NSIC Rivals To Meet In Division-II Basketball TournamentNorthern Sun Intercollegiate Conference rivals will meet in the first round of the NCAA Division II men's basketball tournament, when Minnesota State Moorhead plays Minnesota State Mankato in a Central Region quarterfinal game.
Field Set For 2016 WCHA Women's PlayoffsThe 2016 WCHA women's playoffs get under way this weekend with four first-round series. Top-seeded Wisconsin hosts Minnesota State, Mankato; Ohio State is at second seed Minnesota; Minnesota Duluth travels to third seed Bemidji State; and St. Cloud State plays at fourth seed North Dakota.
RIT Beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 In Midwest RegionalsJosh Mitchell broke a tie in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.
Prosecution Expert: Kick Was Minor Factor In Player's InjuryA prosecution expert says a kick by former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson probably did not cause the critical brain injury suffered by former Minnesota State, Mankato, player Isaac Kolstad.
Mankato’s Todd Hoffner Bounces Back From A NightmareMinnesota State Mankato is undefeated, and the new coach is the old coach. Todd Hoffner was initially rejected by his team at spring practice. "I don't think anybody could understand completely everything that I went through, and how difficult and challenging for myself and my wife," Hoffner said.
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WR, Special Teams Player Doing Whatever It Takes To Play With The Vikes A perfect example of doing what it takes to make the team is wide receiver and special teams player, Adam Thielen. Thielen is right at home in Vikings training camp, as he went to college at Minnesota-State Mankato.
Audit Of Coach Hoffner Firing Sought Top officials at Minnesota State, Mankato are asking state auditors to review the dismissal of head football coach Todd Hoffner. The coach has returned to the university after he was reinstated by an arbitrator who said he was improperly fired.
Hoffner: 'I Didn't Take (The Team's) Actions Personally'Reinstated head coach Todd Hoffner said he didn't take offense to his less-than-welcoming return to the Minnesota State Mankato football team.
Minot State Names Interim Head Football CoachMinot State University has named an interim head football coach, after newly hired coach Todd Hoffner decided to return to his old job in Minnesota after just 75 days at the northern North Dakota school.
UMass-Lowell Beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves and Joe Pendenza scored a short-handed goal in the first period in UMass-Lowell's 2-1 victory over Minnesota State-Mankato on Saturday night in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinals. UMass-Lowell (26-10-4) will face top-seeded Boston College on Sunday for a spot in the Frozen Four. The Eagles beat Denver 6-2 in the first semifinal.
Thielen Shines At Vikings Mini-CampDetroit Lakes-native Adam Thielen put on quite a show during Vikings mini-camp last week. He had a magical fall while playing at Minnesota State Mankato. While the coach was on leave, the team rallied and ran the table in the conference before losing in the NCAA playoffs. “Most fun year I ever had. To be able to focus on just football and come together as a team and just really play our hearts out and give it all we got,” Thielen said.