Shae Kelley poured in 29 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, both career-highs, and No. 23 Minnesota pushed past Ohio State 76-72 on Thursday night. Mikayla Bailey added 16 points with 12 rebounds for the Gophers (15-2, 4-1 Big Ten), who had a 60-40 rebounding advantage. Amanda Zahui B. chipped in 14 points with eight boards and Shayne Mullaney dished out 10 assists.
Jordan Hooper scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska beat Minnesota 80-67 in the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team has signed three homegrown recruits to national letters of intent.