LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Angel Goodrich scored 17 points to lead No. 21 Kansas over Kansas State 72-63 Wednesday night in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams.
Haley Texada led Kansas State (9-4) with 21 points.
Goodrich, leading five Jayhawks (10-2) in double figures, had nine assists. Senior Monica Engelman, who scored 10 points, became the 25th player in Kansas history to score 1,000 points in a career. Natalie Knight had 16 points, Carolyn Davis had 14, and CeCe Harper added 10. Chelsea Gardner had seven rebounds.
Kansas State led 36-34 at halftime, but made only 23 of 63 (36.5 percent) from the field for the game. Kansas made 28 of 54 (51.9 percent).
Texada, who was 6 of 12 from the field, led three Wildcats in double figures. Brittany Chambers had 15 points, and Chantay Caron had 11. Mariah White had six points, seven rebounds and six assists before fouling out.
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