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June 09, 2019 - 7:34 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen. Gray capped her string of eight-straight points in the...
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Coach and player, and retired number
Entercom
April 19, 2019 - 6:08 am
Not many athletes get their number retired. For Lindsay Whalen, Minnesota's most famous women's basketball player, this year marks the third time a team has hung her number from the rafters. The Lynx will have a jersey retirement ceremony before their game on June 8 against the Los Angeles Sparks...
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March 04, 2019 - 5:31 am
They've reached 20 wins. But that's not enough for the University of Minnesota women's basketball team and head coach Lindsay Whalen, in more ways than one. Destiny Pitts scored 26 points and Kaniesha Bell added 23 to lead the Gophers to an 82-63 win over Michigan State in their final regular...
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Lindsay Whalen at the mic
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February 22, 2019 - 5:00 am
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The Gophers were in command all night, leading No. 8 Maryland by as many as 16 points in the second half and seven points in the final minute. But the Terrapins never gave up, with Kaila Charles making a buzzer-beating layup for Maryland's only lead in a 71-69 victory over...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
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February 18, 2019 - 5:28 am
Make it six wins in a row for the Gopher women's basketball team, who drilled Penn State 97-67 Sunday at Williams Area and continued a late-season push for a high seed in the Big Ten tournament. All five starters reached double figures for the Gophers, led by Destiny Pitts' 22 points and 17 each...
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February 15, 2019 - 5:22 am
The Gopher women's basketball team won its fifth straight game Thursday night, holding Purdue to two points in the fourth quarter and pulling away for a 65-45 win in West Lafayette, Ind. Destiny Pitts scored 27 points, all but four in the second half, while Kenisha Bell added 17 points and nine...
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February 11, 2019 - 5:10 am
The Gophers staged a late rally to force overtime, then scored the first nine points of the extra session and held on to beat Northwestern 73-64 on Sunday at Williams Arena. It was the fourth straight win for the Gophers under first-year coach Lindsay Whalen in a game that saw Northwestern fight...
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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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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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