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Brooks' Long Run Leads Gophers Past Purdue 41-13Shannon Brooks ran for 176 yards and changed the game with a 71-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter to help Minnesota break out of its offensive funk with a 41-13 blowout at Purdue.
University Of Minnesota Approves $166M 'Athletes Village'The University of Minnesota approved a $166-million sports facility for its athletics department and 725 athletes Friday morning.
Purdue Hosts Gophers, Seeking Hazell's 1st Big Ten Home WinFor Purdue seniors Frankie Williams and Danny Anthrop, it's time to dump the moral victories in exchange for a real one. That opportunity will come Saturday, when the Boilermakers (1-4, 0-1 Big Ten) play Minnesota (3-2, 0-1) in Ross-Ade Stadium, where third-year Purdue coach Darrell Hazell is 0-8 in Big Ten games.
Northwestern, Minnesota Meet In Big Ten OpenerUnbeaten and on the rise, No. 16 Northwestern would like to stay that way now that Big Ten play is about to begin.
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Minnesota Tries To Get Passing Going, With Kent State NextPassing has been a work in progress for Minnesota for a while. The offense's imbalance has proven to be problematic at times, and junior quarterback Mitch Leidner has just a 52.4 percent completion rate for his career.
Gopher Football Team Opens Season Against No. 2 Ranked TCUThe Minnesota Gophers football season begins Thursday night with a big test at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers will take on the No. 2 team in the country, the TCU Horned Frogs, at 8 p.m.
Minnesota Adds Texas Prep Star Murphy To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added San Antonio prep star Jordan Murphy to its 2015 recruiting class. Golden Gophers coach Richard Pitino announced the addition Wednesday. Murphy is a 6-foot-7 forward and averaged 23.6 points and 10.5 rebounds for Brennan High School.
Minnesota Adds Philadelphia Prep Wing To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class. The Golden Gophers announced that Gilbert signed a national letter of intent on Tuesday.
King Scores 20, Minnesota Beats Rutgers 80-68 In Big TenJoey King hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 to lead Minnesota to an 80-68 victory over Rutgers in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Wednesday.
Parents Of Killed U Of M Band Member Get Apology In CourtThe parents of a U of M band member killed on his motorcycle say they got an apology in court Wednesday. The apology came from the teenager who crashed into him.
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