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.
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.
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.
Daquein McNeil is following Richard Pitino to Minnesota.
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.
The final count is in for the Minnesota men’s hockey team. The Gophers have lost five players early to the pros.
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.
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.
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.
It’s one of the oldest buildings in college basketball, but Williams Arena has never seen a scene quite like Tuesday night.
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.
Tubby Smith spoke softly at the podium, again lamenting costly turnovers and bad decisions by his once-surging team.
This year’s recruits for Minnesota include only one in-state scholarship player, linebacker Chris Wipson from Wayzata.
Austin Hollins hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 11.6 seconds left, lifting No. 23 Minnesota to a 62-59 victory over Iowa on Sunday afternoon.
Roseville’s Katie Flug is thriving in her senior season. And the Ms. Hockey finalist has a future that includes the best college team in the country.
The Gopher women’s hockey team goes into Madison, Wis. Friday trying to beat their rivals and remove their record. They’ve won 32 straight, tying them with the Badgers for an unbeaten streak. But that’s only a part of this year’s goal.
Top-ranked Minnesota erased a two-goal deficit in the last 10 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with North Dakota on Saturday in the last Western Collegiate Hockey Association game between the long-time rivals.
Tubby Smith drew some criticism in his first five seasons in Minnesota for a substitution pattern that often looked more like a hockey philosophy.
Minnesota forward Kyle Rau had his first career hat trick as the top-ranked Golden Gophers beat Alaska-Anchorage 7-1 Saturday.
Minnesota wrestling coach J Robinson is not traveling with the team this weekend for dual meets with Ohio State and Indiana because of a knee infection.
Andre Hollins had 22 points and six assists and Rodney Williams added 15 points and six rebounds to lift No. 9 Minnesota to a 76-63 victory over No. 18 Michigan State on Monday.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have been here before. They’ve steamrolled through cushy nonconference schedules to crack the AP Top 25 and raise some optimism for the season. Then the Big Ten comes along and roughs them up.
The Golden Gophers football team is set to take on Texas Tech in a bowl game starting at 8 p.m. Friday. The teams will face off in the Meineke Car Care Bowl in Texas.
As the Nebraska-Omaha hockey team battles with the Golden Gophers, there’s reason for optimism even if it’s still early in the season.
Rodney Williams had 15 points and seven rebounds as Minnesota defeated Tennessee State 72-43 Thursday night.