Wagner nets 26, Minnesota women upset No. 23 Michigan 93-87
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlie Wagner scored 26 points and Minnesota outscored No. 23 Michigan 11-4 in the final three minutes for a 93-87 win Wednesday night.
Katelynn Flaherty’s 3 pointer gave the Wolverines an 83-82 lead with five minutes left but they missed their next three shots while Gadiva Hubbard sandwiched two baskets around a Kehinde Bello bucket for the Gophers. After Nicole Munger ended the four-minute drought the Gophers made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 31 seconds.
Hubbard finished with 17 points and seven assists for Minnesota (20-6, 9-4 Big Ten), which reached 20 wins for the 13th time, three times in four years under coach Marlene Stollings. Kenisha Bell had 16 points, Destiny Pitts 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Flaherty had 26 points for the Wolverines (20-8, 9-6), who have lost two straight and four of five, none to ranked teams. Akienreh Johnson added a career-high 19.