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Crawford-Tufts Chooses Gophers Track Over Football

Minnesota wide receiver Devin Crawford-Tufts won’t play for the football team this season, to focus on track and field instead.

07/29/2013

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Malik Smith Can Play This Season For Minnesota

Shooting guard Malik Smith will be able to play for Minnesota this season after coming from Florida International with coach Richard Pitino.

07/17/2013

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Gary Wilson Reflects On Coaching 28 Years At ‘U Of M’

Gary Wilson has been coaching track and cross country since he got out of college. Last week, at age 66, he decided to hang up the stop watch and retired from the University of Minnesota.

06/10/2013

Minnetonka senior Joe Martinson hopes to lead his Skippers to the state tournament, and after that he's aiming to crack the lineup for the U of M come fall 2013. (credit: submitted)

Beyond Bounds: ‘Tonka Star Joe Martinson Knows Exactly Who He Is

Joe Martinson knows exactly who he is. The Minnetonka senior pitcher doesn’t step into the batter’s box, or take to the field – his focus revolves solely around the mound.

05/28/2013

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Joe Coleman To Transfer From Minnesota

Guard Joe Coleman is the first Minnesota player to transfer after the coaching change this season. The Golden Gophers announced Wednesday that Coleman has been granted a release from his scholarship.

05/15/2013

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Former FIU Recruit Follows Pitino To Minnesota

Daquein McNeil is following Richard Pitino to Minnesota.

04/23/2013

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Teague Says Pitino Was A Candidate All Along

Just over a week after making his first big hire at Minnesota, athletic director Norwood Teague says he couldn’t be happier to have landed Richard Pitino as his basketball coach.

04/11/2013

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Alt, Haula Bring Early Gophers Departures To 5

The final count is in for the Minnesota men’s hockey team. The Gophers have lost five players early to the pros.

04/08/2013

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Sources: Smart On Short List For Gophers, Saunders A Long Shot

Virginia’s Shaka Smart has been confirmed on the Gophers’ short list, but Flip Saunders is a long shot, according to Mike Max’s sources.

03/25/2013

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Rally Falls Short As Minnesota Season Ends 78-64

Mike Rosario scored 25 points and Florida used an overpowering first half to roll past Minnesota and into the NCAA tournament round of 16 for third consecutive year with a 78-64 win Sunday in the South Regional.

03/24/2013

Tubby Smith

Ups And Downs Precede Minnesota’s Tourney Bid

The Minnesota Golden Gophers were ranked as high eighth in the country, and then they weren’t ranked at all. They beat No. 1 Indiana, and then they lost to Nebraska.

03/19/2013

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Fans Share Experience Of Gophers’ Historic Win, Celebration

It’s one of the oldest buildings in college basketball, but Williams Arena has never seen a scene quite like Tuesday night.

02/27/2013

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Iowa Rolls Past Minnesota, 72-51

Devyn Marble and Aaron White each had 15 points as Iowa shrugged off an early 16-point deficit and rolled past Minnesota 72-51 on Sunday for its third straight win.

02/17/2013

Tubby Smith

No. 18 Minnesota Loses At Home To Illinois 57-53

Tubby Smith spoke softly at the podium, again lamenting costly turnovers and bad decisions by his once-surging team.

02/10/2013

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Gophers Get Key Late Additions To Recruiting Class

This year’s recruits for Minnesota include only one in-state scholarship player, linebacker Chris Wipson from Wayzata.

02/06/2013

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