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January 21, 2019 - 7:20 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Sam Haiby had 16 points off the bench and Hannah Whitish scored 10 of her 12 in the fourth quarter to help Nebraska rally and beat No. 23 Minnesota 63-57 Sunday night. Whitish sandwiched a pair of 3-pointers around two free throws by Minnesota's Kenisha Bell before Taylor...
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Gopher forward Jordan Murphy with the dunk
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January 20, 2019 - 7:48 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After a sluggish start, Jordan Murphy cleared his head and put his team on his back, and the Golden Gophers narrowly avoided a second straight bad loss. Murphy scored 19 points and tied a career high with 21 rebounds as the Gophers rallied past Penn State 65-64 on Saturday night...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
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January 15, 2019 - 4:04 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Megan Gustafson had 34 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for her nation-leading 15th double-double of the season and No. 22 Iowa beat No. 23 Minnesota 81-63 on Monday night. Kenisha Bell scored 22 points for Minnesota (12-4, 1-4), which has lost four straight under first-year...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
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January 07, 2019 - 5:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brandi Beasley scored 18 points and Illinois closed the game with an 11-2 run to rally for a 66-62 upset over No. 12 Minnesota on Sunday. The Illini (9-5, 1-2 Big Ten) ended a three-game losing streak by erasing a 17-point third-quarter deficit. In the fourth quarter, Illinois...
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Gophers Eric Curry and Jordan Murphy
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January 04, 2019 - 4:24 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Minnesota coach Richard Pitino dared No. 22 Wisconsin to beat the Golden Gophers from the 3-point arc and the free throw line. The Badgers weren't up to the challenge. Amir Coffey scored 21 points and Minnesota put Wisconsin in an early hole before holding off a furious rally...
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January 01, 2019 - 4:36 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Hallie Thome and Amy Dilk scored 14 points apiece, Deja Church added 13 and Michigan handed No. 12 Minnesota and first-year coach Lindsay Whalen their first loss of the season 76-60 on Monday. The Wolverines (10-4, 1-1 Big Ten) took control with a 14-0 run to end the second...
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Richard Pitino of the Gophers
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December 31, 2018 - 4:49 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Having four players in double figures and the return of a key player Sunday was a nice way for Minnesota to get ready for the resumption of Big Ten play. Daniel Oturu recorded his fourth straight double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Gophers past Mount St. Mary...
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December 29, 2018 - 7:46 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kenisha Bell had 17 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season, Annalese Lamke scored 20 points and No. 12 Minnesota opened Big Ten Conference play with a 74-56 win over Wisconsin on Friday night. A crowd of 7,918, the second-largest of the season, watched...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
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December 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kenisha Bell scored 28 points with nine assists, seven rebounds and two steals, Taiye Bello had a double-double and No. 13 Minnesota finished the nonconference season unbeaten with a 91-71 win over Rhode Island on Saturday in front of a home crowd of 5,224. The Gophers remain...
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Gopher coach Richard Pitino
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December 22, 2018 - 7:17 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Each time North Carolina A&T looked as if it was going to give Minnesota trouble, the Gophers turned to their standout senior Jordan Murphy and highly touted freshman Daniel Oturu. Murphy and Oturu controlled the inside, and Minnesota took control against the Aggies. Murphy...
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