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Gophers win WBI





By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


The Minnesota women’s basketball team accomplished something that the other 11 Big Ten teams failed to do — win its final game of the season. Minnesota’s first victory of the 2011-12 season came last November in the WBI (Women’s Basketball Invitational) Tip-off Classic. The squad’s season-ending win last Sunday was a 88-74 win over Northern Iowa for the WBI championship at Williams Arena. The Gophers, finishing 19-17, was the first Big Ten team to play in the three-year WBI post-season tournament. “For us to end the way we have — 7-3 in our last 10 games — shows some of our positives and also some of the things we really have to get better on for next year,” admits U of M Coach Pam Borton after Sunday’s win. Continue Reading →

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