Minnesota’s Zahui B. Sets Records

On Tuesday night in Minneapolis, University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. almost single handedly took down the 13th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes in a 93-80 win. The Sophomore center, who was honored before the game for breaking the Gopher’s career blocks record. Little did she, and the rest of the Minnesota contingent realize they were about to see her break more records on a night that seemed to be scripted for Zahui B.

Zahui B. finished the Big-Ten contest with 39 points and 29 rebounds in the single greatest performance in the history of Williams arena. Both of the above stats were career highs for the 6 foot 5 inch center and she has helped the Gophers to a 21-6 overall record and a 10-5 mark in the Big Ten. Zahui B. Sets Records The Gophers haven’t reached the NCAA tournament in 6 seasons and haven’t achieved 21 wins since their run into the sweet-sixteen in the 2004-2005 season. This win versus Iowa all but guarantees their spot in the big dance this season, thanks to a resume building win over the Hawkeyes.

The points and rebound totals were not the only accomplishments Zahui B. managed to tackle last night, she also reached 1,000 points in her career and she is only a Sophomore as Bernardo Chua stated. Her 29 rebounds broke a school record previously held Angie Iverson in 1996 when she grabbed 25 boards reported businessforhome.org. The feat also broke a conference record from 2001 when Iowa’s Jerica Watson brought down 26 boards.

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