Minnesota’s Zahui B. does it again; 27 points, 27 boards
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Amanda Zahui B. scored 27 and grabbed 27 rebounds to help Minnesota beat Michigan 91-88 in double overtime Saturday.
That gives her 66 points and 56 rebounds in the last two games combined. It’s the most boards over a two-game stretch since 1999-00 according to STATS.
Zahui B. also had five blocks in the game to total 109 on the season, breaking her own school record she set last season as a freshman.
Shae Kelley had 23 points with 10 rebounds and Carlie Wagner added 21 points for Minnesota (22-6, 11-5 Big Ten).
Cyesha Goree scored 26 points and grabbed 20 rebounds – the third 20-20 game in Michigan history. Katelynn Flaherty added a career-high 27 points for the Wolverines (15-12, 7-9).
Michigan’s Nicole Elmblad hit a layup at the buzzer to end regulation and made a jumper with 22 seconds left in the first overtime to force another session.
Zahui B., who had a career-high 39 points and a conference-record 29 rebounds in an upset of No. 13 Iowa on Tuesday, scored five straight points to give Minnesota a 90-84 lead.