MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U women's hockey team routs Bemidji State 10-0
MINNEAPOLIS - Bemidji State was no match for the No. 1 ranked University of Minnesota women's hockey team as the Golden Gophers scored six goals in the second period alone for a 10-0 win Friday evening at Ridder Arena.
Rachel Bona, Hannah Brandt and Sarah Davis all scored twice for the U. Assist leaders included four for Rachel Ramsey, Kate Schipper had three (along with a goal), and two each for Bona, Davis and Millica McMillen. Maryanne Menefee had a goal and an assist. Minnesota had 40 shots on goal to BSU's 21 and winning goalie Amanda Leveille made 21 saves. The series concludes this afternoon starting at 4:07 p.m.
Eric Gordon scored 20 points and helped key a huge fourth-quarter swing that lifted the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98- 91 triumph over the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday. Gordon recorded nine points on 4-of-5 shooting in the final frame, during which New Orleans outscored the Timberwolves by a 37-20 margin to rally for its sixth win in eight games. Anthony Davis justified his recent All-Star Game addition by adding 26 points and 10 rebounds to the victory, with Brian Roberts contributing 16 points and six assists for the Pelicans. Timberwolves star Kevin Love returned from a one-game absence to put up 26 points and 19 rebounds, but finished just 6-of-20 from the field and Minnesota faltered down the stretch to suffer its fourth loss in five outings. Corey Brewer and Kevin Martin recorded 16 and 15 points, respectively, for the Timberwolves.