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Banham Named To Big Ten Player Of Week Honor Roll

Minnesota junior guard Rachel Banham has been named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll. Banham averaged 30 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in games against Iowa and Northwestern last week.

01/13/2014

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Minnesota Holds On To Beat Purdue 82-79

Austin Hollins had 18 points and nine rebounds, and Minnesota went 23 for 27 from the free-throw line to hang on for an 82-79 victory over Purdue on Sunday, the first in the Big Ten for new coach Richard Pitino.

01/05/2014

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David Cobb: The Gopher’s Force On Foot

The Golden Gophers’ running back David Cobb epitomizes the style Jerry Kill and his staff believes in: Run the football – hard.

12/26/2013

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Minnesota Returns To Texas Bowl Against Syracuse

Minnesota looks to reach nine wins for the first time since 2003 and end a five-game bowl losing streak when the Gophers face Syracuse in the Texas Bowl on Friday. It’s their second straight trip to this bowl after they lost to Texas Tech 34-31 last year after a late rally by the Red Raiders.

12/26/2013

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The Emergence Of Gopher B-Ball’s Joey King

The Gopher basketball team takes on South Dakota State Tuesday night and one of the interesting story lines on this team has been the emergence of Joey king, a transfer who returned to the Twin Cities. He’s making an impact and enjoying life.

12/10/2013

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Syracuse, Minnesota To Meet In Texas Bowl

Minnesota improved by two wins in 2013, its best regular season in a decade. The Gophers reward? A return to the same bowl they lost in a year ago.

12/08/2013

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Minnesota Defeats New Orleans 80-65

Andre Hollins led six Golden Gophers in double figures with 18 points as Minnesota defeated New Orleans 80-65 on Saturday afternoon. Center Mo Walker, making his first start of the season, scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Minnesota (8-2). Cory Dixon led the Privateers with 16 points, while Matt Derenbecker added 14 points and eight boards. The Gophers were coming off their most impressive victory of the season, a 10-point win over Florida State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday. But hoping to avoid a letdown against the lightly regarded Privateers (1-4), Minnesota coach Richard Pitino had his team on a short leash early.

12/07/2013

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Minnesota Beats Chaminade 83-68 In Maui

DeAndre Mathieu scored 17 points and Minnesota came back in the second half to beat Chaminade 83-68 at the Maui Invitational on Wednesday. The Golden Gophers turned around a 9-point deficit in the second half by forcing the Division II school into bad shots and five turnovers over the final 10 minutes.

11/27/2013

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Arkansas Beats Minnesota 87-73 In Maui Tournament

Alandise Harris scored 15 points and Arkansas had 52 second-half points to beat Minnesota 87-73 on Tuesday at the Maui Invitational.

11/26/2013

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11-25-13 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gophers can’t bring the Axe back to Dinkytown.

11/25/2013

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11-25-13 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Did you realize NOT ONE team in the NFC North won a game yesterday?

11/25/2013

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Minnesota Gets Road Win At Richmond, 74-59

Behind 26 points from junior guard Andre Hollins, Minnesota defeated Richmond 74-59 on the road in the refurbished Robins Center Saturday night. The Golden Gophers (3-0) avoided being upset in their only nonconference road game of the season. Austin Hollins and Malik Smith scored 11 points apiece on a night where neither team shot very well. Both teams shot under 40% from the field and 70% from the line. Senior Cedrick Lindsay paced the Spiders (2-1) with 15 points on 5 of 16 from the field. Deion Taylor scored 11 points and Terry Allen ripped down 12 rebounds for the home team.

11/16/2013

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Minnesota’s Rolling, Favored To Beat Penn State

How’s this for a paradigm shift in Big Ten football? Minnesota has won straight three conference games and is favored, ever so slightly, to beat Penn State.

11/08/2013

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11-6-13 Flip Saunders On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Dave Lee tells Flip his favorite NBA name….listen!

11/06/2013

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Minnesota Pounces On New Mexico St. Miscues, 44-21

Minnesota had a pair of return touchdowns for the second week in a row and Roddrick Williams Jr. rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries to lead a 44-21 victory Saturday night at New Mexico State.

09/08/2013

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