Minnesota to Face No. 20/20 Kansas in Final Non-Conference Road Game
Sunday's contest will serve as a homecoming for senior Leah Cotton.
Minnesota (6-2) at #20/20 Kansas (6-0)
Date Sunday, December 2, 2012
Time 2:00 p.m. CT
Location Lawrence, Kan. / Allen Fieldhouse
Series Record Minnesota trails, 3-13
Last Meeting December 5, 2004 (Minnesota, 62-45)
Television / Internet Metro Sports/Jayhawk All-Access (Nate Bukaty, Brenda VanLengen)
Radio Learfield/1500 ESPN (Listen Online)
       (Play-by-Play: Corbu Stathes / Analyst: Lynnette Sjoquist)
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THE OPENING TIP - QUICK NOTES
• The Minnesota women's basketball team will face No. 20/20 Kansas in its first and only non-conference road test of the season when it travels to Lawrence, Kan., Sunday. Tip off from Allen Fieldhouse is set for 2:00 p.m.
• The contest will be broadcast live on Metro Sports and will also be streamed live on Jayhawks All-Access.
• Fans can also listen to the contest live on 1500 ESPN. Corbu Stathes will provide play-by-play, with Lynnette Sjoquist serving as the analyst.
• The Golden Gophers are 6-2 on the season and are coming off of a tough loss to Virginia in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Thursday.
• The Gophers' 10-game home winning streak came to an end in the 68-90 loss at Williams Arena.
Rachel Banham led Minnesota in scoring with 21 points, marking her third-straight contest with 20 or more points. The sophomore has scored in double-digits in 10-consecutive games, dating back to last season.
• Freshman Shayne Mullaney made her first-career start vs. Virginia, scoring a career-high nine points to go along with four assists. She started in the place of Mikayla Bailey, who missed the game due to illness.
• The contest at Kansas will serve as a homecoming for senior Leah Cotton, as the guard hails from Kansas City, Kan., and graduated from Olathe Christian High School in 2009.
• Minnesota trails the Jayhawks, 13-3, in the all-time series, which dates back to March 17, 1978. The Gophers have yet to win a contest at Allen Fieldhouse, holding a 0-7 record at the venue.
• In the teams' last meeting, the Gophers came away with a, 62-45, win on Dec. 5, 2004 at Williams Arena.
• The No. 20/20 Jayhawks host Minnesota with a 6-0 record on the year and are coming off a, 101-47, victory vs. Grambling State on Wednesday.
• Carolyn Davis leads the team with a 16.0 points per game average, while Tania Jackson paces Kansas with an average of 7.3 rebounds per game.
• Jayhawk head coach Bonnie Henrickson has ties to the state of Minnesota, as she is a native of Willmar, Minn., and graduated from St. Cloud State University in 1986.   



 

 

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