Dear Basketball, I hope our journey is far from over. I hope that we continue to write our story together for many years to come, and together we are able to change the lives of little girls, just as you've changed mine.
Kansas is coming off a first winning season (15-14) and its best start (11-0) since head coach Brandon Schneider took over the program in 2015-16. The Jayhawks went undefeated in nonconference and qualified for postseason play for the first time since 2013.
The Kansas women's basketball team will make its 24th appearance in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Tournament Thursday, March 12 at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks are the No. 10 seed and will play No. 7 seed Texas Tech at 8:30 p.m. CT in the first round. Thursday's first-round contest can be seen on Fox College Sports.
First-year guard Zakiyah Franklin earns a spot on the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, becoming the third player in program history to garner the accolade after the league announced its postseason awards Monday evening.
In what will be the final game of the regular season, the Kansas women’s basketball team will travel to Kansas State for the 123rd Dillions Sunflower Showdown inside Bramlage Coliseum on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m., on Big 12 NOW on ESPN+.