GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Kansas 70, Texas 66

Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas - Holly Kersgieter scored 19 points, six in overtime, and Kansas defeated No. 13 Texas 70-66.

Zakiyah Franklin hit a 3-pointer to open the overtime and the Jayhawks didn't trail after that. Kersgieter scored inside on back-to-back possessions to give Kansas a 66-61 lead with two minutes to play.

Audrey Warren scored for Texas but after a Kansas miss, the Longhorns had a crucial shot clock violation with 35 seconds remaining.

Franklin made 1 of 2 free throws to make it a two-possession game and following a Texas miss, Kersgieter iced it with two free throws to push the lead to 69-63 with 11 seconds remaining.

Aliyah Matharu, who forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 8.6 seconds left, hit a 3 with 3.1 seconds remaining.

Aniya Thomas scored 11 points for Kansas (11-2, 2-1 Big 12 Conference), which last beat a ranked team in February of 2018 and had not won in Austin since 2012. Franklin had 10 points.

Joanne Allen-Taylor paced Texas (11-3, 1-2) with 18 points but was 2 of 10 from 3-point range. DeYona Gaston scored 14 points and Matharu 11.

Kansas was 15 of 26 from the line while Texas went 8 of 13.


Kansas
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
I. Chatzileonti F 23 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 1 0 0 2 4 2
T. Jackson C 33 4-5 1-2 0-0 1-8 1 4 3 1 2 9
H. Kersgieter G 36 8-14 2-4 1-3 0-3 1 0 5 5 1 19
A. Thomas G 35 4-13 2-5 1-4 0-2 2 0 1 1 1 11
Z. Franklin G 33 2-6 5-6 1-1 0-3 4 0 0 5 2 10
K. Jessen 20 2-2 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 1 4
C. Prater 20 1-3 4-6 0-2 2-4 5 0 3 1 2 6
J. Brosseau 12 2-5 1-2 2-4 0-2 0 0 2 2 0 7
N. Eltayeb 11 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-3 1 0 0 4 2 2
M. Nikolic 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   225 25-51
(.490)
15-26
(.577)
5-14
(.357)
7-32 15 4 14 23 15 70


Texas
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. Ebo F 39 2-8 1-2 0-0 2-6 0 1 1 3 3 5
D. Gaston F 36 6-13 2-4 0-0 2-5 0 1 2 3 1 14
J. Allen-Taylor G 42 8-18 0-0 2-10 1-5 3 1 2 1 4 18
A. Warren G 39 3-8 2-3 1-2 1-2 4 0 2 7 3 9
R. Harmon G 37 2-6 2-2 2-4 1-9 7 0 1 4 4 8
A. Matharu 11 4-7 0-0 3-5 1-3 0 0 1 2 4 11
A. Moore 11 0-1 1-2 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 2 2 1
S. Holle 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 0 0 0 0
L. Lattimore 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   225 25-61
(.410)
8-13
(.615)
8-21
(.381)
12-38 14 4 9 23 21 66


Officials: Dee Kantner, Cameron Inouye, Michael McConnell
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