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Parker Fox, courtesy of Gopher Athletics.

UMN announces programs to benefit student athletes

by Gillian Haveman
Published April 29, 2022
The University will begin compensating student athletes for good grades and assisting students with name, image and likeness endorsements started in fall 2022.
Lindsay Whalen fields questions during a press conference at Williams Arena after her recent appointment to head coach on Friday, April 13, 2018 .

Gophers women’s basketball adds Arkansas transfer Destinee Oberg from portal

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published April 18, 2022
After six Gophers players entered the transfer portal, they have added their first, forward Destinee Oberg.
Minnesota guard Alexia Smith dribbles the ball through her leg in a game against the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, Jan. 30 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn. The Gophers won that game 57-55.

Looking ahead: Gophers women’s basketball offseason preview

by Tony Liebert
Published April 2, 2022
After a tumultuous 2021-22 campaign, Minnesota finished with a 15-18 record following a second-round exit from the WNIT.
Minnesota guard Alexia Smith dribbles the ball through her leg in a game against the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, Jan. 30 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn. The Gophers won that game 57-55.

Alexia Smith becomes sixth from Gophers women’s basketball to enter transfer portal

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published April 1, 2022
Sophomore guard Alexia Smith is the sixth Minnesota player this year to enter their name into the NCAA transfer portal.
Lindsay Whalen fields questions during a press conference at Williams Arena after her recent appointment to head coach on Friday, April 13, 2018 .

Minnesota legend Lindsay Whalen to be inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published April 1, 2022
After a long career in the WNBA and a transition into coaching, Lindsay Whalen will be recognized as a Hall-of-Famer. 
Guard Sara Scalia dribbles the ball in a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn. on Jan. 30, 2022.

Gophers leading scorer Sara Scalia marks fifth to enter transfer portal

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 31, 2022
Junior Minnesota guard Sara Scalia announced Thursday that she plans to enter the NCAA transfer portal.
Kadi Sissoko (Courtesy of University of Minnesota Athletics)

Sissoko becomes third from Gophers women’s basketball to enter transfer portal

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 22, 2022
Redshirt junior Kadi Sissoko announced that she will be entering her name in the transfer portal Tuesday afternoon.
Guard Alexia Smith dribbles the ball in a game against the University of Illinois on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.

Gophers women’s basketball knocked out in second round of WNIT

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 20, 2022
After a first-round victory against Green Bay, Minnesota fell to South Dakota State in round number two.
Guard Gadiva Hubbard squares up on defense at Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 2. The Gophers won in overtime 73-71.

Gophers women accept postseason invite to Women’s National Invitation Tournament

Published March 14, 2022
After a second-round exit from the Big Ten Tournament, Minnesota’s 2021-22 season will be extended into the postseason tournament.
Coach Lindsay Whalen prepares to blow the whistle during Gopher womens basketballs annual exhibition versus the mens scout team on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at Williams Arena.

Gophers extend Lindsay Whalen one season through 2024-25

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 4, 2022
Pending Board of Regents approval, Whalen will now be under contract through 2024-25.