Minnesota Women To Face 14th-Ranked DukeThe Minnesota women's basketball team has a tough test in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Gophers play on the road against 14th-ranked Duke. The game is Thursday, the first for the Gophers since senior guard Rachel Banham became the program's all-time leading scorer.
Riverso Named New Coach Of Augsburg Women's BasketballAugsburg College has named Ted Riverso the new coach of its women's basketball team. The Minneapolis school announced the hiring Tuesday.
Minnesota Lynx Back Atop The Western ConferenceThe Minnesota Lynx were the preseason favorite to win the Western Conference and a third WNBA title in five seasons. Until this week, they were looking up in the standings.
Maya Moore Will Sign Contract With Lynx SoonFear not Minnesota Lynx fans, Maya Moore isn't going anywhere. The restricted free agent hasn't signed her contract yet, but said that it's only a matter of time before she does.
Amanda Zahui B Happy To Go Her Own Way, Enter WNBA DraftLeaving school early for the pros is no big deal for the men at Kentucky or Duke. It's far more unique on the women's side, and that's one of the reasons Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B. wore a big smile on her face as she explained her decision Tuesday.
Kelley, Gopher Women Ready For NCAA TourneyThe 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.
Minnesota's Zahui B On Top 20 List For National AwardMinnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. (ZOW-ee bee) is one of the top 20 late-season finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the player of the year for college women's basketball. She's one of three Big Ten players on the list, determined by a panel of media members and announced Friday.
From Driving To The Hoop To Driving A Squad CarHamline women’s basketball player Jordan Sammons leads the MIAC in several statistical categories. Judging by her pre-game introduction, dropping hints is one of them.
Gopher Women To Host Cleveland State In Rare Noon GameThe 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.
Stollings Era Begins For Gophers WomenThe 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.
Pam Borton Released As Gopher Women's B-Ball CoachThe 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.
Gophers Face Wisconsin In Big 10 Women's Tourney Minnesota has the sixth seed for the Big Ten women's basketball tournament, and the Gophers will bring two of the conference's biggest stars to the event. The Gophers finished 8-8 in Big Ten play and 19-11 overall. They'll play 11th seed Wisconsin in Indianapolis in the opening round Thursday night.