Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.
Hannah Brandt, Jessica Flakne, Mathieu Froment, Michael Kroells, Lindsay Mable and Jessica Plant were named to this year's Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team.
Minnesota defeats Penn State, 85-77, on the road
Minnesota falls to 17-6 on the season after loss in Champaign.
Amanda Zahui B. led Minnesota with 26 points and Kelley added 20.
Thanks to a 32-12 run to finish the game, Minnesota upset #12 Nebraska, 72-69, at Williams Arena.
The Gopher women's basketball team rallied for a win over rival Wisconsin.
Minnesota routed Northwestern at Williams Arena on Sunday.
Tournament MVP Rachel Banham led Minnesota past Auburn at Williams Arena.
The Gopher women's basketball rallied past North Dakota at Williams Arena.
Gophers Fall to DePaul in NCAA First Round, 79-72
Minnesota vs. No. 7 Penn State
Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery
Career Honors and Awards
• Capital One Academic All-District 6 First Team
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
• Minnesota Women's Basketball Academic Excellence Award
• Fast Break Club Award
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Minnesota Women's Basketball Most Outstanding Scholar Award
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team
• Minnesota Women's Basketball Coaches Award
2014-15 • Junior Season:
Made 30 starts for the Gophers, and played 40-plus minutes in seven games • averaged 7.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and a program-record 7.5 assists and made 31 3-point field goals • after finishing the non-conference portion of the Gophers' schedule with averages of 5.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game and five 3-pointers, had averages of 9.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 8.4 assists per game and made 26 3-pointers in Big Ten play • ranked fifth in the NCAA in assists per game • in all games, ranked second in the Big Ten in assists and free throw percentage, fourth in assist-to-turnover ratio, seventh in 3-point field goal percentage and ninth in minutes played • in Big Ten contests, ranked first in free throw percentage, second in assists, third in 3-point field goal percentage, sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio and seventh in minutes played • her 224 assists rank second on Minnesota single-season record chart • became just the fifth Gopher in program history to dish out more than 400 career assists • had six double-digit assist performances on the year • from Jan. 11 to Feb. 23, ranked second in the NCAA with a 9.2 assists-per-game average • had four games with three steals • named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 First Team • Academic All-Big honoree and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar • Minnesota's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award • scored 18 points with three 3-pointers vs. Nebraska (12/29) • went 12-for-12 from the line as part of her 15 points at Purdue (1/1) • tied a career high with eight rebounds and tallied 12 assists against Maryland (1/11) • matched the program single-game record with 15 assists vs. Purdue (1/22), a mark that tied for eighth on the Big Ten record chart and tied for the fifth in the NCAA this season • also scored 11 points vs. Purdue to post her first career double-double • then dished out 11 assists at Rutgers (1/25) and 12 vs. Penn State (1/28) • notched 18 points and eight assists at Penn State (2/15) • scored a career-high 19 points and dished out nine assists vs. Purdue (3/5) • had 11 points and eight assists in the Gophers’ NCAA Tournament loss to DePaul (3/20).
2013-14 • Sophomore Season:
Played in and started 21 games for the Gophers • earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades • named Minnesota women's basketball's most outstanding scholar • averaged 7.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game in an average of 34.3 minutes • missed 14 games with concussion symptoms (1/26, 2/1-3/27) • ranked third on the team with 86 assists, 28 steals and .804 free throw percentage • dished out five or more assists in eight games and seven or more assists in four games • scored in double figures 10 times, which included a season-high 14 points at Northern Iowa (11/9) • was 4-for-4 from 3-point range against the Panthers • scored her 300th career point and made the game-winning shot vs. North Dakota (12/8) • played all 40 minutes for the first time in her career vs. Kansas (11/20) • dished out her 100th career assist vs. Charlotte (11/13).
2012-13 • Freshman Season:
Played in all 32 games for the Gophers with 25 starts • named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team • averaged 6.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game • her points-per-game average was the fifth-best among Big Ten rookies, while her 95 total assists were tied for the most among the league's first years• ranked third on the team with 8 double-digit scoring performances • scored 15 or more points twice during the season • led the team in assists 10 times and in steals 8 times • dished out 5 or more assists 7 different times during season • finished the season ranked second on the team with 95 assists • matched her career-high with 8 assists vs. Michigan (1/31) • scored her 100th career point vs. Creighton (12/30) and her 200th career point at Indiana (3/3) • pulled down a career-high 8 rebounds vs. Northern Iowa (12/21) • scored a career-best 18 points vs. Robert Morris (12/9) • started her first career game vs. Virginia (11/29) • tallied a career-high 8 assists vs. Ohio (11/17) • made her first collegiate field goal with 5:18 to play in the first half vs. Villanova.
2012 graduate of Eden Prairie High School • earned four athletic letters in basketball • 2012 Minnesota Miss Basketball candidate • 2012 Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention • named to the Pioneer Press All-State Honorable Mention Team three-straight years • 2012 Star Tribune All-State First Team selection and All-Metro First Team selection • 2012 Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-State honoree • four-time member of the all-conference team • averaged 17.5 points per game in her senior campaign • holds the Eden Prairie High School all-time scoring record with 1,462 career points • also holds school records in career assists (466), single-season assists (146), single-season field-goal percentage (.589) and steals in a single game (8) • selected to play in the Senior All-Star Game • named gPrep Minnesota Girls Basketball Impact Player as a sophomore and as a senior • twice participated in the state tournament • all-tournament team selection at the 2011 Minnesota State High School League's Class AAAA State Championship • surpassed 1,000 career points in the first half of the title game and finished with 12 points for the contest • named the team captain in 2010-11 and again in 2011-12 • recipient of the Eagle Leadership Award • scored 445 points as a sophomore in 2009-10 • named MGBCA Academic All-State • finalist for the Golden Eagle Award • played for head coach Chris Carr at Eden Prairie High School • also played for Bill Larson's North Tartan Nike Elite AAU, coached by Gerard Coury.
Born August 10, 1993 • daughter of Mark and Lynette Mullaney • has three siblings, Erin, Mark Jr. and Kelly Jo • majoring in communication studies.
Game Preview: Gophers at Kent State
Minnesota women's basketball will play its first road game of the season on Tuesday night.
Outside the Paint with Josie Buckingham
The sophomore center talked about the new season, new teammates and surprise trip home.
Banham on B1G Weekly Honor Roll
The redshirt senior received her first conference recognition of the season following a big game last Friday night.