(USE THIS PHOTO LEAD) Texas' Lashann Higgs goes up for a basket during fourth quarter action in their win over OU 83-76 victory.--The Texas Longhorns played host to the Oklahoma Sooners in a Big 12 game at the Erwin Center in Austin, TX Saturday January 23, 2016. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Kansas vs. Texas

Posted January 15th, 2016


When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Erwin Center

Records: Kansas 5-14, 0-8 in Big 12; Texas 18-1, 7-1


Radio: 104.9 FM, 1260 AM


Probable starting lineups

24FAriel Atkins
34PImani BoyetteSr.6-711.59.0
1GEmpress DavenportSr.5-97.03.1
11GBrooke McCartySoph.5-411.72.7
2GCelina RodrigoSr.5-65.13.9
30FBreanna StewartSr.6-419.38.6
3FMorgan TuckSr.6-29.31.9
33GKatie SamuelsonJr.5-911.23.3
11GKia NurseSoph.6-09.31.9
4GMoriah JeffersonSr.5-712.72.6



Coach Brandon Schneider was 95-66 in five seasons at Stephen F. Austin before being hired by KU last spring. The Jayhawks are coming off a 74-46 loss to Oklahoma State Sunday in Lawrence…. Freshman Tyler Johnson scored a career-high 9 points in her third career start. Guard Aisia Robertson had 3 of Kansas’ season-high 11 steals…. Kansas has lost 10 straight games, a streak that started after a 61-54 overtime victory over Navy on Dec. 11…. Guards Lauren Aldridge, Kylee Kopatich and Timeka O’Neal have combined for 91 of the team’s 105 three-point shots.



Imani Boyette and Empress Davenport combined for 26 points and 18 rebounds in UT’s 75-38 victory over Kansas earlier this month in Lawrence…. Texas is coming off an 83-76 victory over Oklahoma Saturday with roughly 40 ex-players in attendance…. Boyette surpassed  the 900-­rebound milestone with 11 boards. She is the ninth player in team history to reach that plateau…. Freshman Lashann Higgs scored a Big 12 career-high 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting. Sophomore Ariel Atkins hit all 4 of her shots from the field and contributed 4 rebounds in 17 minutes.



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