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.
A last second jump shot in overtime by Carlie Wagner gave Minnesota a 90-88 win over No. 5 Ohio State
Rachel Banham and Carlie Wagner each had over 20 points as Minnesota beat Rutgers for the first time in program history
Minnesota has one remaining non-conference game before opening Big Ten play.
Ranks eighth in Minnesota history with 85 career blocks • has led the Gophers in blocks during both of her seasons.
2016-17 • Junior Season
Played in 30 games with 14 starts • averaged 6.7 points and team bests of 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks (sixth in the Big Ten) per game • Academic All-Big Ten • made College of Liberal Arts Dean's List in spring semester • tied for eighth in program history with 44 blocks in one season • hit 73 of 122 field goal attempts for the fourth-best single season field goal percentage (.598) in program history • received the Gophers’ Best Rebounder Award • named to the Big Ten Player of Week Honor Roll (Dec. 19) after scoring a career-high 29 points on 11-of-15 shooting in win vs. Belmont (12/14) • blocked a career-high eight shots against Army West Point (12/8) • had a double-double with 15 points, 12 rebounds and 6-for-7 shooting against Detroit Mercy (12/3) • notched a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds at VCU (11/15).
2015-16 • Sophomore Season:
Appeared in every game for Minnesota, making seven starts • averaged 6.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game • was seventh in Big Ten for blocked shots • led team in blocks with 41 • 11th in program history for single season blocks • tied for fourth in Minnesota history for single season field goal percentage (.580) • ninth in Big Ten for offensive rebounds per game • led team in rebounds during conference play • was only Minnesota player to grab more than 100 rebounds in conference games • grabbed at least eight rebound in six of final eight regular season games • had four games with at least four blocks • pulled down 12 rebounds, including eight offensive rebounds against Ohio State (2/24) • had a career-high five blocks against Iowa (2/15) • scored career high 22 points and went eight of 11 at the free throw line against Penn State (1/3) • posted first career double-double with 15 points and 16 rebounds against Maine (11/20) • scored 12 points in Gopher debut against Wofford (11/13).
Transferred from Curtin University in Australia • spent the 2014-15 season with the Kalamunda Eastern Suns of the State Basketball League (SBL) • tabbed the West Coast Waves’ 2013-14 Rookie of the Year while playing 18 games for them in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) • played for Western Australia at the 2014 U20 National Championships.
Named the Leeming Senior High School Sportswoman of the Year in 2012 • captain of her school’s team in 2011 and 2012.
Born Oct. 16, 1995 • daughter of Craig Edwards • has an older sister, Kara • majoring in psychology.
Black History Month: Crystal Flint
2/20/2018 - W. Basketball
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great.
Game Preview: Gophers vs. Indiana
2/19/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota concludes its four-game homestand Tuesday night as Indiana visits Williams Arena at 7 p.m.
Pitts, Wagner Take B1G Awards
2/19/2018 - W. Basketball
In leading Minnesota to a pair of top-25 upsets last week, freshman Destiny Pitts and senior Carlie Wagner were recognized by the Big Ten Conference Monday for their performances.