Lindsay Whalen

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April 17, 2019 - 3:13 pm
As a kid growing up in Hutchinson, Minnesota, Lindsay Whalen never figured she'd play professional basketball. Until she was 14, the WNBA didn't even exist. She just wanted to be a Gopher. "There was no WNBA. You hoped to get your four-year scholarship and that was it," Whalen told The Ringer lasts...
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February 05, 2019 - 2:38 pm
In a letter written on the playerstribune.com, Lynx All-Star Maya Moore announced she will not play professional basketball in 2019. Moore says, "My focus in 2019 will not be on professional basketball, but will instead be on the people in my family, as well as on investing my time in some ministry...
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Sloane Martin
January 18, 2019 - 6:35 am
The No. 23 University of Minnesota women's basketball team's four-game Big Ten losing streak is over after a 78-50 blowout win over the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison Thursday. The Gophers' (13-4, 2-4) two conference wins have come against the border rivals, who've they've defeated 13 straight times...
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August 22, 2018 - 6:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP/WCCO) — Chelsea Gray scored 26 points, helping the Los Angeles Sparks beat the defending champion Minnesota Lynx 75-68 on Tuesday night to advance to the second round of the WNBA playoffs in Hutchinson native Lindsay Whalen's final game as a player. It was the fourth straight year...
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April 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
To a crowd of fans and reporters at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota, former Gopher, and current WNBA star Lindsay Whalen was introduced as the new head coach of the women’s basketball team. “I always figured at some point in my life this might happen and it’s happening...
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Lindsay Whalen and Pam Boron following the Gophers defeat of Duke in the Midwest Regional Final.
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April 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Lindsay Whalen’s return to the University of Minnesota to become head coach of the Gopher women's basketball team has drawn national headlines and statewide praise for a Minnesota native and local sports icon. The news was particularly meaningful for former Gopher women’s coach Pam Borton, who...
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April 12, 2018 - 4:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Gophers fans wondered if Lindsay Whalen might retire from the WNBA when the head coaching job suddenly opened up at the school where she remains a star. Turns out Whalen had another idea: Why not do both? Whalen was named Thursday to take over the program she led to the...
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