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When Lindsay Whalen was named women's basketball coach at the U, she promised to do what her predecessor, Marlene Stollings, wouldn't: Keep Minnesota's best prep players from leaving the state
Mallory Heyer, a junior power forward considered a top-three recruit in her 2022 class, announced on Twitter she will attend the U.
As the Gophers prepare to face Michigan on Saturday in a season opener delayed by COVID-19, this 104th installment of the rivalry offers a chance to look back to another time college football faced a pandemic.
The Lynx will have to improve to keep pace with a league that — with several star players expected to return — might be the deepest in its history next season.
Jasmine Powell and Sara Scalia worked hard in the offseason to improve upon standout freshman seasons.
Last year's promising start was waylaid by internal strife, including the suspension and transfer of star Destiny Pitts. This season is bringing a different kind of uncertainty.
A 24-2 first-quarter run by the Seattle Storm put them in control of Game 3 vs. the Lynx, and they never gave that up to win by 21 points and send the Lynx home.
Game 3 is Sunday afternoon, when the Lynx will begin trying to do what no other league team has ever done: come back. WNBA teams are 0-13 in five-game series when falling behind 0-2.
A 14-0 finish to the first half by Seattle — which came with Napheesa Collier on the bench with three fouls — put the Storm well ahead at halftime. Collier didn't like the calls.
Underdogs against Seattle, the Lynx are eager to prove they aren't just happy to be in the WNBA semifinals.