Banham's shot lifts Gophers to win at Ohio State
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.