Gophers’ Bell, Pitts Earn Big Ten Weekly AwardsThe Gophers women’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start, and Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts earned Big Ten weekly awards on Monday.
Gophers' Carlie Wagner Named Preseason All-Big TenCarlie Wagner led the Gophers in scoring with an average of 19.1 points per game last season.
No. 4 Maryland Women Beat Gophers To Reach Big Ten SemisShatori Walker-Kimbrough made six 3-pointers and scored 28 points as No. 4 Maryland advanced to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals with a 92-80 victory over Minnesota on Friday.
Wagner Leads Gopher Women To Big Ten Tourney WinCarlie Wagner scored 26 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and No. 10 seed Minnesota defeated No. 7 seed Penn State 70-64 on Thursday night at the Big Ten Tournament.
Gopher Women Fall At Maryland, 93-60Kenisha Bell led Minnesota with 18 points. The Golden Gophers will enter the Big Ten tournament coming off three straight lopsided losses.
Wagner's 38 Not Enough, Gophers Fall To Michigan 84-69Junior guard Carlie Wagner scored a career-high 38 points Sunday, but it wasn't enough as the Gophers women's basketball team lost at Michigan 84-69.
Gopher Women Fall To Maryland, 83-72Minnesota (9-6, 0-2) was led by 20 points from Carlie Wagner. Kenisha Bell added 19 and Joanna Hedstrom had 12.
Gopher Women Fall To No. 6 South Carolina, 98-58Kaela Davis had 20 points off six 3-pointers and Allisha Gray 18 points as No. 6 South Carolina bounced back from its only loss with a 98-58 blowout of Minnesota on Sunday.
Gopher Women Top Seton Hall, 90-57The University of Minnesota women's basketball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 90-57 win over Seton Hall on Sunday at Williams Arena.
Gophers' Banham Named Big Ten Player Of The YearUniversity of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham was named the Big Ten's Player of the Year on Monday. Banham was also a unanimous All-Big Ten First Team selection.
Gopher Women Lose At No. 6 Maryland, 110-77Sixth-ranked Maryland won the Big Ten regular season title Sunday, getting a career-high 29 points from Tierney Pfirman and 24 from Brionna Jones in a surprisingly lopsided 110-77 victory over Minnesota.
Banham Hits Game-Winner, Gophers Beat Iowa 78-76The Gopher women's basketball team has been playing at its very best of late, in large part because of out of this world scoring by senior guard Rachel Banham. She did it again Monday, hitting a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to lift the Gophers over Iowa.