March 2, 2014
UPDATE: Gopher Athletics has announced that the Hard Rock Cafe Indianapolis (49 South Meridian St.) will be the Official Home for Gopher Fans during the 2014 Big Ten Tournament. Gopher fans in attendance in Indianapolis are encouraged to come to the Hard Rock Cafe for a special Gopher fan gathering at 4:30pm on Thursday, March 6! Goldy Gopher and the Gophers Spirit Squad will be in attendance -- come support the Gophers and mingle with other Minnesota fans! Click here for more on the Hard Rock Cafe Indianapolis.
Fans are encouraged to head to Hard Rock Cafe at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday (inbetween the tournament's first and second sessions).
The University of Minnesota women's basketball team earned the No. 6 seed for the 2014 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, the league office announced Sunday night. The Golden Gophers will face No. 11-seed Wisconsin in the opening round of the tournament Thursday at approximately 8:00 p.m. CT at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. Minnesota finished the regular-season with an 8-8 record in Big Ten play, and posted a 19-11 overall record.
Should the Gophers win their opening-round contest against the Badgers, they would move on to face No. 3-seed Nebraska Friday night at approximately 8:00 p.m. CT.
Minnesota's 8-8 conference record is its best mark in Big Ten play since 2008-09, which is also the last time it made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
Penn State and Michigan State collected the top two seeds for the tournament after each earned shares of the Big Ten Championship. With its win over Michigan on Saturday, the Lady Lions claimed their third-straight Big Ten Championship, while the Spartans clinched a share of the crown with their victory over Indiana this evening.
The 2014 Big Ten Tournament will be played Thursday through Sunday, March 6-9, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind.
Whalen Named to 2016 Olympic Team
Former Gopher Lindsay Whalen was named to her second United States women's basketball olympic team Wednesday
Go FORE Classic Set for June 13
Registration is open for the annual golf event benefiting the Gopher women's basketball program.
Registration Open for Stollings Basketball Camps
The camps will provide the opportunity to play on the Williams Arena court and receive instruction from Gopher women's basketball staff.