Gopher Women’s Basketball

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Gophers Zahui B. Taken By Tulsa In WNBA Draft

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.

04/16/2015

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Gophers Women Sign Pair Of Junior College Transfers

The Minnesota women’s basketball team has added two junior college players, to help fill the void left by star Amanda Zahui B’s early departure for the WNBA. Gophers coach Marlene Stollings announced Thursday the signing of forward Kynadi Johnson and center Karley Barnes to national letters of intent.

04/16/2015

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Good Question: Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down The Net?

Every year, March Madness ends with the new national champions cutting down the nets — we saw Wisconsin/Duke players do that Monday night. Believe it or not, there is a coach and a team that are credited with starting the tradition that’s spread to all levels of college basketball.

04/06/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui B. Named AP First Team All-American

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.

03/31/2015

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Zahui B. Named Finalist For Wade Trophy

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.

03/26/2015

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Zahui B. Named Finalist For Naismith Trophy

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.

03/22/2015

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Kelley, Gopher Women Ready For NCAA Tourney

The Gopher women’s basketball team believes now that they are in the dance, why not win some games? The reason they have a chance against DePaul and beyond is a new addition, who may have made it all possible.

03/18/2015

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Shae Kelley Making The Most Of Only Season At Minnesota

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.

03/17/2015

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Minnesota Women Seeded No. 8 In NCAA Tournament

The Minnesota women’s basketball team has secured a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in six seasons. The Gophers got an eighth seed and will open the tournament Friday at 4 p.m. CDT against ninth seed DePaul in South Bend, Indiana.

03/16/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui B. Named First Team All-American

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.

03/14/2015

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Minnesota’s Zahui B Named To Naismith Trophy Top 10 List

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.

03/03/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui Named Big Ten Player Of The Year

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.

03/02/2015

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Dixon, No. 17 Iowa Women Pull Away From Minnesota 92-76

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.

03/01/2015

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Gopher Women Fall At Nebraska, 74-50

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.

02/24/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

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.

02/24/2015

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Zahui B. Named ESPNW National Player Of The 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.

02/23/2015

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Zahui B.’s Dominance For Gophers Has Been Years In The Making

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.

02/23/2015

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Zahui B. Has Record Night As Minnesota Beats No. 13, Iowa 93-80

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.

02/18/2015

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PODCAST PAGE-2-18-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Miss Mark Dayton or Gopher Womens’ BBall Coach Marlene Stollings? Click the link above to listen to Dave Lee talk with them.

02/18/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

After a big week leading the Gophers women’s basketball team to a pair of wins, University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week.

02/16/2015

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Gopher Women Shoot Past Penn State, 85-77

Shae Kelley and Shayne Mullaney combined for 41 points as the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team won at Penn State 85-77 on Sunday. The Gophers (20-6, 9-5) got 23 points from Kelley in the victory. Mullaney added a career-high 18 points.

02/15/2015

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Fmr. Gopher Women’s Basketball Coach Finds Home At Macalester

It might be on a different campus, on a different level, but it’s still a basketball court in Minnesota. And Kelly Roysland is in her element.

10/24/2014

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Marlene Stollings Named New Gopher Women’s Basketball Coach

University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague announced Monday that Marlene Stollings has been named the Gophers’ new women’s basketball coach. Stollings comes to Minnesota from Virginia Commonwealth and replaces Pam Borton, who was let go on March 28 after the Gophers lost to South Dakota State in the third round of the WNIT.

04/07/2014

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Pam Borton Released As Gopher Women’s B-Ball Coach

The University of Minnesota has relieved women’s basketball coach Pam Borton of her duties. Assistant coach Kelly Roysland was named interim women’s head basketball coach.

03/28/2014

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SDSU Women Beat Gophers, Advance To WNIT Quarterfinals

The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team will host Indiana on Sunday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The Jackrabbits downed Minnesota 70-62 on Thursday night to advance.

03/28/2014

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