Senior center Taiye Bello and junior guards Gadiva Hubbard and Destiny Pitts led the
University of Minnesota women’s basketball team (9-1) to a 76-67 win over the University of
California-Davis (4-6) on the day the banner of former Gopher’s great Janelle McCarver was
raised at Williams Arena Sunday, Dec. 15.
Bello had 17 points and nine rebounds. Hubbard scored 24 points, including three three-pointers while Pitts — who was recently named Big Ten Player of the week—had 22 points and
matched her backcourt mate in three-pointers made.
Nina Bessolo led UC Davis with 17 points and teammate Katie Toole had 15.
Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald is a contributing columnist at the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.