For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Jerry Kill Talks On His Time With The Gophers: 'I'm Blessed'Jerry Kill is no longer the football coach at the University of Minnesota. His retirement less than a month ago because of health reasons with epilepsy and seizures have been reported. Monday night, Kill and his wife, Rebecca, take us through that final week.
Gophers Fall 81-68 To Texas Tech At Puerto Rico Tip-OffCarlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2), who never put together enough baskets and stops — they usually got one or the other — to close the gap once Texas Tech finally gained a cushion.
Gophers Beat Illinois 32-23, Ending 4-Game Losing StreakShannon Brooks rushed for 174 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard romp into the end zone with 1:25 remaining for Minnesota to seal a 32-23 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
Minnesota Holds Off Missouri State 74-69 In Puerto Ricojoey King scored 18 points to help Minnesota beat Missouri State 74-69 Friday in the consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Carlos Morris added 12 points for the Gophers (3-1), who got off to a fast start to build a double-digit lead that reached 18 points early in the second half.
Gophers Fall To Temple At Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 75-70Devin Coleman scored 12 of his 15 points in the final seven minutes, and Temple rallied past Minnesota 75-70 on Thursday in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic.
TCF Bank Stadium Will Have Enhanced Security For Final 2 Gophers GamesUniversity of Minnesota officials announced Wednesday that with the Gophers football team's final two regular season games both being at home, the school is taking enhanced security measures to ensure the safety of fans. The move comes after the recent terrorist attacks in France.
Gophers' Schierhorn Named Big Ten's Third StarUniversity of Minnesota goaltender Eric Schierhorn was recognized Tuesday by the Big Ten Conference after the Gophers got a split with Minnesota State University, Mankato, last weekend. Schierhorn was named the Big Ten's Third Star of the Week.
Gophers' King Named Big Ten Co-Player Of The WeekSenior forward Joey King is off to a fast start as the University of Minnesota men's basketball team is 2-0 after wins over the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Louisiana-Monroe. King was named the Big Ten Co-Player of the Week Monday.
Gophers RB Brooks Named Big Ten Freshman Of The WeekDespite a 40-35 loss at Iowa Saturday night, Gophers freshman running back Shannon Brooks was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday. Brooks had 14 carries for 86 yards and a touchdown and threw a 42-yard touchdown on a trick play in the fourth quarter to keep the Gophers close.
King, Dorsey Lead Gophers Past UL-Monroe 67-56Kevin Dorsey and Joey King keyed a second-half surge and Minnesota rallied to beat Louisiana-Monroe 67-56 on Sunday. King finished with 20 points, Nate Mason had 12 and Dorsey 11 for the Golden Gophers (2-0).
Despite Late Push, Gophers Fall To Iowa 40-35LeShun Daniels rushed for a career-high 195 yards and three touchdowns and No. 8 Iowa held off Minnesota 40-35 on Saturday night to start 10-0 for the first time in school history.