When the Golden Gophers take the field Thursday evening, they’ll be greeted by the University of Minnesota marching band belting out the rouser.
The Gopher football season kicks off tomorrow. Eastern Illinois is the opponent, but the bigger question is: Are they built to improve on a bowl Season? The catalyst for this season started last season, when Syracuse upset the Gophers in their bowl game.
There’s a lot of excitement around many college football teams as the season starts this week. Everybody has potential, and with a new four-team playoff system established, there will be a true and undeniable national champion at the end of the year. The University of Minnesota is one of several teams to open its regular season Thursday night.
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball program announced its 2014-15 schedule late last week as Richard Pitino enters his second year with the program. The Gophers, coming off an NIT title, will have 17 home gamed during the regular season.
With the last home preseason game over, Vikings fans are ready for the first regular season at TCF Bank Stadium. But the new location brings some added challenges, with fans struggling while getting around the stadium.
One of the keys to the Gopher football team’s defense is the man who runs it. It’s largely because he has head coaching experience … for the Gophers!
The University of Minnesota announced Thursday the date and time has been set for the Gophers men’s basketball team to face off against Louisville in the Armed Forces Classic. Richard Pitino and the Gophers will face Rick Pitino and the Cardinals at 6 p.m. on Nov. 14 in a game that will be televised nationally on ESPN.
For the first time under coach Jerry Kill, Minnesota has made significant progress. Last season, the Gophers doubled their Big Ten victory total of the previous two years. Their eight wins were the most the program had in a decade.
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team finalized its match-up on Tuesday for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in early December. The Gophers will head to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and face Wake Forest at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in a contest that will be televised nationally on ESPNU.
Preseason football is underway, and without a home of their own the Minnesota Vikings have moved in to their temporary home at TCF Bank Stadium That means some big changes for fans.
The University of Minnesota says it’s working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins’ nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November. University President Eric Kaler gave the assurances in a letter to U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, a Democrat who has said using the name would violate school policies on equity and diversity.
University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday he’s named a new director of basketball operations for the program. Pitino named Nate Pomeday, a former Big Ten Conference player at Northwestern, to the Gophers staff.
The Gophers open their fall camp on Friday, and there’s plenty of excitement around the program as it continues to make strides in Kill’s fourth season. Here are the top six things to watch this season.
World-class soccer is coming to the Twin Cities this weekend, and world-class soccer needs a world-class field. It takes a lot of effort to put real grass over the artificial turf that covers TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
A key feature of a proposed settlement of a head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA is the creation of a $70 million fund to pay for medical evaluations of current and former college players in several sports.
No. 24-ranked Nebraska came into TCF Bank Stadium and walked out a loser, as Minnesota nabbed a 34-23 win.
Ohio St used their 16-0 second-half run to get past Minnesota.
The Golden Gophers gave up a fourth-quarter lead and lost 34-31 in the Meineke Car Care of Texas Bowl to Texas Tech.