Lindsay Whalen named the new head coach of the University of Minnesota women's basketball team
One of the greatest players to ever wear the maroon and gold will now coach the team at Williams Arena.
The University of Minnesota announced that former All-American Lindsay Whalen has been named the new coach of the women's basketball team.
Whalen is a four-time WNBA champion with the Minnesota Lynx, who she will play with this summer and then begin her coaching duties.
Whalen was a three-time All-American with the Gophers and led them to the Final Four in 2004.
She's the school's all-time leading scorer and will formally be introduced tomorrow.