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Gopher Women To Host No. 21 Purdue

The Gopher women’s basketball team’s NCAA tournament chances could be at stake when Minnesota hosts No. 21 Purdue Thursday night.

02/19/2014

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Sophomore Ellenson Leaves Minn. Basketball Team

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.

02/18/2014

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Wilcox, Fasching Earn Big Ten Honors After Sweep

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.

02/18/2014

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Minnesota Defeats Cold Northwestern 54-48

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.

02/16/2014

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U Of M Board of Regents Reallocates $4.1 Million To School Safety

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.

02/14/2014

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Vikings, U of M Agree On Stadium Upgrade Package

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.

02/14/2014

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No. 21 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota 78-70

Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points, and No. 21 Wisconsin regained some of its frontcourt swagger in a 78-70 win Thursday night over Minnesota.

02/13/2014

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Gophers Look For A ‘W’ In Madison

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.

02/13/2014

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Minneapolis Prep Star Rashad Vaughn Chooses UNLV

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.

02/12/2014

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Minnesota’s Zahui B Gets Big 10 Award Again

Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B. has been named the Big Ten women’s basketball freshman of the week for the fifth time this season.

02/11/2014

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Mathieu, Minnesota Overcome Indiana 66-60

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.

02/08/2014

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Badgers Beat Minnesota 2-1 To Earn Sweep

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.

02/08/2014

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Gopher Women’s Hockey Routs Bemidji State 10-0

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.

02/08/2014

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Gopher Hockey Falls To Wisconsin 2-1

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.

02/07/2014

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U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Looking For Gold

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.

02/06/2014

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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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