Gophers Kick Off Five-Game Homestand vs. Denver

Go Gophers!
Katie Loberg and the Gophers host Denver Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

Go Gophers!
Katie Loberg and the Gophers host Denver Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
Go Gophers!

Minnesota (6-3) vs. Denver (3-3)
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Date Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Time 7:00 p.m. CT
Location Minneapolis, Minn. / Williams Arena (14,625)
Series Record Minnesota trails, 0-2
Last Meeting December 14, 2011 (Denver, 72-63)
Television / Internet Gopher All-Access (Nick Walsh, Matt Nelson)
Radio Learfield/KBEM Jazz 88.5 FM (Listen Online)
       (Play-by-Play: Corbu Stathes / Analyst: Lynnette Sjoquist)
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Game Notes Minnesota Get Acrobat Reader | Denver Get Acrobat Reader
Season Statistics Minnesota | Denver
Social Media Facebook | @GophersWBB | @PamBorton

The Last Meeting
Minnesota63
Denver72
December 14, 2011
Denver, Colo.
Gophers Come Up Short at Denver
The University of Minnesota women's basketball team came up short in its final non-conference road game of the season as it fell to host Denver, 73-62, Wednesday night at Magness Arena.

THE OPENING TIP - QUICK NOTES
• The University of Minnesota women's basketball team begins a season-long five game homestand Wednesday when it hosts Denver in a 7:00 p.m. matchup at Williams Arena.
• A live video stream of the contest will be available on Gopher All-Access, as well at BTN.com.
• Fans can also listen to the game against the Pioneers live on KBEM Jazz 88.5 FM, with Corbu Stathes and Lynnette Sjoquist on the call.
• The Golden Gophers are 6-3 on the season following back-to-back losses to Virginia, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, and No. 20/20 Kansas, in their lone non-conference road game.
• Two of those losses have come away from the friendly confines of Williams Arena, with the Gophers holding a 4-1 record on their home court this season.  
• Denver enters Wednesday's contest with an even 3-3 record on the season.
• After starting off the year 0-3, the Pioneers have won three-straight contests vs. UC Irvine, Northern Colorado and Oregon.  
• Minnesota trails the Pioneers, 0-2, in the all-time series, which dates back to November 25, 2000.
• Wednesday's matchup will be the first between the two squads in Minneapolis.  
• Since Pam Borton's arrival at Minnesota, the Gophers are 59-10 in non-conference, regular-season home games.
• During that time, the Gophers have never lost more than two games in a season to non-conference foes in Minneapolis.
Rachel Banham needs only 247 more points to become the 21st Gopher in program history to notch 1,000 career points.
• With the guard averaging 19.2 points per game, she could possibly reach the milestone in Minnesota's Big Ten matchup vs. Michigan on Jan. 31 at Williams Arena.
• Banham currently paces Minnesota in scoring with her 19.2 points per game average, while also boasting team-highs with 38 assists and 23 steals.
• In Minnesota's contest at No. 20/20 Kansas, senior Katie Loberg tallied five blocks in a single game for the first time since Nov. 19, 1995.