Mikayla Bailey
Mikayla  Bailey


Maple Grove, Minn.

High School:
Osseo HS



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Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.


Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.


Gophers Win Shootout With No. 20 Wildcats

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


Gophers Top Fighting Hawks 57-47

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


Banham Scores 22 in Loss to New Mexico

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


Minnesota Beats Ohio State

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


Gophers vs Highlanders

Women's Basketball vs NJIT


Minnesota vs. DePaul (USATSI)

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


Gophers vs. SMU - WNIT Second Round

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


Gophers vs Wildcats

Women's basketball


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

• Academic All-Big Ten
• Hustle Award (from team)
• For the Love of the Game Award (from the Fast Break Club)

• Academic All-Big Ten

• Academic All-Big Ten

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

2015-16 • Senior Season:
Played in every game, making 31 starts • named Academic All-Big Ten  received the team's Hustle Award and Fast Break Club's For the Love of the Game Award • averaged 7.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game • sixth all-time in program history for 3-pointers • set new career highs in scoring average, points, field goals and steals • tied career high with four blocks in the season • had eight games with double-digit points • ranked 15th in Big Ten in 3-pointers made  led team in scoring twice, and in assists three times  earned Big Ten Co-player of the Week honor (11/16) • recorded third career double-double with career highs in points (26) rebounds (13) and 3-pointers (6) in season opener against Wofford (11/13) • tied a career high with three steals against UW-Milwaukee (3/16)  passed career-500 point mark against Penn State (1/3) • made 3-pointer with under 30 seconds to play and grabbed final offensive rebound to seal win against Indiana (1/17)  had second game of the season with six 3-pointers and scored 22 points against Stetson (11/27)  made 100th career 3-pointer and scored 400th career point against Kent State (11/24)

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.

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


Meet Assistant Coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis

Meet Assistant Coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis

6/20/2018 - W. Basketball

New Gopher women's basketball assistant coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis sits down with Corbu Stathes from the Gopher Radio Network.

First Look: Summer Basketball Practice

First Look: Summer Basketball Practice

6/13/2018 - W. Basketball

Get your first look at the Golden Gophers as they held their first practice of the summer with their new coaching staff.

Gophers to Host Syracuse in ACC/B1G Challenge

Gophers to Host Syracuse in ACC/B1G Challenge

6/11/2018 - W. Basketball

Minnesota will welcome the Syracuse Orange to Williams Arena on Nov. 29 in the first ever meeting between the schools

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