The Gopher women’s basketball team’s NCAA tournament chances could be at stake when Minnesota hosts No. 21 Purdue Thursday night.
Minnesota sophomore Wally Ellenson has left the basketball program. Gopher basketball coach Richard Pitino says the team respects Ellenson’s decision. The university announced his decision Tuesday.
After earning a sweep in conference play last weekend against Michigan at Mariucci Arena, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team had two players earn league honors on Tuesday.
DeAndre Mathieu scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and Minnesota came back to defeat cold-shooting Northwestern 54-48 on Sunday.
Students fearing a spike in on-campus and off-campus crime are breathing a sigh of relief after the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents decided to reinvest $4.1 million into school safety.
The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have agreed on more than $6.6 million worth of enhancements to TCF Bank Stadium for NFL game use, including a new heating system for the playing surface.
Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points, and No. 21 Wisconsin regained some of its frontcourt swagger in a 78-70 win Thursday night over Minnesota.
Gopher forward Joey King say there’s nothing like a Gopher-Wisconsin game. “Just the opportunity to play Wisconsin, it’s something that people from Minnesota really look forward to,” King said. The win the first time may have changed the Gopher’s season. It also changed the way teams see Mo Walker, a key down the stretch, according to Coach Richard Pitino.
Former Robbinsdale Cooper star and Golden Valley native Rashad Vaughn moved to Las Vegas, Nev., over the summer to play his final prep season at Findlay Prep and face top national competition. He announced on CBS Sports Tuesday night that he’ll attend UNLV.
Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B. has been named the Big Ten women’s basketball freshman of the week for the fifth time this season.
DeAndre Mathieu had 10 of his 16 points in the second half, helping Minnesota overtake Indiana for a 66-60 victory on Saturday night to end a three-game losing streak. Maurice Walker pitched in 14 points and eight rebounds, and Andre Hollins added 10 points for the Gophers (16-8, 5-6 Big Ten), who lost to Nebraska, Northwestern and Purdue over the last two weeks by a total of eight points. This time, they came through in the closing minutes.
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.
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.