Gopher Women's Basketball Takes On Wisconsin FridayThe game is also Lindsay Whalen's first Big Ten opener as head coach.
Mpls. Miracle, Super Bowl, Mauer Retires & More: MN's Top 2018 Sports MomentsFrom the Minneapolis Miracle, Minnesota hosting the Super Bowl, to Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer's retirement, here are the biggest Minnesota sports stories from 2018.
Gopher Women Remain Undefeated, Top Coppin StateKenisha 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.
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).
Hutchinson High School Dedicates New Gym To Lindsay WhalenThe Hutchinson High School gymnasium, where Minnesota sports legend Lindsay Whalen played high school basketball in throughout the late 90s, looks a little different these days. It has been expanded, has a fresh coat of paint and now, it bears a new name. On Tuesday, the school district dedicated the gymnasium to Whalen, officially naming it “Whalen Gymnasium.”
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.
Minnesota Enters Women's AP Top 25Getting ranked so quickly wasn't on Lindsay Whalen's mind when she took over the head coaching job at Minnesota this season.
Lindsay Whalen's Gophers Trounce New Hampshire 70-49 In Her Coaching DebutLindsay Whalen will take the court with her new team in the opener against New Hampshire, one of the most-anticipated debuts in women's college basketball this year. Three months after announcing her retirement from the WNBA, Whalen has begun her full-time focus on the program she once helped build.
Lindsay Whalen Ready For Coaching Debut With GophersLindsay Whalen will be making her coaching debut Friday night, leading the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team in its season opener at Williams Arena.
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.
Whalen Plays Last Career WNBA Game As Lynx Are Eliminated From PlayoffsIt was the fourth straight year the Lynx and Sparks met in an elimination playoff game.