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Banham's shot lifts Gophers to win at Ohio State

Ellsworth,Wisconsin 54011
Pierce County Herald
Banham's shot lifts Gophers to win at Ohio State
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

COLUMBUS, Ohio. - The University of Minnesota women's basketball team got a buzzer-beating, game-winning shot from star player Rachel Banham of Lakeville last night at Ohio State.

The Golden Gophers beat the Buckeyes 57-56 behind Banham's 17 points. Micaella Riche also scored 17 points for the winning team. Ohio State's Tayler Hill of Minneapolis scored 25 points, including 14-for-14 at the line. The Gophers led by six at halftime. Ohio State hit a shot with eight-seconds left to take a one-point lead, setting up Banham's heroics.

The Gophers are 16-11 overall and 5-8 in the Big Ten. Minnesota will host Purdue on Sunday.