Bell leads all scorers with 21 points and hits her fourth double-double of the season in Sunday's game.
Pitts and Bello both notch double-doubles en-route to a 25-point win over Wisconsin.
Destiny Pitts and Carlie Wagner each scored 22 points as the team tied the game late in the fourth.
Trio of Gophers scored double digits in the Gophers 78-50 win over the Illini.
Kenisha Bell scored 17 points and Carlie Wagner added 15 for the Gophers (4-3).
Get to know Gopher freshman guard Carlie Wagner.
Minnesota vs. Ohio State (USATSI) Women's Basketball
Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI) Women's Basketball
Dec. 11, 2016
Women's Basketball vs NJIT
Gophers Fall to DePaul in NCAA First Round, 79-72
2016 and 2017 All-Big Ten Second Team honoree • 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team selection • 2016 and 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection • two-time Academic All-Big Ten • 2015 Big Ten All-Freshman Team honoree • enters her senior year eighth on Minnesota's all-time scoring list with 1,597 points • seventh in career scoring average with 16.6 points per game • fourth in career 3-pointers (205) and games scoring in double figures (83).
2016-17 • Junior Season:
Named to All-Big Ten Second Team for the second consecutive year • became the Gophers’ first CoSIDA Academic All-American in 11 years, making the Third Team • named CoSIDA Academic All-District and Academic All-Big Ten for the second straight year • voted team MVP • made the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll twice (11/21, 1/16) • averaged 19.1 points (seventh in the Big Ten), 5.2 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game and started all 31 games • scored 593 points to rank 10th all-time for a Gopher in a single season • hit 82 3-pointers, the third most in a single-season in Minnesota history (trailing only two Rachel Banham totals) • fourth in the Big Ten with 2.6 3-pointers per game • had 15 games with at least 20 points, including three with 30-plus • set career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers at Michigan (1/15) • shot .650 from the floor and .778 from 3-point range in that game, and became only the second Gopher since 2002 to reach the 38-point mark • also scored 31 points against Detroit Mercy (12/3) and Ohio State (1/26) • scored 28 points in the win at Nebraska (2/4), including key baskets at the end of regulation • had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds at New Mexico (12/6) • averaged 23.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and five 3-pointers per game at Big Ten Tournament (vs. Penn State and vs. Maryland).
2015-16 • Sophomore Season:
Named to All-Big Ten Second Team • named academic All-District • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • started and scored in double figures in all 32 games • averaged 18.9 points (19.9 in conference games), 5.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game • seventh in Minnesota history for single-season points scored (606) • led Big Ten in minutes played and eighth in NCAA (37.8 per game) • tied for 39th in NCAA for points per game and 44th in total points • second in Big Ten for free throw percentage during conference games (.859) • ranked seventh in Big Ten for scoring • second on team in points, field goals, 3-pointers (60) and free throws • third on team in rebounds • tallied 16 games with 20 or more points • led team in scoring six times, rebounding seven times and steals seven times • had five games with at least five assists • made at least five free throws in seven games • passed 500 season point mark • also passed 150 career assist mark during season • made 19 straight free throw attempts across six games • recorded first career double-double against Towson (12/6) • set new career highs with 32 points, 11 field goals, and six 3-pointers against Penn State (1/3) with 27 points and a career high 10 rebounds • • made game-winning overtime shot against Ohio State (2/26) • scored 1,000th career point in final game of season against South Dakota (3/20).
2014-15 • Freshman Season:
Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team • twice named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 8, Feb. 16) • played in all 33 games for the Gophers with 28 starts, including four games playing 40-plus minutes • averaged 12.1 points (13.8 in conference play), 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game • ranks ninth on Minnesota's single-season record chart with 64 3-point field goals • also ranks fifth with 192 3-point field goal attempts • among Big Ten rookies, finished the year first in assist-to-turnover ratio, second in minutes played, third in 3-point field goals made and fourth in scoring in league-only contests • was fourth overall in 3-point field goals made among Big Ten freshmen • ranked 168th in the NCAA in 3-point field goals made per game • scored in double figures in 23 of her 33 total games played • scored 15 or more points 11 times and 20 or more points twice • led the team in steals eight times • ranked second on the team in 3-point field goals and assists and third in points, points per game, field goals, field goal attempts, 3-point field goal percentage, free throw percentage and offensive rebounds • scored 16 points and dished out a season-high eight assists at Purdue (1/1) • hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 32 seconds left vs. Maryland (1/11) • made the go-ahead basket with 37 seconds left to help the Gophers defeat Indiana (1/18) • posted a career-high 25 points and five 3-pointers in the win vs. Michigan State (2/8) • shot 5-for-6 from 3-point range and scored 17 points vs. Iowa (2/17) • scored 21 points in 49 minutes against Michigan (2/21) • tallied a season-high eight rebounds vs. DePaul (3/20).
A 2014 graduate of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) High School • finished her prep career with 3,957 points, which rank second all-time in the state of Minnesota • as a senior, averaged 37.1 points, 5.3 assists and 4.4 steals per game • honored as Minnesota's Miss Basketball for 2014 • named the 2014 Associated Press Minnesota Girl's Basketball Player of the Year • named the Albert Lea Tribune All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year for the third-straight season as a senior • earned Waseca County News All-Area Girls Basketball Player of the Year honors • named first team all-state • invited to play in the Minnesota Girl's Basketball Coaches Association's All-Star Game • led New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) to back-to-back state titles in 2014 and 2013, including the program's first as a junior • holds the all-time state tournament scoring record with 371 points • also established state tournament records for single-game scoring (53 points) and single-game field goal attempts (43) • set three-game tournament records for points (130), field goals made (48) and field goals attempted (110) • capped her career at NRHEG High School with a 61-game win streak, including an undefeated (31-0) senior season • as a junior, averaged 33.6 points per game, earning All-State and Class AA State Tournament Most Valuable Player honors • named to the All-State Tournament Team three times • Albert Lea Tribune Athlete of the Year in 2012-13 • four-time All-Area and All-Gopher Valley Conference selection • also lettered in volleyball and track & field • two-time All-Gopher Valley Conference selection in volleyball • volleyball team captain as a senior • led team in blocks and kills as a junior • four-time All-Gopher Valley Conference honoree in track • 2014 and 2012 state champion and school record-holder in the high jump (5-9) • qualified for state in 200 m dash as a junior • played for John Schultz at NRHEG • was a member of the Minnesota Stars AAU program, coached by Mark Smith.
Born May 16, 1995 • daughter of Jane and Darren Wagner • has two brothers, Alex and Danny, and twin sisters, Marnie and Maddie.
Women's Basketball Banquet Scheduled for April 9
3/23/2018 - W. Basketball
The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team will hold its team banquet and awards program on Monday, April 9.
Bell, Wagner Named All-Region Nominees
3/22/2018 - W. Basketball
Carlie Wagner and Kenisha Bell were each named as All-Region Nominees for the 2018 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches' All-America.
Minnesota's NCAA Run Ends in Second Round
3/19/2018 - W. Basketball
No. 10 seed Minnesota saw its run in the NCAA Tournament come to an end in the second round, its best finish in nine years.