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
Video: Gophers Tour Athletes Village
Minnesota's facilities, opening in 2018, will provide a comprehensive student-athlete experience.
Wine Event to Raise Foreign Trip Funds
Coach Marlene Stollings and her staff will hold a wine tasting event Aug. 28 to help with the Gophers' future foreign tour.
WNBA Update - July 18
Three Golden Gophers alumae are approaching the WNBA All-Star break this week.