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Zahui B. Named ESPNW National Player Of The Week

Sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. had a huge week to lead the Gopher women’s basketball team to a pair of wins. She’s now getting national attention for it. Zahui B. was named the National Player of the Week by espnW on Monday for the second time this season.

02/23/2015

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Sophomore Amanda Zahui Takes Charge For Minnesota Women

In the matter of two games, Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. has burst onto the national scene and put the Golden Gophers on the brink of an NCAA tournament berth.

02/23/2015

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Zahui B.’s Dominance For Gophers Has Been Years In The Making

She’s 6-foot-5 – more like 7-foot-8 with that fabulous hair – and has one of the most interesting names you’ll come across: Amanda Zahui B. The center for the Gophers women’s basketball team shortened her last name before coming to America to spare herself the pain of people constantly mispronouncing it.

02/23/2015

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University Of Minnesota Hosting Pro Day March 2

The University of Minnesota is hosting its pro day for outgoing Gophers football seniors on Monday, March 2. It’s a chance for graduating seniors from the football program who did not attend the NFL Combine to get live workouts in front of various NFL coaches and scouts.

02/23/2015

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Gophers Fall 4-3 In Overtime At Penn State For Weekend Split

The Gophers men’s hockey tied scored a late goal to force overtime at Penn State Saturday night, but gave up an early goal in the extra session to lose 4-3 to the Nittany Lions for a weekend split.

02/21/2015

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Minnesota’s Zahui B. Does It Again; 27 Points, 27 Boards

Amanda Zahui B. scored 27 and grabbed 27 rebounds to help Minnesota beat Michigan 91-88 in double overtime Saturday. That gives her 66 points and 56 rebounds in the last two games combined. It’s the most boards over a two-game stretch since 1999-00 according to STATS.

02/21/2015

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No. 5 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota

Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points, Bronson Koenig added a career-high 17 and No. 5 Wisconsin beat Minnesota 63-53 Saturday for its 10th straight win. The Badgers (25-2, 13-1 Big Ten) maintained their three-game conference lead in the loss column over Maryland, Purdue and Michigan State.

02/21/2015

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Big Ten Gauging Interest In Making Freshmen Ineligible

The Big Ten is studying whether freshmen athletes should be ineligible to compete while they adjust to college life. The league said Friday it has reached out to members to see if they are interested “in beginning a national discussion regarding a year of readiness for student-athletes.”

02/20/2015

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Northwestern Hits 15 3s To Beat Minnesota 72-66

Bryant McIntosh scored 17 points and Northwestern hit 15 3-pointers to beat Minnesota 72-66 on Wednesday night.

Tre Demps added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Wildcats (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten), who have won two straight in the conference following a 10-game losing streak. Northwestern shot 43.6 percent for the game, but 47 percent on 32 3-point attempts and only turned the ball over 10 times.

02/18/2015

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Can The Gophers Still Make The NCAA Tournament?

After losing at Indiana Sunday night, the Gophers are 16-10 overall and 5-8 in Big Ten play with five games remaining. Do they still have a chance to make the Big Dance? Here’s why they will and why they won’t.

02/18/2015

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Zahui B. Has Record Night As Minnesota Beats No. 13, Iowa 93-80

Amanda Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed a conference-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota upset No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday night.

02/18/2015

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Former Gophers Cobb, Williams, Wilson At NFL Combine

Running back David Cobb, tight end Maxx Williams and linebacker Damien Wilson are the ex-Gophers among more than 300 draft prospects scheduled to go through interviews, medical tests and skills drills at Lucas Oil Field in front of team officials from all around the league.

02/18/2015

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Gopher Gymnasts Band Together After Coaching Controversy

The University of Minnesota gymnastics program got a shocker before the season started. Meg Stephenson and her husband and volunteer assistant, Jim, were removed from their duties amid some controversy.

02/17/2015

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Gophers Rau, Wilcox Earn Big Ten Honors After Sweep Of Michigan

After a big weekend in a sweep of Michigan, University of Minnesota senior Kyle Rau was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

After a big week leading the Gophers women’s basketball team to a pair of wins, University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week.

02/16/2015

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Gopher Women Shoot Past Penn State, 85-77

Shae Kelley and Shayne Mullaney combined for 41 points as the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team won at Penn State 85-77 on Sunday. The Gophers (20-6, 9-5) got 23 points from Kelley in the victory. Mullaney added a career-high 18 points.

02/15/2015

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Indiana Handles Minnesota 90-71

Andre Hollins finished with 23 points, while Maurice Walker and DeAndre Mathieu scored 12 points apiece for the Gophers (16-10, 5-8), who had a three-game win streak snapped.

02/15/2015

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Gophers Shut Out Michigan For Weekend Sweep

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team shut out Michigan 2-0 Saturday night to claim a weekend sweep of the Wolverines at Mariucci Arena.

02/15/2015

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Gopher Women Sweep UMD, Clinch Big Ten Title

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Minnesota-Duluth with a 2-0 win Saturday at Ridder Arena and clinched the regular season WCHA title.

02/15/2015

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Minnesota’s Zahui B On Top 20 List For National Award

Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. (ZOW-ee bee) is one of the top 20 late-season finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the player of the year for college women’s basketball. She’s one of three Big Ten players on the list, determined by a panel of media members and announced Friday.

02/13/2015

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Walker Hits Late Free Throws; Minnesota Beats Iowa 64-59

Maurice Walker sank two free throws with 11 seconds left to help Minnesota beat Iowa 64-59 on Thursday night. Walker finished with seven points on 1-of-5 shooting, but went 5 of 6 from the line. Andre Hollins led Minnesota (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) with 20 points, making 7 of 14 from the field.

02/12/2015

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Kelley Leads Gophers Women Past Wisconsin, 93-82

Shae Kelley scored a career-high 33 points Wednesday night and added 14 rebounds to lead the Gophers women’s basketball team to a 93-82 win over Wisconsin at Williams Arena.

02/12/2015

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Gophers’ Boyd Named Big Ten’s First Star Of The Week

University of Minnesota senior forward Travis Boyd received honors from the Big Ten and NCAA this week after leading the Gophers to a weekend sweep of Ohio State at Mariucci Arena.

02/10/2015

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Wagner Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Minnesota guard Carlie Wagner was named the league’s Freshman of the Week.

02/09/2015

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Gopher Women Use Big Second Half To Beat Spartans, 86-79

The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team was in desperate need of a win Sunday, having lost four of its past five games before hosting Michigan State.

02/08/2015

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Gophers Battle Mizzou In Citrus Bowl

Minnesota was a 4.5-point underdog going into the game with Missouri, their first New Year’s Day bowl game in more than half a century.

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Gophers Upset Nebraska

No. 24-ranked Nebraska came into TCF Bank Stadium and walked out a loser, as Minnesota nabbed a 34-23 win.

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Ohio State Defeats Minnesota, 71-45

Ohio St used their 16-0 second-half run to get past Minnesota.

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Gophers Lose Bowl Game

The Golden Gophers gave up a fourth-quarter lead and lost 34-31 in the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl to Texas Tech.

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