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Podcast: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 12-12-14

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12/12/2014

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Banham Hurts Knee, Out For Rest Of Gophers Season

Minnesota senior point guard Rachel Banham will miss the rest of the season after injuring her right knee. Coach Marlene Stollings made the announcement Thursday. Stollings says Banham suffered a torn ACL in her knee Wednesday in the first half of the Gophers’ win at North Dakota.

12/11/2014

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Gophers’ Hollins, Banham Earn Big Ten Weekly Honors

The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that two University of Minnesota basketball players have been given player of the week honors. Senior guard Andre Hollins was named the Player of the Week on the men’s side after helping lead the Gophers to wins over Wake Forest and Western Carolina.

12/08/2014

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Gophers’ Banham Named To John R. Wooden Award List

University of Minnesota women’s basketball senior guard Rachel Banham was selected Monday to the Preseason Top 30 list for the John R. Wooden Award. The list is made up of 30 players who are the early front-runners for college basketball’s top player of the year. Banham was ranked No. 5 on the list and was also named a Second-Team All-American.

11/25/2014

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Gopher Women To Host Cleveland State In Rare Noon Game

The Gophers women’s basketball team has an unusual start time for the next home game: noon. Minnesota will host Cleveland State at Williams Arena on Wednesday in the atypical midweek matinee. The game has been dubbed Gophers Kids Field Trip Day, with local elementary schools bringing students to watch the game over lunch.

11/18/2014

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Stollings Era Begins For Gophers Women

The Gophers women’s basketball team will start the season at home against Southeastern Louisiana. This won’t be just another opener. Friday night will be the first game for new head coach Marlene Stollings, who was hired in April to replace Pam Borton. She spent the last two years at VCU. Stollings will rely heavily on guard Rachel Banham, the Preseason Player of the Year pick in the Big Ten.

11/13/2014

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Gophers’ Banham Named Big 10 Preseason Player Of The Year

The college basketball season hasn’t started yet, but the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team is already getting attention across the Big Ten Conference. Senior guard Rachel Banham was named the league’s Preseason Player of the Year Thursday morning by both the coaches and the media involved in the Big Ten.

10/16/2014

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Stollings Brings Fast-Paced Style To Minnesota

New coaches at major conference programs often inherit struggling teams. That is not the case for Marlene Stollings at Minnesota.

04/08/2014

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Minnesota Tops Wisconsin 74-68 In OT

Rachel Banham scored 22 points Thursday night, including 10 of 10 free throws, as Minnesota rallied to beat Wisconsin 74-68 in overtime to win their opening-round Big Ten Conference tournament game.

03/06/2014

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No. 21 Michigan State Rolls Past Minnesota 75-61

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.

02/25/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Jan. 24, 2014: Carlie Wagner

Carlie Wagner is a hooper and a hunter. She is also the biggest name in the senior class of girls basketball this season.

01/24/2014

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Banham Named To Big Ten Player Of Week Honor Roll

Minnesota junior guard Rachel Banham has been named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll. Banham averaged 30 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in games against Iowa and Northwestern last week.

01/13/2014

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Minn. G Banham Has Successful Surgery On Knees

Minnesota junior captain Rachel Banham has undergone successful surgery for patellar tendonitis in both knees.

06/18/2013

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Ohio State Women Eliminate Minnesota, 58-47

Tayler Hill scored 25 points to help Ohio State beat Minnesota 58-47 on Thursday in the opening round of the Big Ten Conference tournament.

03/07/2013

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Minnesota Women Upset No. 7 Penn State 89-81

Minnesota saved its best performance of the season for the last home game on the schedule. The Gophers hope this win can carry over into tournament time.

02/28/2013

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