The Gopher women's basketball team defeated #9 Ohio State 76-65 Sunday afternoon at Williams Arena.  Rachel Banham led the Gophers with 20 points and Kiara Buford added 15 points for Minnesota.  The Gophers shot 50 percent while Ohio State shot 34 percent.

Minnesota is 12-11 overall and 4-5 in the Big Ten.  The Gophers will play at Illinois Thursday night at 7:30, pregame on WJON at 7:00.