THE OPENING TIP - QUICK NOTES
The University of Minnesota women's basketball team continues its season-long five game homestand Sunday when it hosts Robert Morris in a 2:00 p.m. matchup at Williams Arena.
A live video stream of the contest will be available on Gopher All-Access, as well as BTN.com.
Fans can also listen to the game against the Colonials live on 1500 ESPN, with Corbu Stathes and Lynnette Sjoquist on the call.
The Golden Gophers are 8-3 on the season following their 87-49 victory vs. UMKC on Friday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota is one of only three Big Ten teams with eight wins this season.
The Gophers hold a 6-1 record on their home court in 2012-13, with two of Minnesota's losses this season have come away from the friendly confines of Williams Arena.
Robert Morris enters Sunday's contest with a 0-7 record on the season following a 47-61 loss to Duquesne at home on Dec. 2.
The Colonials have yet to score 60 points in a game this season.
Minnesota and Robert Morris will be meeting on the hardwoord for the first time. The Gophers do, however, hold a 2-1 record when facing teams from the Northeast Conference.
Since Pam Borton's arrival at Minnesota, the Gophers are 61-10 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 197 more points to become the 21st Gopher in program history to notch 1,000 career points.
With the guard averaging 20.3 points per game, she could possibly reach the milestone in Minnesota's Big Ten matchup vs. Illinois on Jan. 28 at Williams Arena.
Banham currently paces Minnesota in scoring with her 20.3 points per game average, while also boasting team-highs with 50 assists and 27 steals.
Sunday will also serve as Community Day for junior Sari Noga. The guard, who hails from Parkers Prairie, Minn., and will welcome members of her hometown to take in the game vs. the Colonials.
The Gophers will also host Dad's and Daughter's Day on Sunday, where $30 buys two tickets to the game, two $5 concession vouchers and a commemorative blanket.