Banham Scores 29, Gophers Fall At MichiganSenior Rachel Banham scored 29 points, but it wasn't enough as the University of Minnesota lost at Michigan 92-76 on Sunday in Big Ten play. Banham added nine rebounds and eight assists in the loss.
Gopher Women Shoot Past Penn State, 85-77Shae 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.
No. 25 Rutgers Women Beat No. 21 Minnesota, 66-61Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night.
Purdue Women Stun No. 21 Minnesota In Overtime 90-88Whitney Bays scored 25 points, including the game-winning jumper with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, to give the Purdue women a 90-88 upset over No. 21 Minnesota on Thursday.
Kelley, No. 23 Minnesota Defeat Ohio State 76-72Shae 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.
Minnesota Knocks Off No. 12 Nebraska 72-69Amanda Zahui B. scored 20 points — including a pair of free throws with 6 seconds left — and blocked a last-second shot to secure Minnesota's 72-69 win over No. 12 Nebraska on Monday in both team's Big Ten opener.
If You Missed Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 12/09Friday night was full of high school sports action, and WCCO-TV had it covered with High School Sports Rally.
Best Friends Set To Play Gopher Girls BasketballIt's unusual to have two players that earn division scholarships from the same high school basketball team. It’s even more unusual when they're going to the same college and that they happen to be best friends.
Minnesota Signs 3 Homegrown Recruits The Minnesota women's basketball team has signed three homegrown recruits to national letters of intent.