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Texas and Kansas Women Return to the Basketball Court After Notable Big 12 Losses

Texas vs. No. 23 Kansas

19:00 Tuesday, Moody Center

TV/radio: LHN/105.3

About the series: Texas leads 32-12. Kansas and Texas split their two games last season, and the Jayhawks won two of the last five games in the series.

About Longhorns: Prior to Saturday’s 86-82 loss at Oklahoma State, Texas had won 13 straight games against Big 12 teams. … 86 Oklahoma State was the second-most lost team that Schaefer coached in Texas. … Gaston scored a career-high 22 points in a loss to Oklahoma State. After not scoring 20 points in any of her first 53 games in Texas, she has scored that mark in four of her last eight games. … After missing the previous nine games, Taylor Jones (lower body) made a brief appearance at Stillwater. The junior forward is averaging 8.9 points and 5.1 rebounds per game while still leading the team with 17 blocks.

About Jayhawks: After losing 75–62 to Baylor, Kansas dropped two spots to No. 23 nationally on Monday. The Jayhawks have been in the last five AP Top 25 polls. … Over the past four games against Texas, Kersgieter has averaged 18 points on 52.7% shooting. … In addition to rebounding, Jackson leads the Big 12 in both blocks and double-doubles. Nationally, her 172 rebounds, 41 blocks and nine double-doubles are in the top 10 averages. … The Jayhawks are represented by six different countries (USA, Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Hungary and Sweden).

— Danny Davis

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