Lindsay Whalen is averaging 8.9 points and 4.6 assists per game this season. She has scored in double figures in each of the Minnesota Lynx’s past four games. Since GopherSports.com’s last WNBA check-in, Whalen scored 12 points against the Sparks, 13 against the Stars and 14 against the Mercury. WNBA All-Star voting closes July 6, and the six-time All-Star is a candidate once again. Voting options include visiting the WNBA wesbite or tweeting with #WNBAVote and a player's name.
— Minnesota Lynx (@minnesotalynx) July 2, 2017
Rachel Banham has scored in her last eight games for the Connecticut Sun. This included six points in a win against the Storm. Banham also continued her tradition of making half-court shots during shootaround.
Minnesota Daily: After Providing Spark for Sun, Banham Signs WNBL Contract
— ConnecticutSun (@ConnecticutSun) June 27, 2017
Amanda Zahui B. and the New York Liberty received the May WNBA Community Assist Award for their service at numerous events. Zahui B. also met Shaquille O’Neal at the June 26 NBA Awards.
Story: Liberty Wins Community Assist Award
— New York Liberty (@nyliberty) June 27, 2017
Wednesday, July 5
Connecticut Sun at San Antonio Stars, 7 p.m. CT (Twitter)
Thursday, July 6
Minnesota Lynx vs. Los Angeles Sparks, 7 p.m. CT (ESPN2)
New York Liberty at Seattle Storm, 9 p.m. CT
Saturday, July 8
Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics, 6 p.m. CT
Minnesota Lynx at Chicago Sky, 7 p.m. CT
Sunday, July 9
New York Liberty at Phoenix Mercury, 5 p.m. CT
Gophers Fall at No. 21/19 Rutgers in Overtime
1/13/2018 - W. Basketball
Destiny Pitts and Carlie Wagner each scored 22 points as the team tied the game late in the fourth.
First Look: New Practice Facility
1/11/2018 - W. Basketball
Members of the Gopher Women's Basketball team got their first look at the brand new Cunningham Basketball Development Center.
Gophers Dominate Penn State 91-71 On the Road
1/10/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota gets a third Big Ten win behind Carlie Wagner and Destiny Pitts, with two other players breaking double digits.