Gopher Women Unbeaten, Top Incarnate Word 75-39Destiny Pitts scored 15 points and No. 14 Minnesota stayed unbeaten, topping Incarnate Word 75-39 Wednesday. Pitts made five 3-pointers, Annalese Lamke added 13 points and Mercedes Staples had 11 for the Gophers (8-0). Angelica Wiggins, sister of Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Andrew Wiggins, scored 13 for Incarnate Word (0-9).
No. 25 Gopher Women Pound Xavier, 78-53Kenisha Bell scored 18 points, Taiye Bello had 11 points and 16 rebounds and No. 25 Minnesota beat Xavier 78-53 on Wednesday night.
Gopher Women Picked 3rd In Big Ten Preseason Media PollThe Minnesota women's basketball team under first-year coach Lindsay Whalen is picked third in the media's Big Ten preseason rankings.
Gophers' Wagner, Pitts Earn Big Ten Weekly AwardsSenior guard Carlie Wagner was named the Big Ten Co-Player of the Week, and Destiny Pitts was named the Freshman of the Week.
Gopher Women Shoot Past No. 10 Maryland, 93-74The Gophers (21-6, 10-4 Big Ten) shot 14 of 24 on 3s and earned their second straight victory at home against a Top 25 opponent.
Gophers' Destiny Pitts Earns Another Big Ten Freshman AwardMinnesota's Destiny Pitts has been picked as the Big Ten's freshman of the week award winner for a sixth time this season.
Gophers’ Bell, Pitts Earn Big Ten Weekly AwardsThe Gophers women’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start, and Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts earned Big Ten weekly awards on Monday.