After losing their first regulation game in Big Ten Conference play Thursday night, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team was swept in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin Friday night.
Seven different players scored Friday night as the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team handled Bemidji State with ease in a 10-0 victory at Ridder Arena Friday night. The Gophers, ranked No. 1 in the nation, improved to 27-1-1 on the season with the win. Minnesota got five goals in the win from the line of Rachael Bona, Sarah Davis and Kate Schipper.
A 14-game unbeaten streak came to an end for the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin Thursday night. It’s the Gophers’ first regulation loss since last November in their first loss in Big Ten Conference play.
Women’s hockey gets started this weekend at the Sochi Olympics and the U.S. team has a strong Minnesota flavor. But beyond that, they’re excited for the chance to win America’s first gold since the very first gold.
A.J. Hammons had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Purdue Boilermakers to a 77-74 triple overtime victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday night.
Minnesota’s top high school football player will be wearing Maroon and Gold at the University of Minnesota in the fall. Minneapolis Washburn senior Jeff Jones, who recently won Mr. Football, made his college decision official on Wednesday.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team remained a unanimous No. 1 team in the country when the latest polls came out Monday, and goalie Adam Wilcox has had a lot to do with it. Wilcox, who leads the Big Ten and is second in the country with 18 wins this season, was named the league’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.
The Gophers (15-7, 4-5) had the ball at the end, but DeAndre Mathieu’s layup was short and Mo Walker’s putback was off, too, before the final buzzer went off. Walker scored 14 points and Austin Hollins had 13 points, six rebounds and three steals.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 overtime tie with Michigan State Friday night at Mariucci Arena, but the Gophers lost 2-1 in a shootout.
The Minnesota Gophers will play some of this season’s home baseball games under the lights.
Former Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson has decided to transfer to Rutgers. The sophomore’s father, Pat Nelson, told both Twin Cities newspapers Wednesday that his son will enroll at the New Jersey school after visiting there Sunday and Monday.
After earning MVP honors in the North Star College Cup, goalie Adam Wilcox earned weekly honors from the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday. Wilcox made 38 saves to lead the Gophers to a 4-1 win over St. Cloud State last Friday and made 38 more saves in a 4-4 tie with Minnesota-Duluth.
Tyler Matson spent some golden years as a Golden Gopher. “Unbelievable experience,” Matson said. “Playing for Don Lucia, the Gophers and being in Minnesota and being a Minnesota kid … you want to play there.” His current residence is just over three hours south in Des Moines, where he plays for the Wild’s AHL team – the Iowa Wild. Interstate 35W and a whole bunch of players are between him and the big club.
The nets could be cut down in Minnesota again. Minneapolis has made the list of finalists for the next round of Final Four bids.
Terran Petteway scored a career-high 35 points, Nebraska overcame Malik Smith’s shooting exhibition in his first start for Minnesota, and the Cornhuskers bounced back from a crushing loss at Penn State to hang on for an 82-78 victory Sunday.
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.