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Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

No. 9 Maryland overwhelms shorthanded Gophers women’s basketball

Tony Liebert
February 20, 2021
The nation’s highest-scoring offense topped its season average in a dominant showing to take down the Gophers.
Gophers center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Gophers’ first half lead turns into double-digit loss

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
February 18, 2021
Despite strong performances from Minnesota’s guards, the Gophers weren’t able to pick up their first road win despite another halftime lead.
Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Rutgers’ stifling defense too much for Gophers women’s basketball

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
February 18, 2021
A truly dominant performance from Rutgers’ talented trio of Diamond Johnson, Arella Guirantes and Tekia Mack was too much for Minnesota to handle.
Guard Marcus Carr shoots at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Minnesota Golden Gophers won against Green Bay Phoenix 99-69.

Late push not enough for Gophers men’s basketball in loss to Maryland

AJ Condon
February 15, 2021
The Gophers are now 0-7 on the road and have lost six of those by double digits, including Sunday night’s loss to the Terrapins.
The Gophers Women's Basketball Team plays their second consecutive Play4Kay game with pink uniforms in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 14.  The Gophers beat the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63.

Gophers women’s basketball completes season sweep of Wisconsin

Tony Liebert
February 15, 2021
Minnesota came out on top of a hard-fought game that saw 32 total fouls and 34 total turnovers.
Guard Gabe Kalscheur brings the ball up the court at Williams Arena on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

Gophers get hot late, upset No. 24 Purdue

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
February 12, 2021
It wasn’t a conventional way for Minnesota to come back, but the threes were falling late to push the Gophers men’s basketball to a win.
Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Gophers women’s basketball limps to finish line over Illinois

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
February 11, 2021
Twenty points in the second half from Sara Scalia helped Minnesota overcome a disappointing play in the latter period.
Guard Marcus Carr shoots through the opponents at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Gophers top Nebraska, back in win column

AJ Condon
February 9, 2021
It wasn’t pretty by any means, but the Gophers break out of losing skid with a 75-57 win over the Cornhuskers.
Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers women’s basketball struggles against No. 11 Ohio State

Tony Liebert
February 9, 2021
Double-digit turnovers put the Gophers in a hole they could not climb out of.
Guard Gabe Kalscheur brings the ball up the court at Williams Arena on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

Kalscheur shines on defense, declines on offense

AJ Condon
February 7, 2021
Kalscheur saw the effect of the sophomore slump on offense and is seeing it continue into his junior season.