Gophers Host UW-Milwaukee Wednesday In WNITThe University of Minnesota women's basketball team did not receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Gophers will, however, get at least one more game on their home court.
Gophers Announce Contract Extensions For Pitino, StollingsMinnesota has finalized a two-year contract extension for coach Richard Pitino through the 2020-21 season, including a $400,000 raise. The university released the details Tuesday, months after the terms were agreed to while Norwood Teague was the athletic director.
Gopher Women's Basketball Releases 2015-16 Non-Conference ScheduleUniversity of Minnesota women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings released the team's 2015-16 non-conference schedule on Tuesday. The schedule is highlighted by the Gophers playing in the San Juan Shootout in Puerto Rico over Thanksgiving weekend and a road match-up at Duke On Dec. 3.
Gophers Promote Nikita Lowry Dawkins To Associate Head CoachUniversity of Minnesota women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings announced Tuesday that Nikita Lowry Dawkins was promoted to be the team's associate head coach. Dawkins, a 24-year coaching veteran, was an assistant under Stollings for the Gophers last year and has coached with her since 2010.
Gail Striegler Added To Gopher Women's Basketball StaffUniversity of Minnesota women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings announced Monday the addition of Gail Striegler to the Gophers coaching staff. Striegler is a 25-year coaching veteran who most recently was the head coach for seven years at Long Island University in Brooklyn.
Gopher Women's Hoops Gets Duke In ACC/Big Ten ChallengeThe University of Minnesota women's basketball team will travel to North Carolina and face Duke this year for its game in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The league announced the match-ups Wednesday.
Gophers Women Sign Pair Of Junior College TransfersThe Minnesota women's basketball team has added two junior college players, to help fill the void left by star Amanda Zahui B's early departure for the WNBA. Gophers coach Marlene Stollings announced Thursday the signing of forward Kynadi Johnson and center Karley Barnes to national letters of intent.
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.
Shae Kelley Making The Most Of Only Season At MinnesotaThe recruiting standard has been set high by new coach Marlene Stollings and her staff at Minnesota. The one-player class of senior forward Shae Kelley has flourished.
No. 23 Minnesota Sneaks Past Indiana 65-61Carile Wagner's jumper with 37 seconds left lifted No. 23 Minnesota over Indiana 65-61 on Sunday. Wagner's 3 with 1:18 left in the game gave Minnesota a 60-59 lead.
Despite Loss To Maryland, Gophers Progressing Under StollingsThe Gophers women's basketball team played its first game as a ranked team since 2006 on Sunday afternoon, and it was a big game at that, with Maryland coming in ranked No. 12 and coming off a Final Four run a year ago.