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Banham's shot lifts Gophers to win at Ohio State

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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.

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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.

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