Gophers’ Stollings Gets Victory Number 100
(Gophersports.com) -- Minnesota earned its second road win of the year, 69-65, at New Mexico. Four Gophers scored in double figures in the 100th victory of Marlene Stollings' head coaching career.
Gadiva Hubbard led the Gophers with 18 points, including 16 in the second half. She shot 4-of-9 from 3-point range. Kenisha Bell scored 15 with five assists. Carlie Wagner had her second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Whitney Tinjum had 10 of Minnesota's 16 bench points.
Minnesota trailed early in the game before building a double-digit lead in the second half. New Mexico made it a close game with a run late in the fourth quarter, but the Gophers held on to move to 6-3 on the season as the Lobos fell to 3-5.
Minnesota had 48 rebounds to New Mexico's 47. In addition to Wagner's 10, Edwards and Tinjum had nine and seven, respectively. Both teams shot under 40 percent, with the Gophers' 38.2 percent ahead of the Lobos' 34.6.
Richelle van der Keijl had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead New Mexico. Charise Beynon was a major figure in the Lobos' late comeback attempt with 10 second-half points.
The Gophers will play Army at West Point tomorrow night. Listen to it on 1340 KROC AM starting with the pre-game at 7:30 p.m.