Minnesota rallied from a 16 point deficit to beat Wisconsin at the Big Ten Tournament.
Minnesota wrapped up the regular season with a 17 point win over Ohio State.
Minnesota defeated Indiana at Williams Arena.
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
The Gophers came back from 16 points down to defeat Wisconsin in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament.
2012-13 Freshman Season: Saw action in 27 games for the Gophers with three starts averaged 3.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game in an average of 16.9 minutes ranked third on the team with 31 offensive rebounds scored in double figures four times, which included three-straight games from March 2-7, averaging 11.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game in those three outings made her collegiate debut at Northern Iowa (11/9) made her Big Ten debut at Indiana (1/19) made her first-career start at Michigan (2/1) started two more games before missing two-straight contests with injury (2/15-20) missed the WNIT second round contest vs. SMU (3/23) with concussion symptoms posted five or more rebounds in six of her last nine outings matched her career high with 14 points vs. Nebraska in the B1G Tournament Quarterfinals (3/7) notched career highs with eight rebounds and three steals vs. Wisconsin in the B1G Tournament (3/6) scored 11 points in the win over Ohio State (3/2) Played a career-high 35 minutes at Penn State (1/26) missed four games due to illness (1/4-16) scored a career-best 14 points vs. Loyola (11/26) led the Gophers with 5 assists in the win vs. Charlotte (11/13).
High School: Ranked No. 56 nationally at her position by ESPN.com's Hoop Gurlz had a scout grade of 87 (out of 100) and a three-star ranking by ESPN.com named to the 2012 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Region team also honored with a spot on the all-district first team as a junior garnered Offensive Player of the Year accolades averaged 15.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists at the end of her junior year named second-team all-district as a sophomore and was an honorable mention selection in her rookie campaign played for head coach Cassandra McCurdy at Skyline High School also played for DFW Elite AAU, coached by Daryl Horton.
Personal: Born March 15, 1995 daughter of Stanley and Lisa McDaniel has five siblings, Yolanda, Terryll, Damien, Julian and Shalise majoring in kinesiology.
Support Staff Takes Shape for Whalen
5/24/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen announced changes to the women’s basketball support staff Thursday with the addition of Melissa Maines as the director of basketball operations.
Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class
5/9/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Whalen announced the addition of 5-10 guard Mercedes Staples to the team’s 2018 recruiting class Wednesday.
Whalen Finalizes Staff with O'Banion
5/2/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen finalized her coaching staff Wednesday with the announcement of the return of Danielle O'Banion as assistant coach.