Gopher women lose to South Florida

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The University of Minnesota women's basketball team fell to 1-2 on the season with a 60-52 loss to South Florida on Sunday at the Women's Basketball Invitational TipOff Classic in Daytona Beach, Fla.

According to Gopher Sports, Kirara Buford, a senior at the University, led the team with 16 points against Florida and totaled 43 points over the course of the weekend.

Buford, who was named to the WBI all-tournament team, also finished with 15 rebounds and 10 assists during the weekend, according to the Pioneer Press.

Kionna Kellogg, a sophomore at the U, posted season-highs with 10 points and eight rebounds, playing the best game of her life. Junior Katie Loberg assisted the Gophers by matching Kellogg with eight rebounds, according to Gopher Sports.

The Pioneer Press reported that Minnesota made one field goal in the first eight minutes of the game, while a layup by Kellogg ignited a 15-11 run, and brought the Gophers within four points of South Florida by halftime.

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