The University of Minnesota (7-3) women’s basketball team snapped Denver’s three-game win streak Wednesday night with a 74-51 win over the visiting Pioneers (3-4) at Williams Arena. Sophomore Rachel Banham posted 21 points, seven rebounds, a career-high seven assists and four steals to lead the Golden Gophers, while junior Micaëlla Riché added 19 points, six rebounds, a block and a steal in the winning effort.
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Tayler Hill scored 20 points to lead No. 15 Ohio State to its 27th consecutive home victory, 78-33 over Evansville in a nonconference game Saturday.
Despite getting double-digit scoring performances from Rachel Banham, Sari Noga and Kayla Hirt, Minnesota dropped its Big Ten-ACC Challenge game to Virginia, 68-90. Jump inside for highlights of Illinois’ win over Wake Forest and get full scores and stats on our women’s basketball scoreboard.
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The men’s portion of the two-day ACC-Big Ten Challenge is complete and the women’s team finish off their side of the event Thursday night (scoreboard here). We went through the dozens of available photos from the past two days and pulled out our favorites from the men’s and women’s games for the photo gallery in this post. Want to see all of our photo galleries? We store them over on the BTN.com photo gallery page.
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Sunday included a handful of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including Iowa upsetting No. 12 West Virginia, 79-70. No. 16 Ohio State drilled Wright State, 82-52, to tally its fourth straight win. Catch up on all the action in this post.