Amanda Zahui B.
After a historic sophomore season with the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team, Amanda Zahui B. is headed to the WNBA. Zahui was taken with the No. 2 overall pick in Thursday’s WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock.
Holding the first and third pick in the WNBA draft, the Seattle Storm have been preparing their draft boards for the past few months. All that preparation got scrapped last week when Notre Dame junior Jewell Loyd and Minnesota redshirt sophomore Amanda Zahui B. decided to turn pro.
Leaving school early for the pros is no big deal for the men at Kentucky or Duke. It’s far more unique on the women’s side, and that’s one of the reasons Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B. wore a big smile on her face as she explained her decision Tuesday.
The University of Minnesota announced Monday that sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. will forego her final two seasons with the Gophers and declare the WNBA Draft.
University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named a First Team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday. Zahui is the first player in the history of the Gopher program to be named a First Team All-American.
University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named one of 12 finalists for the Wade Trophy on Thursday. The award goes annually to the most outstanding Division I women’s basketball player in the country.
University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named one of four finalists for the Naismith Trophy on Friday. The award goes to the top player in women’s college basketball.
The recruiting standard has been set high by new coach Marlene Stollings and her staff at Minnesota. The one-player class of senior forward Shae Kelley has flourished.
University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named a First-Team All-America selection Friday by ESPNW contributors. She’s the fifth player in Gopher women’s basketball history to earn the honor and first since Janelle McCarville in 2005.
A day after being named the Big Ten Player of the Year by the media, University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy. The award goes to the Player of the Year in women’s college basketball. Zahui is one of 10 semifinalists.
The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Minnesota sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. was named the league’s Player of the Year by the media.
Melissa Dixon hit eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points, two other players got close to triple-doubles on Sunday and No. 17 Iowa set a record for home wins with a 92-76 win over Minnesota that also secured No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament for the Hawkeyes.
The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team fell behind early Tuesday night and never recovered in a 74-50 loss at Nebraska. The Gophers fell behind 10-2 early and trailed 32-28 at the half.
University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week in women’s basketball after she led the Gophers to a pair of victories last week.
Sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. had a huge week to lead the Gopher women’s basketball team to a pair of wins. She’s now getting national attention for it. Zahui B. was named the National Player of the Week by espnW on Monday for the second time this season.
In the matter of two games, Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. has burst onto the national scene and put the Golden Gophers on the brink of an NCAA tournament berth.
She’s 6-foot-5 – more like 7-foot-8 with that fabulous hair – and has one of the most interesting names you’ll come across: Amanda Zahui B. The center for the Gophers women’s basketball team shortened her last name before coming to America to spare herself the pain of people constantly mispronouncing it.
Amanda Zahui B. scored 27 and grabbed 27 rebounds to help Minnesota beat Michigan 91-88 in double overtime Saturday. That gives her 66 points and 56 rebounds in the last two games combined. It’s the most boards over a two-game stretch since 1999-00 according to STATS.
Amanda Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed a conference-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota upset No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday night.
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Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. (ZOW-ee bee) is one of the top 20 late-season finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the player of the year for college women’s basketball. She’s one of three Big Ten players on the list, determined by a panel of media members and announced Friday.
Shae Kelley scored a career-high 33 points Wednesday night and added 14 rebounds to lead the Gophers women’s basketball team to a 93-82 win over Wisconsin at Williams Arena.
The University of Minnesota announced Monday that sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. was named a Co-Player of the Week by the Big Ten. Zahui B. averaged 14.5 points, 14 rebounds, eight blocks and 2.5 steals per game over a two-game stretch last.
Despite having two players score in double figures, the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team lost 70-49 at Northwestern Sunday to fall to 6-4 in Big Ten play.
Amanda Zahui B. collected her second triple-double of the season Wednesday night to lead the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team to a 75-64 win over Penn State at Williams Arena.