Rachel Banham paced the Gophers with 19 points.
Rachel Banham had 17 points in the loss.
The Gophers played in front of a crowd of 6,361 at Williams Arena.
Banham and Cotton each score 17 points in the loss.
Members of the Minnesota women's basketball team share their holiday traditions.
Career Honors and Awards
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 three-point field goal percentage (.357) and fourth in three-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.
High School: 2012 graduate of Osseo High School earned four athletic letters in basketball 2012 Minnesota Miss Basketball candidate led her team to the Class 4A 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. Personal: Born April 29, 1994 daughter of Tim and Peg Bailey has one brother, John major is undecided.