Milwaukee Panthers 80
Minnesota Gophers 87
The Minnesota Gophers are moving on in the WNIT Tournament. The Gophers beat Milwaukee 87-80 Wednesday night at 'The Barn.'
1. Banham goes bonkers
Playing in her final postseason, Rachel Banham absolutely took control of the game and broke a WNIT postseason record. She finished the night with 48 points on 18/33 shooting as she put the entire team on her back.
The mark set a new postseason WNIT single-game record. The senior guard from Lakeville was especially ridiculous in the third quarter.
If the 48 points weren't enough, Banham also grabbed seven rebounds and dished out two assists.
2. Sophomore leads Milwaukee
Sophomore forward Steph Kostowicz led the way for the Panthers. She kept Milwaukee close most of the night with a double-double, scoring 30 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
3. Others step up
Shayne Mullaney scored 10 of the Gophers 14 total bench points as well.
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The Gophers will host South Dakota in the second round of the WNIT on Sunday.