She was a legend on the court. And coach Lindsay Whalen has equally high standards for the type of program she hopes to build at Minnesota.
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The Lynx will honor Lindsay Whalen by making her jersey the first to be retired by the 20-year-old franchise.
- Lynx to honor Whalen with first retired number
- Minnesota enters AP Top 25; UConn stays No. 2
- Minnesota AD Coyle signs three-year extension
- Lynx's Whalen to retire after 15 WNBA seasons
Ali Patberg scored 20 points, Brenna Wise added 19 and 10th-seeded Indiana beat No. 7 seed Minnesota 66-58 in a Big Ten tournament second-round game on Thursday.
Kaila Charles made a buzzer-beating layup to cap a furious comeback by No. 8 Maryland, which never led until that final basket sealed a 71-69 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.
Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts both scored nine fourth-quarter points and Minnesota held off No. 17 Rutgers, the Big Ten leader, 60-46 on Sunday.
Sam Haiby had 16 points off the bench and Hannah Whitish scored 10 of her 12 in the fourth quarter to help Nebraska rally and beat No. 23 Minnesota 63-57 Sunday night.
Kenisha Bell had 25 points and 10 assists and No. 23 Minnesota ended a four-game losing streak with a wire-to-wire 78-50 win over Wisconsin on Thursday night.
Megan Gustafson had 34 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for her nation-leading 15th double-double of the season and No. 17 Iowa beat No. 18 Minnesota 81-63 on Monday night.
After a string of upsets and some disappointing results, teams such as Tennessee, Georgia, Texas A&M and Minnesota are even harder to evaluate.
The Nos. 1 and 2 seeds stayed the same, the Sun Devils and Longhorns replaced Tennessee and Iowa in the top 16 and Minnesota fell out of the field.
As the conference season opens, we don't have to wait long for one of the most enticing games: Asia Durr and No. 3 Louisville face No. 2 Notre Dame.
The true test will come when the Big Ten women's basketball season opens, but Minnesota has responded to new coach Lindsay Whalen with a 10-0 start and No. 13 ranking.
Getting ranked so quickly wasn't on Lindsay Whalen's mind when she took over the head coaching job at Minnesota this season.
Lindsay Whalen is featured in a book about Minnesota's most accomplished sports figures and how living in the state shaped their careers and values.
Time will tell if star power and hoops IQ overcome lack of experience. But Lindsay Whalen is ready for her coaching debut -- before a sellout crowd.
With new coaches building up programs and longtime coaches re-establishing their teams, there's hope the Big Ten is headed toward postseason success.
Minnesota has signed athletic director Mark Coyle to a three-year extension. His contract now runs through 2024.
After 15 years in the WNBA, Minnesota Lynx point guard Lindsay Whalen, 36, announced Monday that she will retire at the end of the season. She was named coach of Minnesota, her alma mater, in April.