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Updated: January 10th, 2013 10:19pm
Rachel Banham scores 24 as Gophers win first home conference game

Rachel Banham scores 24 as Gophers win first home conference game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rachel Banham poured in 24 points and Micaëlla Riché added 20 to pace the Gophers women's basketball team in an 83-74 victory over Ohio State on Thursday night at Williams Arena.

Sari Noga had a team-high nine rebounds for the "U" (13-4, 2-1 Big Ten Conference), which outrebounded the Buckeyes (10-6, 0-3) by a 44-29 margin in its home conference opener.

The Gophers scored 29 points off 17 Ohio State turnovers.

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