games under head coach Brandon Schneider.
UPCOMING HOME GAMES
- With a pair of overtime victories last week, Kansas has extended its win streak to three games in a row and improves to 3-2 on the season.
- In the month of November, KU is 124-45 all time and has won 10 of its last 15 contests in the 11th month of the year. Under head coach Brandon Schneider, KU is 6-4 in the month of November.
- Since 1968, Kansas has a record of 412-178 (.697) when playing at home inside Allen Fieldhouse. With its two overtime wins last week, Kansas improved to 2-2 on the year at home.
- Kansas began the week with a 68-58 road victory over Memphis (11/20), giving Schneider his first road win at the helm of Kansas women’s basketball.
- In the win at Memphis, junior guard Chayla Cheadle and redshirt sophomore McKenzie Calvert combined for 42 of KU’s 68 points. Cheadle’s 21 points marked a new career-best, while Calvert tied her career-high mark of 21.
- KU recorded its first win at home of the 2016-17 season in double overtime, as the Jayhawks outlasted Oral Roberts (11/23), 64-56, in the first of two-straight overtime wins.
- Calvert once again led Kansas in scoring against the Golden Eagles, tallying 21 points for the second-straight game. The Schertz, Texas product has netted double figures in four of the Jayhawks’ five games in 2016-17.
- After meeting for the first time on the hardwood in program history, Kansas improved to 1-0 against North Dakota (11/27) and 8-1 against teams from the Big Sky Conference.
- Redshirt junior guard Jessica Washington netted 19 points, one shy of her career-best mark, to lead all scorers against North Dakota. Senior Caelynn Manning-Allen and senior guard Timeka O’Neal contributed season-best marks with 14 and 12 points, respectively.
- The Jayhawks began the game against North Dakota with 23 points behind 67 percent (8-of-12) shooting from the field in the opening quarter, marking first-period-highs in points and shooting percentage this season.
- Kansas finished the game against the Fighting Hawks with 13 assists, marking the second game in the last three played in which the Jayhawks have dished out 13 or more assists.