Minnesota fires women's coach Borton

By The Sports Network
March 28, 2014 - 6:03pm

Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - The Minnesota Golden Gophers fired head
women's basketball coach Pam Borton on Friday.

Borton had a record of 236-152 in 12 seasons as coach of the team and led the program to six NCAA Tournament appearances, including a 2004 Final Four appearance and three WNIT berths.

Minnesota was 22-13 this season, including an 8-8 mark in the Big Ten. The Golden Gophers lost to South Dakota State Thursday in the third round of the WNIT.

"I am grateful for my 12 seasons at the University of Minnesota," Borton said in a statement. "This is a great state and university, and I have enjoyed becoming a part of thi