Whalen's game, personality win over fans
NEW ORLEANS -- So how popular is Minnesota senior guard Lindsay Whalen?
"She is Kevin Garnett in Minnesota," Gophers coach Pam Borton says. "She's just as popular, if not more popular, than a lot of the pro athletes there."
Kevin Garnett? MVP KG? Absolutely.
Put it this way: Big Ticket called the Gophers last week to invite Whalen and her teammates to a Beyonce concert.
Uh, accepting the offer would've been a flagrant rules violation, but you get the point. Lindsay Whalen ...
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