Rachel Banham scored 32 points as the Gophers won by a final score of 95-92
Minnesota has one remaining non-conference game before opening Big Ten play.
Rachel Banham led Minnesota with 22 points in its first home loss of the season.
Rachel Banham scored over 20 points for the eighth straight game and led the Gophers against Memphis.
Minnesota scored 22 points in the paint in the fourth quarter to come away with an 85-73 road win.
Minnesota wrapped up the regular season with a 17 point win over Ohio State.
Women's Basketball vs NJIT
Gophers Fall to DePaul in NCAA First Round, 79-72
The Gophers defeated SMU, 77-70, in the second round of the WNIT.
Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery
Career Honors and Awards
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (11/19)
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.
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.
Game Preview: Gophers at Northwestern
Sunday afternoon on BTN Minnesota will face the Wildcats for the second time this season.
Outside the Paint with Karley Barnes
The Gophers center talked with GopherSports.com about her transfer and ACL recovery process.
Gophers Beat Rutgers for First Time
Rachel Banham and Carlie Wagner each had over 20 points as Minnesota beat Rutgers for the first time in program history