Gopher Women’s Basketball
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.
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 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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tori Jankoska scored 16 of her 21 points in the first half, including four 3-pointers, as No. 21 Michigan State beat Minnesota 75-61 on Monday. Michigan State got out to a 16-point first half lead, after making 6 of 9 3-pointers, and led by double-digits for the first 16 minutes of the second half.
After failing to reach the NCAA Basketball Tournament, the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team learned it will have at least one home game in the National Invitation Tournament.
Gophers junior Micaella Riche had a big week for the Minnesota women’s basketball team, one that resulted in a pair of victories. Riche was named the Big 10 Player of the Week for her effors as the Gophers beat No. 7 Penn State and Indiana last week.
The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team fell to 5-9 in the Big 10 after a 75-63 loss to Purdue on Sunday at Williams Arena.
Rachel Banham scored with .02 seconds left in regulation to lead the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team to a 57-56 win at Ohio State Thursday night.
She’s just a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, but guard Rachel Banham has already gone over 1,000 points for her career with the Gophers.
Sophomore guard Rachel Banham made history Monday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Gophers women’s basketball team lost 91-86 to Illinois in Big 10 Conference play at Williams Arena.
The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team dropped to 2-3 in the Big 10 Conference after an 84-63 loss to Nebraska on Sunday at Williams Arena.
University of Minnesota sophomore Rachel Banham earned Big Ten Conference honors after helping lead the Gopher women’s basketball team to three victories last week.
The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team ended Denver’s three-game win streak Wednesday night with a 74-51 win over the Pioneers Wednesday night at Williams Arena.
University of Minnesota women’s basketball player Micaella Riche was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday after she helped lead the Gophers to a pair of wins last week in the Best Buy Classic.
Maggie Lucas scored 24 points, leading No. 9 Penn State past Minnesota 78-74 in Friday’s Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team is headed to the Big Ten tournament. The Gophers have the eighth seed after going 6-10 in conference play this season.