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Gophers Get Rutgers In Opener At Big 10 Tournament

Minnesota will start the Big Ten tournament with a play-in game against last-place Rutgers. With a 6-12 record in conference play, the Gophers lost a tiebreaker with Northwestern and received the No. 11 seed.

03/09/2015

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3 Minnesota Pitchers Combine To No-Hit Creighton At CWS Park

Dalton Sawyer pitched a career-high seven innings, Tyler Hanson worked the eighth and Lance Thonvold finished with a 1-2-3 ninth at TD Ameritrade Park. It was Minnesota’s first no-hitter since Tom Windle did it against Western Illinois in 2013.

03/08/2015

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Newbill’s Buzzer-Beating 3 Lifts Penn State Past Minnesota

D.J. Newbill pulled up and calmly swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving him 31 points to lift Penn State to a 79-76 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.

03/08/2015

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Gophers Adding A Wrinkle: Going No-Huddle

The bread and butter of the Gopher football team’s offense has been a ground-and-pound rushing attack, but as they hold their spring practices over the next month, they’re adding in a new wrinkle: The no-huddle is coming to Minnesota.

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No. 6 Wisconsin Wins Big 10 Title By Beating Minnesota 76-63

Wisconsin wasn’t about to let up after clinching at least a tie for the Big Ten title last weekend.

The Badgers had plenty of red-clad support with them on the road for inspiration. There was a certain 7-footer with all kinds of skills who helped a lot, too.

03/05/2015

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Gophers’ Brandt Wins Women’s WCHA Player Of The Year

Hannah Brandt and Rachel Ramsey claimed the top honors as the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team took eight awards from the WCHA, the league announced Wednesday.

03/04/2015

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Minnesota’s Zahui B Named To Naismith Trophy Top 10 List

A day after being named the Big Ten Player of the Year by the media, University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy. The award goes to the Player of the Year in women’s college basketball. Zahui is one of 10 semifinalists.

03/03/2015

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Top 2 Gopher NFL Prospects Sit On The Sidelines at Pro Day

Former Gophers running back David Cobb strained his quad at the NFL Combine last month, and rather than risk further injury by testing it in the Gophers’ annual Pro Day on Monday, he’s giving it time to heal up, and planning to hold his own personal pro day in early April.

03/02/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui Named Big Ten Player Of The Year

The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Minnesota sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. was named the league’s Player of the Year by the media.

03/02/2015

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Gophers Football Opens Spring Practice March 3

Coming off its second straight 8-5 season and third consecutive season to end with a bowl game, the University of Minnesota football team opens spring practice on Tuesday.

03/01/2015

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Dixon, No. 17 Iowa Women Pull Away From Minnesota 92-76

Melissa Dixon hit eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points, two other players got close to triple-doubles on Sunday and No. 17 Iowa set a record for home wins with a 92-76 win over Minnesota that also secured No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament for the Hawkeyes.

03/01/2015

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Don Lucia Ties ‘U’ Record For Overall Wins

Gophers hockey coach Don Lucia just earned his 390th career victory with the University of Minnesota. That ties him with Doug Woog for the most wins in Gophers coaching history.

02/27/2015

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Minnesota Upsets Michigan State 96-90 In OT

Carlos Morris made a tying 3-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, Minnesota controlled the overtime for a 96-90 win over Michigan State on Thursday night. The Golden Gophers (17-12, 6-10 Big Ten) snapped a 15-game losing streak at Michigan State, winning in East Lansing for the first time since 1997.

02/26/2015

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3 Gophers Finalists For Top Women’s Hockey Award

The University of Minnesota announced Thursday that three players on the women’s hockey team have been named finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Award. It goes every year to the top player in women’s college hockey.

02/26/2015

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Gopher Women Fall At Nebraska, 74-50

The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team fell behind early Tuesday night and never recovered in a 74-50 loss at Nebraska. The Gophers fell behind 10-2 early and trailed 32-28 at the half.

02/24/2015

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Gophers’ Zahui Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

University of Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week in women’s basketball after she led the Gophers to a pair of victories last week.

02/24/2015

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Zahui B. Named ESPNW National Player Of The Week

Sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. had a huge week to lead the Gopher women’s basketball team to a pair of wins. She’s now getting national attention for it. Zahui B. was named the National Player of the Week by espnW on Monday for the second time this season.

02/23/2015

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Sophomore Amanda Zahui Takes Charge For Minnesota Women

In the matter of two games, Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. has burst onto the national scene and put the Golden Gophers on the brink of an NCAA tournament berth.

02/23/2015

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Zahui B.’s Dominance For Gophers Has Been Years In The Making

She’s 6-foot-5 – more like 7-foot-8 with that fabulous hair – and has one of the most interesting names you’ll come across: Amanda Zahui B. The center for the Gophers women’s basketball team shortened her last name before coming to America to spare herself the pain of people constantly mispronouncing it.

02/23/2015

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University Of Minnesota Hosting Pro Day March 2

The University of Minnesota is hosting its pro day for outgoing Gophers football seniors on Monday, March 2. It’s a chance for graduating seniors from the football program who did not attend the NFL Combine to get live workouts in front of various NFL coaches and scouts.

02/23/2015

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Gophers Fall 4-3 In Overtime At Penn State For Weekend Split

The Gophers men’s hockey tied scored a late goal to force overtime at Penn State Saturday night, but gave up an early goal in the extra session to lose 4-3 to the Nittany Lions for a weekend split.

02/21/2015

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Minnesota’s Zahui B. Does It Again; 27 Points, 27 Boards

Amanda Zahui B. scored 27 and grabbed 27 rebounds to help Minnesota beat Michigan 91-88 in double overtime Saturday. That gives her 66 points and 56 rebounds in the last two games combined. It’s the most boards over a two-game stretch since 1999-00 according to STATS.

02/21/2015

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No. 5 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota

Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points, Bronson Koenig added a career-high 17 and No. 5 Wisconsin beat Minnesota 63-53 Saturday for its 10th straight win. The Badgers (25-2, 13-1 Big Ten) maintained their three-game conference lead in the loss column over Maryland, Purdue and Michigan State.

02/21/2015

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Big Ten Gauging Interest In Making Freshmen Ineligible

The Big Ten is studying whether freshmen athletes should be ineligible to compete while they adjust to college life. The league said Friday it has reached out to members to see if they are interested “in beginning a national discussion regarding a year of readiness for student-athletes.”

02/20/2015

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Northwestern Hits 15 3s To Beat Minnesota 72-66

Bryant McIntosh scored 17 points and Northwestern hit 15 3-pointers to beat Minnesota 72-66 on Wednesday night.

Tre Demps added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Wildcats (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten), who have won two straight in the conference following a 10-game losing streak. Northwestern shot 43.6 percent for the game, but 47 percent on 32 3-point attempts and only turned the ball over 10 times.

02/18/2015

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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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