MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kenisha Bell scored 20 points, Destiny Pitts made four 3-pointers and added 14 points and No. 13 Minnesota remained undefeated with an 84-52 victory over Coppin State on Wednesday night.
Minnesota followed up its highest scoring first quarter of the season at 29 with its most halftime points, 50, for a 24-point lead. The Golden Gophers cruised in the second half to their third 10-0 start in program history. Minnesota’s program record is a 15-0 start in the 2003-04 season, when current head coach Lindsay Whalen was a senior.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Chance For More Snow Showers Tuesday Morning
Taiye Bello had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Minnesota, which is one of 18 undefeated teams in the country. Pitts was coming off a career-high 35 points on Sunday in a comeback win over Boston College.READ MORE: Minnesota Budget Forecast Expected To Show More Improvement
The Golden Gophers are tied for second for the longest active winning streak, trailing Indiana’s 15.
Coppin State (0-8) has lost 17 straight games. Chance Graham had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Brooke Fields added 14 points.MORE NEWS: Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter's Trial
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