- Sep 9, 2015
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COVID and injuries took their toll last season, Coach Lindsay Whalen saw a big difference this preseason by just having more players healthy.
Kent Youngblood recaps the covid season injuries and issues and finishes on a hopeful note.
A year ago the Gophers jumped into the season not knowing what to expect. This time? With great expectations.
Whalen expects a top-half finish in the Big Ten, which would mean an NCAA tournament invite, something that eluded the Gophers the last three years.
"I want to play in the tournament,'' Whalen said.
All the top scorers are back. Helgren and Winters should make big contributions.
"If we put it all together?'' Scalia said. "We have a solid starting five, for sure. It's the chemistry of putting it all together. But I think it's going to be really good.'