No. 24 Texas triumphed over Kansas 9-7 in the regular-season finale, ensuring a series sweep. Kansas fought back from an 8-1 deficit after six innings but fell short as Texas added an insurance run in the eighth. Kansas had several chances to tie the game in the ninth but ultimately could not capitalize.

By the Numbers
  • Kansas finished the regular season with a 29-21 overall record and 15-15 in Big 12 Conference play.
  • Texas now holds a 35-20 record overall and 20-10 in Big 12 play.
Yes, But

Kansas displayed resilience, scoring six runs in the final three innings despite trailing by seven. Their comeback effort, however, highlighted issues in pitching depth that need addressing for future games.

State of Play
  • Texas jumped ahead early with steady scoring across innings, leading 8-1 by the sixth.
  • Kansas' offense picked up significantly late in the game, putting up a strong rally in the seventh and eighth innings.
What's Next

Kansas will compete in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship against Kansas State at Globe Life Field in Arlington on May 21. Key players will be crucial in stepping up if the team aims to make a deep tournament run.

Bottom Line

Despite a valiant comeback effort, Kansas couldn't close the gap against Texas, exposing bullpen vulnerabilities. Looking ahead, resilience and strategic play will be key as they embark on the Big 12 Championship.