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Mikayla Bailey
Mikayla  Bailey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maple Grove, Minn.

High School:
Osseo HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
G

Experience:
3 Letters


01/20/2016

Gophers Win Shootout With No. 20 Wildcats

Rachel Banham scored 32 points as the Gophers won by a final score of 95-92

12/23/2015

Gophers Top Fighting Hawks 57-47

Minnesota has one remaining non-conference game before opening Big Ten play.

12/16/2015

Banham Scores 22 in Loss to New Mexico

Rachel Banham led Minnesota with 22 points in its first home loss of the season.

12/12/2015

Gophers Start Third on 17-0 Run in Win

Rachel Banham scored over 20 points for the eighth straight game and led the Gophers against Memphis.

11/24/2015

Gophers Look Inside in Win at Kent State

Minnesota scored 22 points in the paint in the fourth quarter to come away with an 85-73 road win.

03/03/2014

Minnesota Beats Ohio State

Minnesota wrapped up the regular season with a 17 point win over Ohio State.

12/28/2015

Gophers vs Highlanders

Women's Basketball vs NJIT

03/20/2015

Minnesota vs. DePaul (USATSI)

Gophers Fall to DePaul in NCAA First Round, 79-72

03/23/2014

Gophers vs. SMU - WNIT Second Round

The Gophers defeated SMU, 77-70, in the second round of the WNIT.

01/12/2014

Gophers vs Wildcats

Women's basketball

01/24/2013

Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Bailey's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Career Honors and Awards

2015
• Academic All-Big Ten

2014
• Academic All-Big Ten

2013
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/19)

2014-15 • Junior Season:
Played in 33 games and started 31, including five games playing 40-plus minutes • made a team-high 65 3-point field goals to check in at eighth in the Gophers’ season record book • notched three or more 3-pointers in 12 games • averaged 34.3 minutes, 6.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game • scored 15 points at Memphis, including 4-for-8 shooting beyond the arc (11/23) • notched a season-high five assists vs. Southern (11/25) • tallied 11 points and seven rebounds against both Liberty (12/20) and Central Michigan (12/21) • reached the 200-point and 100-rebound marks vs. Liberty • posted her second career double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds at Ohio State (1/15) • scored 12 points with four 3-pointers vs. Purdue (1/22) • matched career highs and set season highs with 17 points and five 3-pointers vs. Penn State, adding six rebounds and three assists (1/28) • scored her 300th career point at Illinois (2/5) • shot 3-for-4 from 3-point range and scored 11 points at Penn State (2/15) • had 10 points, five rebounds and four assists vs. Iowa (2/17) • played all 50 minutes in a double-overtime win vs. Michigan, making three 3-pointers and grabbing five rebounds (2/21) • pulled down 10 rebounds vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament (3/6).

2013-14 • Sophomore Season:
Played in 23 games for the Gophers with 11 starts • named Academic All-Big Ten • averaged 3.1 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.6 steals in an average of 17.0 minutes per game • led the Gophers with a .500 (14-28) 3-point field goal percentage • ranked third on the team with 14 3-pointers and fifth with 42 assists • played in the first two games of the season before missing 11 games with illness (11/16-22) • made her first appearance since Nov. 11 vs. Oakland, scoring three points in three minutes of play • made her first start of the season at No. 13/13 Penn State (1/26) • after entering the starting lineup at Northwestern (2/15), she averaged 2.9 assists per game • posted her first-career double-double vs. SMU (3/23) with 11 points and 11 rebounds • became the first Gopher since 2010 to dish out 10 assists in a single game at Northwestern (2/15) • her 38 minutes in the start at Northwestern were a career-high • had a career game at Michigan (2/1), posting career-highs with 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting and four 3-point field goals • scored seven points in the win over Northwestern (1/12)

2012-13 • Freshman Season:
Played in 24 games for the Gophers with seven starts • averaged 2.6 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 317 minutes of action • ranked third on the team in 3-point field goal percentage (.357) and fourth in 3-point field goals made (10) • missed six games due to illness• named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Nov. 19 • connected on her first collegiate field goal in the season-opener vs. Washington State (11/10) • dished out a season-high four assists vs. Ohio (11/17)• scored a career-high 12 points vs. Maine (11/18) • pulled down a career-high six rebounds vs. Missouri (11/24) at the Cancun Challenge.

High School:
2012 graduate of Osseo High School • earned four athletic letters in basketball • 2012 Minnesota Miss Basketball candidate • led her team to the Class AAAA State Championship Game in her senior campaign • averaged 10.0 points and 2.3 assists per game in the state tournament on her way to being named to the Minnesota State High School League's All-Tournament Team • 2012 Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention selection • 2012 All-Pioneer Press Honorable Mention • three-time all-conference selection • participated in the 2012 Minnesota Girls High School All-Star Series • 2012 recipient of Osseo High School's Athena Award, given to the school's most outstanding female athlete • named her team's Best Defensive Player three-straight seasons • was named the MVP of the 2009 AAU Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. • voted onto the all-tournament team at the Hopkins Holiday Classic as a sophomore • named the Player of the Game at the Breakdown Tip Off Classic during her junior campaign • played for head coach Joey Waters at Osseo High School • also played for Bill Larson's North Tartan Nike Elite AAU, coached by Gerard Coury • was also a member of the varisty soccer team beginning in eighth grade • named her team's Rookie of the Year as an eighth grader • twice named to the all-conference team • named team captain in both basketball and soccer two-straight years • also lettered in track and field • earned the True Team Award as part of the 4x4 relay team.

Personal:
Born April 29, 1994 • daughter of Tim and Peg Bailey • has one brother, John • majoring in kinesiology.

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Banham Gets Tweet from Kobe, USBWA Award

2/9/2016

The senior guard earned the USBWA's Player of the Week honor, as well as recognition from her favorite basketball player.

Banham Record Reaction

2/8/2016

Her 60-point performance has drawn attention from all over the country. Banham and the Gophers take on Nebraska at home this Thursday.

Banham Ties NCAA Record in 2OT Win

2/7/2016

Rachel Banham's 60 points shattered the Big Ten record and lifted Minnesota to a 112-106 win at Northwestern

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