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Destiny Pitts
Destiny  Pitts

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Country Day

Height:
5-10

Position:
G/F


01/21/2018

Gophers Knock Off No. 20 Iowa, 77-72

Bell leads all scorers with 21 points and hits her fourth double-double of the season in Sunday's game.

01/18/2018

Gophers Take 10th Straight Border Battle

Pitts and Bello both notch double-doubles en-route to a 25-point win over Wisconsin.

01/13/2018

Gophers Fall at No. 21/19 Rutgers in Overtime

Destiny Pitts and Carlie Wagner each scored 22 points as the team tied the game late in the fourth.

03/02/2018

Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI) Women's Basketball

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Career Stats

2017-18 • Freshman Season:
Unanimous Big Ten Freshman of the Year • All-Big Ten Freshman Team selection • All-Big Ten Second Team (media) and All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches) • seven-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/20, 11/27, 12/18, 1/2, 1/8, 2/12, 2/19) • Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll (11/27) • set a Minnesota freshman record with 90 made 3-pointers, the fourth highest total in program history • ranked fourth in Minnesota single-season history in 3-pointers attempted (241) and eighth in defensive rebounds (190) • had six double-doubles to rank second on the team • led the team with nine double-figure rebound performances • played in all 33 games with starts in the final 30 games of the year • averaged 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in wins over Purdue and Penn State to earn USBWA National Freshman of the Week honors • scored a career-high 28 points, including seven 3-pointers, at Ohio State (1/4) • posted a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds in her first conference game against Northwestern (12/28) • Lady Rebel Round-Up Tournament MVP after averaging 20.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game in wins over Wake Forest and UNLV (11/25-26) • grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and had 14 points against Boston College (11/19)

High School:

2017 graduate of Detroit Country Day High School • 2017 Michigan Class B AP Player of the Year • four-time AP all-state honoree • Detroit News All-State Dream Team selection • 2017 Michigan Ms. Basketball finalist • received four stars from ESPN and rated 19th in the nation at her position by HoopGurlz • nominated for the 2017 McDonald’s All-America Game • two-time Michigan Class B state champion with the Yellowjackets (2015, 2017) • state runner-up in 2016 • tallied 17 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in the 2017 title game • had 12 points and 14 rebounds in the 2015 championship win • averaged 24 points, 6.5 rebounds, three steals and three assists as a senior • scored 50 points in a game against Whitney Young in December 2016 • averaged a team-high 16 points per game as a junior • coached by Frank Orlando at Detroit Country Day • played AAU on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) circuit for All-Ohio Black under J.B. Bethea.

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