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Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Sara Scalia’s resurgence helping Gophers women’s basketball get better every day

Tony Liebert
February 7, 2021
The sophomore guard has strung together a terrific streak of scoring performances, helping the Gophers win three of their last four games.
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’ road struggles show in loss to Rutgers

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
February 5, 2021
A slow start on the road wasn’t abnormal, and neither was the loss, however Minnesota kept the game close up until the buzzer.
Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Iowa’s fast-paced offense too much for Gophers women’s basketball to overcome

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
January 31, 2021
The Hawkeyes put on a dominant passing display, recording an assist on 77% of their made field goals.
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

Gophers men’s basketball continues to struggle on road after another double-digit loss

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
January 30, 2021
The Gophers are still waiting on their first road win of the season, losing to Purdue 62-81.
Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Gophers basketball dominate at home, struggle on the road

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
January 29, 2021
Minnesota has shown they are a team with two personalities this year and will need to figure out how to win on the road.
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 survives late comeback in third consecutive win

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
January 28, 2021
A career-high 30 points from Sara Scalia helped Minnesota notch its third consecutive victory.
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 baskeball starts to find rhythm with win over Penn State

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
January 25, 2021
An all-around performance from the Gophers resulted in their second consecutive Big Ten victory.
Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Gophers men’s basketball drops first home game without a fight

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
January 23, 2021
The Gophers appeared to be half awake when the game started and failed to shoot their way back into the game.
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.

Robbins’ successful transition into Big Ten play

AJ Condon
January 23, 2021
Liam Robbins has earned two Big Ten Player of the week awards and one Naismith Trophy Player of the week award.
Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.

Fast-paced offense and struggling defense, Gophers women’s basketball by the numbers

Tony Liebert
January 23, 2021
Lindsay Whalen’s high pace offensive style has presented the Gophers with significant results on both ends of the floor.