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Gophers release women's basketball schedule

  • Blog Post by: Chris Miller
  • August 31, 2012 - 11:31 AM

The Gophers have released their women's basketball schedule for the coming season, and will open the Big Ten portion with games at Michigan State (Jan. 3) and Wisconsin (Jan. 6).

The Big Ten home opener is Jan. 10 against Ohio State.

The Gophers have three tournaments before the Big Ten season starts, including one in the college hoops hotbed of Cancun.

Minnesota's Big Ten/ACC Challenge game is against Virginia on Nov. 29 at Williams Arena. The Gophers' only non-conference road game is at Kansas on Dec. 2.

Here, from a release, is the team's schedule:

 

2012-13 Minnesota Women’s Basketball Schedule
Oct. 31 – Concordia University, St. Paul (exhibition) – Williams Arena
Nov. 4 – Minnesota State University, Mankato (exhibition) – Williams Arena

Minnesota Opening Tournament – Washington State, South Dakota State, Villanova
Nov. 10 – WASHINGTON STATE (Opening Tournament) – Williams Arena
Nov. 10 – Villanova vs. South Dakota State (Opening Tournament) – Williams Arena
Nov. 11 – CONSOLATION GAME (Opening Tournament) – Williams Arena
Nov. 11 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (Opening Tournament) – Williams Arena

Subway Classic – Ohio University, UNLV, Maine
Nov. 17 – OHIO UNIVERSITY (Subway Classic) – Williams Arena
Nov. 17 – Maine vs. UNLV (Subway Classic) – Williams Arena
Nov. 18 – CONSOLATION GAME (Subway Classic) – Williams Arena
Nov. 18 – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME (Subway Classic) – Williams Arena

Cancun Challenge – Missouri, UW-Green Bay, James Madison, Wichita State, Richmond
Nov. 22 – vs. Richmond (Cancun Challenge) – Cancun, Mexico
Nov. 23 – vs. James Madison (Cancun Challenge) – Cancun, Mexico
Nov. 24 – vs. Missouri (Cancun Challenge) – Cancun, Mexico

Nov. 29 – VIRGINIA (ACC/Big Ten Challenge) – Williams Arena
Dec. 2 – at Kansas – Lawrence, Kan.
Dec. 5 – DENVER – Williams Arena
Dec. 7 – UMKC – Williams Arena
Dec. 9 – ROBERT MORRIS – Williams Arena
Dec. 21 – NORTHERN IOWA – Williams Arena
Dec. 30 – CREIGHTON – Williams Arena

Jan. 3 – at Michigan State* – East Lansing, Mich.
Jan. 6 – at Wisconsin* – Madison, Wis.
Jan. 10 – OHIO STATE* – Williams Arena
Jan. 17 – at Purdue* – West Lafayette, Ind.
Jan. 20 – NEBRASKA* – Williams Arena
Jan. 24 – at Penn State* – University Park, Pa.
Jan. 28 – ILLINOIS* – Williams Arena
Jan. 31 – MICHIGAN* – Williams Arena
Feb. 3 – at Nebraska* – Lincoln, Neb.
Feb. 7 – IOWA* – Williams Arena
Feb. 10 – at Illinois* – Champaign, Ill.
Feb. 17 – NORTHWESTERN* – Williams Arena
Feb. 21 – at Ohio State* – Columbus, Ohio
Feb. 24 – PURDUE* – Williams Arena
Feb. 28 – PENN STATE* – Williams Arena
March 3 – at Indiana* – Bloomington, Ind.
March 7-10 – Big Ten Tournament – Hoffman Estates, Ill.

*Big Ten Conference game

 

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