Recent content from Kent Youngblood
Forward Kyle Anderson spent some anxious moments during the offseason wondering if the injury was career-ending, but surgery was successful and he was able to play for China in the World Cup.
The first official practice for Gophers women's basketball got underway this week, with the team building on bonds established during a summer trip to Europe.
Two of the team's three highest paid players will be back; the other is unhappy and headed out of town. Here's a player-by-player look at the current roster from basketball writer Kent Youngblood.
Napheesa Collier had a career night, but her Lynx teammates didn't provide enough in the 90-75 loss to the Sun in the deciding Game 3 of the first-round playoff series.
Kennedy Klick had a standout prep career at DeLaSalle and Maple Grove and had a chance to be the Gophers' backup point guard this season.
For the sixth-seeded Lynx to upset Connecticut, they'll need to repeat the formula that brought them a surprising victory on the road in Sunday's Game 2.
The Lynx became the first team in league history to lose a game by at least 30 points and win the next game of its playoff series. Will playing Game 3 at Target Center spark a series win that looked improbable?
Napheesa Collier battled through an injury that sent her to the locker room and Kayla McBride hit six three-pointers as the Lynx stormed back from a 30-point loss to Connecticut in the series opener.
The Lynx flipped the script in a big way from Game 1.
The Sun dominated Game 1, and can advance with a victory at their home arena. "We are going to play better," Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve declared.