Borton: "We have a lot to prove" as Gopher women open regular season

Pam Borton's tenth season as U of M women's basketball coach begins with three games in three days during a season-opening tournament in Florida. A contest with 13th-ranked Florida State is sandwiched between games against Arkansas and South Florida.
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Pam Borton's tenth season as U of M women's basketball coach begins with three games in three days during a season-opening tournament in Florida. A contest with 13th-ranked Florida State is sandwiched between games against Arkansas and South Florida.

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