Minnesota’s Whalen to miss Rutgers game due to emergency surgery

The University of Minnesota has released the following statement on the status of head women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen:

University of Minnesota women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Whalen had successful, emergency appendectomy surgery on Tuesday evening. She is recovering and will not coach the Gophers on Thursday at Rutgers. Carly Thibault-DuDonis will serve as Minnesota’s acting head coach at Rutgers. Coach Whalen’s status will be updated prior to Minnesota’s home game against Maryland on Sunday. 


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