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Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

Minnesota Gophers return in “tremendous condition, phenomenal shape” and ready to leave a legacy according to Whalen

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are approaching the 2020-21 season as a fresh start.  And no one is looking more for this than third-year head coach Lindsay Whalen. Whalen’s second year at the helm virtually hit the skids shortly after Big…

Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey

Minnesota Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen’s jersey

The Minnesota Lynx announced that the franchise will retire the jersey of former star guard Lindsay Whalen this summer. Her No. 13 jersey will be the first retired by the franchise. The ceremony to hang the jersey is set for…

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years; Whalen confident about team’s offensive efficiency

Undefeated Minnesota heads into Big Ten play with the best start in 15 years The Gophers are No. 12 in this week’s Sport Tours/Hoopfeed Poll MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s 11-0 start to the 2018-19 season is the best since 2003-04 (15-0)…

Minnesota continues early season success, tops San Diego to move to 3-0

Minnesota continues early season success, tops San Diego to move to 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota (3-0) continued its early season success as the Gophers topped San Diego (1-2) 53-48 Saturday night at Williams Arena. However, it was not easy going for the home team. The Toreros night took a seven-point lead, the…

With a record  crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

With a record crowd watching, Minnesota routs New Hampshire 70-47 under new coach Lindsay Whalen

Photos: © Onika Craven. Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater MINNEAPOLIS – Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer is one win away from being the sixth-ever college…

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

Q&A with Lindsay Whalen: The former WNBA star is ready for her coaching era to begin at alma mater

New Hampshire at Minnesota 9 PM ET/8 PM CT Series: Teams have never met TV: BTN Plus || Radio 96.7 KFAN Plus Minnesota picked third by Big Ten media members in preseason rankings. Gophers projected starters: No. 3 Destiny Pitts,…

Videos: University of Minnesota introduces Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Videos: University of Minnesota introduces Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Story: University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach One on One with Lindsay Whalen Team Reveal: Lindsay Whalen Meets the Gophers

University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach

University of Minnesota hires Lindsay Whalen as head coach

Whalen becomes head coach of her alma mater Just a few days after the University of Minnesota announced that Marlene Stollings resigned to take the head coaching job at Texas Tech, the Gophers revealed that alumna and WNBA Minnesota Lynx…

Matchups for the 2017 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge announced

The Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge will take place for the 11th consecutive season over  two days in late November, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 29. The annual challenge is scheduled to continue through the 2020-21 season. The ACC won last year’s Challenge title 9-5 after…

Big Ten announces postseason honors

Rachel Banham of @GopherWBB named 2016 #B1GWBBall Player of the Year by media & coaches. pic.twitter.com/mQn6ynz3oJ — Big Ten Women's Basketball (@B1Gwbball) February 29, 2016 The Big Ten Conference unveiled the women’s basketball All-Conference teams and individual award winners. Minnesota’s…

Dishin & Swishin 2/11/16 Podcast: It was a good week to be Rachel Banham!

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict(Android). So how was your last week? If you are Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham, it…

ACC and BIG TEN tie in Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge

From the ACC: For the second consecutive year and third time in Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge history, the two storied conferences played to a tie in the 2015 Challenge. The ACC and the Big Ten each won seven Challenge…

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

Dishin & Swishin 11/12/15 Podcast: UConn or the field? The Roundtable looks at the NCAA season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). This weekend the NCAA women’s basketball season tips off. So Dishin & Swishin asks you, if you had…

Dishin & Swishin 4/30/15 Podcast: Tulsa looks to Shock the Western Conference in 2015

Dishin & Swishin 4/30/15 Podcast: Tulsa looks to Shock the Western Conference in 2015

[display_podcast] Women’s basketball is in a period of calm after the NCAA tournament and before WNBA team camps begin. So this seemed like a good time to celebrate the euphoria of draft day one more time, but we will do…

Getting to the know the WNBA draftees: Q&A with Jewell Loyd

Getting to the know the WNBA draftees: Q&A with Jewell Loyd

You and Amanda, one-two in the draft, this is a rare year in the WNBA draft, two underclassmen going into the draft and then being the top two. It’s what was best for me.  For her, maybe it’s the best…

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

[display_podcast] College prospects invited to attend the draftApril 16 7 p.m. ET Draft first round Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. ESPN2/WatchESPN 8 p.m. ET Second and third rounds ESPN3/WatchESPN On Thursday night the pro basketball destiny of 36 young women…

Minnesota redshirt sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. to enter WNBA draft

Release from Minnesota: University of Minnesota redshirt sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. announced Monday that she plans to enter the WNBA Draft and forego her final two years of collegiate eligibility. Zahui, a first-team All-America selection and Big Ten Player…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

[display_podcast] If today’s first round of the women’s tournament goes anything like the men’s games yesterday, it will be crazy! Yesterday, in part one of the Dishin & Swishin Roundtable, three of the four regions were discussed. Today, we talk…

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

[display_podcast] It is finally time for the Big Dance and that means it is time for Dishin & Swishin to convene its annual pre-NCAA tournament roundtable! We have an outstanding panel today, with a slight twist. Not only is there…

Infographic: Where does Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B.’s single-game rebounding record stand?

Tuesday night before a game against No. 13 Iowa, Minnesota sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. received accolades for setting a new program blocks record. During the game she surpassed the 1,000 career-point mark and set a new Big Ten record…

Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham to return to Gophers in 2015-16

From Minnesota: University of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham today announced that she will return to the Golden Gopher women’s basketball program next season after being awarded a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA. Banham, who tore her anterior cruciate…

Minnesota’s top scorer Rachel Banham tears ACL, will miss rest of season

Minnesota’s leading scorer, senior guard Rachel Banham, will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season after suffering a torn ACL in her right knee Wednesday night in the first half of the Gophers’ victory at North Dakota the program announced…