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Mizzou, Minnesota Primed For Citrus Bowl Matchup

At Minnesota, fourth-year coach Jerry Kill and the Golden Gophers (8-4) are celebrating a return to a New Year’s Day bowl for the first time since 1962.

12/31/2014

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Twin Cities Restaurants Prepare For Citrus Bowl Crowds

Twin Cities restaurants are gearing up for the Citrus Bowl. Even though the game is in Orlando, Fla., Buffalo Wild Wings regional manager Sue Benson said the Gopher team excitement should help restaurants gain many customers on New Year’s Day.

12/30/2014

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Jerry Kill, Back From Leave, Leads Gophers To Bowl

When Minnesota coach Jerry Kill came back from a leave of absence sooner than expected, everyone took notice. Last year, after a bout with epileptic seizures forced Kill to miss an entire game for the first time in his career, he appeared in the locker room at Northwestern to give the Gophers a surprise pep talk.

12/30/2014

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Gophers Zauhi Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

After a big win over Nebraska Monday night, the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team got a weekly honor Tuesday from the Big Ten Conference. Amanda Zahui B., a sophomore center, was named the league’s Player of the Week.

12/30/2014

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Minnesota Knocks Off No. 12 Nebraska 72-69

Amanda Zahui B. scored 20 points — including a pair of free throws with 6 seconds left — and blocked a last-second shot to secure Minnesota’s 72-69 win over No. 12 Nebraska on Monday in both team’s Big Ten opener.

12/29/2014

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Minnesota Dismisses Receiver Donovahn Jones

Minnesota wide receiver Donovahn Jones has been dismissed from the program for what the school says is an unspecified violation of team policy.

12/28/2014

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Morris, Minnesota Put Away UNC-Wilmington 108-82

arlos Morris scored a career-high 24 points as Minnesota defeated UNC Wilmington 108-82 on Saturday. Morris hit 8 of 15 shots and all seven of his free throws as the Gophers (11-2) overcame an early nine-point deficit to win going away.

12/27/2014

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Gophers Get Down To Business As Bowl Game Nears

It’s down to business for the Gophers football squad. The University of Minnesota team is on the ground in Orlando, Florida ahead of its Jan. 1 Citrus Bowl matchup with Missouri. The Gophers were headed to a high school field Friday for a 75-minute practice.

12/26/2014

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After Beating Bone Cancer, Aspiring Football Player Will Head To Citrus Bowl

Among the number of people heading down to Florida to watch the Minnesota Gophers take on the Missouri Tigers in the Citrus Bowl on New Year’s Day is the O’Brien family.

12/26/2014

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Gophers Head To Florida For Citrus Bowl

The countdown to touchdown is officially underway as the Minnesota Gophers take off for Florida Thursday to play in the Citrus Bowl. They face number 16-ranked Missouri. The two teams square off on New Year’s Day at noon on national television. The coaches and players arrived on campus around 8:30 a.m. with their luggage in tow.

12/25/2014

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Minnesota Sneaks Past Furman 86-76

Joey King made 8 of 11 shots and scored 19 points as Minnesota got past Furman 86-76 on Monday.

12/22/2014

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Gophers QB Leidner Preps For Citrus Bowl

Like Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Gophers’ staff carefully monitors the progress of its quarterback — Mitch Leidner. He heads to the Citrus Bowl, ready to take another step. Leidner has grown in the fall of 2014, making strides at a position where you better be good.

12/22/2014

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Gophers’ Nate Mason Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Nate Mason of the University of Minnesota has been named the league’s Freshman of the Week for men’s basketball.

12/22/2014

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Morris, Minnesota Beat Seattle 92-57

Carlos Morris scored a season-high 19 points, Mo Walker had 15 points and six rebounds and Minnesota romped past Seattle 92-57 Friday for its sixth straight victory. Andre Hollins and Nate Mason each added 15 points for the Gophers (9-2), who returned from an eight-day game break for final exams with another noncompetitive nonconference tuneup.

12/19/2014

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Supporters Want Duluth Women’s Hockey Coach Reinstated

Supporters of Shannon Miller and the rest of the Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey staff want them reinstated. Miller coached UMD to five NCAA national championships. But the university decided not to renew her contract after this season.

12/19/2014

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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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