Kansas sophomore Brooklyn Mitchell and freshman Zakiyah Franklin stole the show in the second half of the game, taking Kansas from a tie to an end score of 63-48 against Omaha on Wednesday night, Nov. 13, inside Allen Fieldhouse.
After boasting a double-double and helping KU to a perfect opening week, Kansas guard Holly Kersgieter was named Big 12 Co-Player of the Week and Big 12 Freshman of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
The Jayhawks won its second straight game in dominant fashion, beating the University of Illinois at Chicago 91-50 on the back of 17 points from leading scorer Aniya Thomas and a double-double from newcomer Tina Stephens.
The Jayhawks came up on top against the Sycamores of Indiana State, winning by a score of 84 to 72 to advance to 1-0 on the new campaign. While the win was a combined team effort, freshman Holly Kersgeiter played no small part in helping the Jayhawks come out on top.