7 p.m. vs. Michigan • No TV, 93.3-FM
Can Gophers solve Wolverines?
Preview: The Gophers (19-6,8-4 Big Ten) will try to end a three-game losing streak against the visiting Wolverines. The Gophers started their current four-game homestand with a 101-68 victory over Penn State on Sunday. The victory, their fifth in the past six games, was the fifth time the Gophers have scored more than 100 points this season. The Gophers shot 57 percent (13-for-23) from three-point range. Michigan (20-7, 9-5) lost at Michigan State 66-61 on Sunday. The loss was the third in the past four games for the Wolverines. The Wolverines defeated the Spartans at home 74-48 on Jan. 23. The Wolverines are allowing just 61.3 points per game.
Players to watch: Gophers sophomore guard Gadiva Hubbard matched her season high on Sunday with a game-high 25 points. Junior guard Kenisha Bell had her fifth double-double (15 points, 10 assists) of the season on Sunday. Michigan guard Katelynn Flaherty, a 5-7 senior averaging 23.6 points per game, and center Hallie Thome, a 6-5 junior averaging 17 points, are the highest-scoring duo in the Big Ten.
Numbers: This is the seventh consecutive season the Wolverines have won at least 20 games. The Wolverines won the WNIT championship last season after being left out of the NCAA tournament despite a third-place finish in the Big Ten regular season. The Wolverines won a school-record 28 games.