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Lindsay Whalen adds Clemson assistant Shimmy Gray-Millerto Gophers staff

Shimmy Gray-Miller is joining the Gophers women's basketball team as an assistant coach, head coach Lindsay Whalen announced. Gray-Miller replaces Danielle O'Banion, who left Minnesota after three seasons on Whalen's staff to become head coach at Loyola University Maryland. "Shimmy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our program,''...
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Lindsay Whalen, Ben Johnson guest coaches for Gophers Spring Game

MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota football team is hosting its Spring Game on May 1 at TCF Bank Stadium, and the team will go to a couple of P.J. Fleck’s colleagues within the athletic department to lead each sideline. The Gophers announced Thursday that women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen...
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Lindsay Whalen on building her program; Vikings free-agent strategy

Michael Rand is joined by Gophers women's basketball coach Lindsay Whalen for an examination of her program. In her third year as head coach, the Gophers went 8-13 — a record that doesn't reflect the progress that was made under difficult circumstances, Whalen said. An avid local sports fan, Whalen...
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Special bond links Sara Scalia and Gophers coach Lindsay Whalen

There is a reason Lindsay Whalen finds it so easy to talk about Sara Scalia. And it's not just because Scalia has started nearly from the moment she joined the University of Minnesota women's basketball team in 2019. Or because she — along with teammate Jasmine Powell — were named to the Big Ten all-freshman team last year. Or that Scalia endured weeks of rest with a leg injury last fall and has played through a separated shoulder this winter while being one of the team's most important players.
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Gophers’ Lindsay Whalen committed to playing more freshmen

Injuries, fatigue a factor, but mostly coach Lindsay Whalen wants to build productive depth. Lindsay Whalen said last week her depth players need to start playing more, and they did on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Part of that was because the Gophers women’s basketball team has been battling injuries all...
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Coach Lindsay Whalen convinced success ahead for Gophers

Even in a win, you could see the struggles as well as the strengths. The Gophers women's basketball team defeated Purdue on Thursday night with a starting five that, without injured senior Gadiva Hubbard, had four sophomores and a freshman. The game was tied with 6:52 left when Sara Scalia,...

Gopher Coaches Show: Lindsay Whalen talks midway point for Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team is at the midpoint of its season, and the Gophers are slowly building momentum after a tough start. Lindsay Whalen’s squad lost four straight after winning its season-opener and got off to a 206 start. Since losing at Maryland 90-73, the Gophers have won a pair of Big Ten road games at Nebraska and at Penn State. Minnesota trailed by double digits at Penn State before making a rally to earn an 85-76 victory.