Gopher Women Win, Men Play Tuesday 04 Mar 13

The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team closed out the regular season with a 59-53 road win at Indiana yesterday. The Golden Gophers received a double-double from Micaella Riche [[ muh-KAY-luh ruh-SHAY ]], who poured in 17 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds. Sophomore star Rachel Banham of Lakeville had 15 points and six assists in the win. Minnesota is now 18-and-12 overall and 7-and-9 in the Big Ten. The Gophers play Ohio State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago on Thursday.

The Golden Gopher men’s basketball team is at Nebraska on Wednesday night. Minnesota is shooting for its third straight win after home victories over Indiana and Penn State this past week. The Gophers have not won a road game since a victory at Illinois on January 9th. Wednesday’s game tips off at 8 p.m. The Gophers are 20-and-9 overall and 8-and-8 in the Big Ten.