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Gophers Open 2nd Half With 21-2 Run To Beat Purdue, 62-58

Andre Hollins scored 18 points and Minnesota held Purdue scoreless for the first five minutes of the second half in a 62-58 victory on Saturday. Joey King added 11 for the Golden Gophers (15-9, 4-7 Big Ten), who broke the game open with a 21-2 run coming out of the break. The Gophers forced eight of Purdue’s season-high 23 turnovers during the surge, and then held on for dear life.

02/07/2015

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Minnesota Announces 2015 Football Recruiting Class

It’s National Signing Day for high school athletes as they put the pen to paper and finalize where they are heading to be student-athletes in college.

02/04/2015

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Gophers’ Ambroz Named Big Ten’s Second Star Of The Week

After a big weekend in helping the University of Minnesota take four out of six points at Wisconsin, senior Seth Ambroz was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.

02/03/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui B. Named Big Ten Co-Player Of The Week

The University of Minnesota announced Monday that sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. was named a Co-Player of the Week by the Big Ten. Zahui B. averaged 14.5 points, 14 rebounds, eight blocks and 2.5 steals per game over a two-game stretch last.

02/02/2015

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Gophers Women Fall At Northwestern, 70-49

Despite having two players score in double figures, the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team lost 70-49 at Northwestern Sunday to fall to 6-4 in Big Ten play.

02/01/2015

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Walker Leads Minnesota’s Romp Past Nebraska, 60-42

Mo Walker led Minnesota with 19 points and eight rebounds and Andre Hollins added 12 points, helping the Gophers avenge a recent loss to Nebraska with a 60-42 victory over the sputtering Huskers on Saturday. Hollins had six assists and five rebounds, too, and the Gophers (14-9, 3-7) bounced back from their latest of six Big Ten losses by five points or fewer.

01/31/2015

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Minnesota, Iowa Meet Friday In Battle Of Top Wrestling Squads

There are two different wrestling polls: One has the University of Minnesota ranked No. 1 in the country, the other as Iowa as the nation’s best college team. They will settle it Friday night, when the Hawkeyes visit and face the Gophers at Williams Arena.

01/29/2015

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Gophers Women Hold Off Penn State, 75-64

Amanda Zahui B. collected her second triple-double of the season Wednesday night to lead the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team to a 75-64 win over Penn State at Williams Arena.

01/29/2015

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Penn State Holds Off Minnesota Rally In 63-58 Win

D.J. Newbill scored 12 points, Jordan Dickerson blocked a shot with 4 seconds left and Penn State held off a late Minnesota rally to defeat the Gophers 63-58 Wednesday night. Penn State (14-7, 2-6 Big Ten) led by 10 points at the half but the Gophers (13-9, 2-7) shot their way back into a 46-45 lead before Devin Foster gave the Lions a lead they would hold for their second straight conference victory.

01/28/2015

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Tenacity Remains A Challenge For Minnesota’s Walker

Mo Walker has plenty of discipline. He dropped about 60 pounds after Richard Pitino was hired to make sure he could keep up with Minnesota coach’s faster style. The 6-foot-10 center’s biggest challenge these days revolves around mental toughness.

01/27/2015

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Gophers Women Fall Out Of AP Top 25

The Minnesota women’s basketball team has fallen out of the top 25 after consecutive losses.

01/26/2015

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No. 25 Rutgers Women Beat No. 21 Minnesota, 66-61

Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night.

01/25/2015

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Hollins Helps Minnesota Push Past Illinois 79-71

Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois. Hollins finished 10 for 15 from the field, including 5 for 7 from 3-point range, and grabbed five rebounds for the Golden Gophers (13-8, 2-6 Big Ten). Carlos Morris had 13 of his 16 points in the first half, Mo Walker chipped in 12 points and 13 rebounds and Nate Mason added 10 points and six assists.

01/24/2015

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Discrimination Claim Filed Against University Of Minnesota

A complaint has been filed against the University of Minnesota that alleges gender discrimination in intercollegiate athletics. The university says in a statement that a complaint was filed with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.

01/23/2015

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Minnesota To Get Banham Back Next Season

Minnesota will get guard Rachel Banham back for another year. Banham announced Friday she’ll return to the team next season after being awarded a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA, essentially a reset of her senior year.

01/23/2015

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Purdue Women Stun No. 21 Minnesota In Overtime 90-88

Whitney Bays scored 25 points, including the game-winning jumper with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, to give the Purdue women a 90-88 upset over No. 21 Minnesota on Thursday.

01/22/2015

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U of M To Recognize $15M Donor On Saturday

The University of Minnesota has raised $65 million toward the athletic facilities campaign, roughly one-third of the original goal.

01/22/2015

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Gopher Basketball Retiring Randy Breuer’s Jersey Saturday

Gophers great Randy Breuer, a Lake City, Minn., native, will have his No. 45 jersey retired during a halftime ceremony Saturday.

01/22/2015

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Minnesota Adds Auburn Transfer, Former DeLaSalle Standout

The Minnesota women’s basketball team has added another in-state player. Sophomore guard Allina Starr has decided to transfer from Auburn.

01/22/2015

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Gophers’ Lettieri Suspended 1 Game After Altercation Against Wisconsin

University of Minnesota sophomore Vinni Lettieri was suspended one game on Monday by the Big Ten Conference after an altercation between the Gophers and Wisconsin broke out near the end of Minnesota’s 5-2 win on Saturday at Mariucci Arena.

01/19/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Monday after having a big week in a pair of victories.

01/19/2015

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No. 23 Minnesota Sneaks Past Indiana 65-61

Carile Wagner’s jumper with 37 seconds left lifted No. 23 Minnesota over Indiana 65-61 on Sunday. Wagner’s 3 with 1:18 left in the game gave Minnesota a 60-59 lead.

01/18/2015

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Gophers’ Beat Wisconsin 5-2 On Hockey Day Minnesota

After settling for a tie with Wisconsin Friday night, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team dominated Saturday in a 5-2 win over the Badgers at Mariucci Arena.

01/17/2015

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Meet The Gopher Who’s The No. 1 College Wrestler In The U.S.

Here is a glimmer of sports hope on the local landscape. The Gopher wrestling team is ranked number one in the country, with a local wrestler ranked number one as an individual. Dylan Ness knows what it means to work. He was state champion at Bloomington Kennedy High school.

01/17/2015

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‘U’ Mascot Wins Bronze In Nat’l Cheer Contest

The University of Minnesota’s Goldy Gopher now has the hardware to prove he’s one of the best mascots in the country. Goldy took home the bronze at the Universal Cheer Association college nationals in Orlando this weekend.

01/17/2015

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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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