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February 04, 2019 - 5:29 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts both scored nine fourth-quarter points to help the Gopher women's basketball hold off No. 17 Rutgers, the Big Ten leader, 60-46 on Sunday at Williams Arena. Bell finished with 19 points, nine at the free-throw line, Pitts had 14, Brunson 13 and...
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February 01, 2019 - 6:23 am
Destiny Pitts scored the Gophers' final seven points of the game, on her way to 19 points, helping Minnesota beat Northwestern 61-54 to stop a three-game losing streak. It was the third straight game that Pitts has scored exactly 19 points for the Gophers, who also got 17 points from Kenisha Bell...
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Sloane Martin
January 31, 2019 - 6:58 am
On the state's coldest day in a generation, the University of Minnesota men's basketball team defeated the University of Illinois 86-75 Wednesday night. Amir Coffey led five double-digit scorers with 18 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Senior forward Jordan Murphy, who owns the program record for...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
Entercom
January 29, 2019 - 5:18 am
Ohio State scored 16 straight points early in the fourth quarter to take the lead for good in the Buckeyes' 65-55 win over the Gopher women's basketball team Monday at Williams Arena. "In the fourth it got away from us which was disappointing," said Gopher head coach Lindsay Whalen. Taiya Bello's...
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Amir Coffey is pretty happy
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January 28, 2019 - 5:35 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - From the perimeter to the post and back out again, Minnesota sliced up Iowa's defense by zipping the ball all over the court. As the Hawkeyes reached the midpoint of their Big Ten schedule, the Gophers provided another reminder that there aren't any breaks in the conference slate...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
Entercom
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January 25, 2019 - 5:19 am
The Gopher women's basketball team lost for the sixth time in seven games, shooting just over 31 percent in the second half and falling to Purdue 64-53 Thursday at Williams Arena. The Gophers (13-6, 2-6 Big Ten) led by a point at halftime before the Boilermakers took control of the game with a 13-3...
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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
Entercom
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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