Destiny Pitts
Destiny  Pitts


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Country Day




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.


Gophers Take 10th Straight Border Battle

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


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.


Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Iowa (USATSI) Women's Basketball


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.



WNBA Update, Vol. 1

WNBA Update, Vol. 1

6/20/2018 - W. Basketball

Approximately a third of the way through the 2018 WNBA season, three former Gophers are playing in the league and trying to position their respective teams into the playoff picture.

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.

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