AT THE BARN
Rachel Banham is averaging 34.3 points in the Gophers' past three games at Williams Arena:
Illinois (L) 37
Michigan (W) 32
Iowa (W) 34
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Another week, another key injury for Wisconsin's defense.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby bristled at the suggestion that without Oklahoma and Texas the league is akin to the Mountain West.
The former MLS midfielder started every match he played in this season. His loss comes as the Loons face a must-win match on Saturday against New York.
A judge said Tuesday that he would decide before the Gophers' next home game on Nov. 5 whether the restraining order against five football players would be continued.
Brandon Lingen, an honorable mention Big Ten selection last year, suffered a lower left leg injury against Rutgers and returned to the sideline with a walking boot and crutches.