FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen, Minnesota new women’s basketball coach, holds up a team jersey alongside athletic director Mark Coyle during an NCAA college basketball news conference at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. The Minnesota women’s basketball team has sold out the home opener, a clear sign of the buzz surrounding the program following the hire of the beloved Lindsay Whalen as head coach.
FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen, Minnesota new women’s basketball coach, holds up a team jersey alongside athletic director Mark Coyle during an NCAA college basketball news conference at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. The Minnesota women’s basketball team has sold out the home opener, a clear sign of the buzz surrounding the program following the hire of the beloved Lindsay Whalen as head coach. Star Tribune via AP, File Aaron Lavinsky
FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen, Minnesota new women’s basketball coach, holds up a team jersey alongside athletic director Mark Coyle during an NCAA college basketball news conference at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. The Minnesota women’s basketball team has sold out the home opener, a clear sign of the buzz surrounding the program following the hire of the beloved Lindsay Whalen as head coach. Star Tribune via AP, File Aaron Lavinsky

Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd

November 09, 2018 11:45 AM