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Gophers survive scare in season opener from Eastern Illinois

Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.
Tony Liebert
December 2, 2020
Sophomore guard Sara Scalia, five-star freshman Alexia Smith, transfer post player Laura Bagwell-Katalinich, and freshman guard Caroline Strande were all on the bench for Wednesday’s season opener.

Carr dominates early for Gophers

Guard Marcus Carr shoots through the opponents at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
AJ Condon
December 2, 2020
Marcus Carr picked up right where he left off last season and has been leading the Gophers to an early 3-0 start.

Gophers ride Carr again in win

Gophers Guard Marcus Carr dribbles the ball up the court at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. The Gophers went into the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.
AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 30, 2020
In an unusual back-to-back against LMU, Marcus Carr hit a go-ahead three pointer as Minnesota swept the Lions and improved to 3-0.

Women’s basketball face roster uncertainty ahead of season opener

Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.
Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
November 30, 2020
Gophers women’s basketball will be missing multiple student-athletes for its season-opening game against Eastern Illinois on Wednesday.

Bagwell Katalinich and Mershon set to contribute in different ways for Gophers this season

Forward Destiny Pitts looks to pass the ball through a defender at Williams Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Gophers fell to Missouri State 69-77.
Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
November 30, 2020
Transfer students Laura Bagwell Katalinich and Kayla Mershon will begin their first season with the Gophers’ program.

Carr leads Gophers to second straight win

Guard Marcus Carr shoots through the opponents at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 28, 2020
Marcus Carr scored a game-leading 28 points with 22 coming in the first half to boost Gophers over the Lions.

Gophers win season opener over Green Bay

Center Daniel Oturu leaps to block an opponent at Williams Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Gophers went on to defeat Cleveland State 85-50.
AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 25, 2020
Marcus Carr dominated his season debut and led the Gophers with 35 points in their season opening win.

Gophers’ women’s basketball set to begin 2020-21 season

Forward Destiny Pitts looks to pass the ball through a defender at Williams Arena on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Gophers fell to Missouri State 69-77.
Tony Liebert
November 25, 2020
With just a few days before the 2020 season officially tips off, the Gophers’ have finally released their schedule for their upcoming campaign.

Gophers’ hoops opens up against Green Bay

Gophers Head Coach Richard Pitino looks on from the sidelines during a free throw attempt at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The Gophers entered the second half with a 47-31 lead over the Maryland Terrapins.
AJ Condon
November 20, 2020
After a long wait, the Gophers’ opening day game has been set. Just like much of the season, the time is still uncertain.

Carr named to Naismith watch list

Gophers Guard Marcus Carr prepares to inbound the ball at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 15.  Minnesota defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 75-69
AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
November 19, 2020
Carr adds to his preseason accolades.