The countdown to touchdown is officially underway as the Minnesota Gophers take off for Florida Thursday to play in the Citrus Bowl. They face number 16-ranked Missouri. The two teams square off on New Year’s Day at noon on national television. The coaches and players arrived on campus around 8:30 a.m. with their luggage in tow.
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University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague announced Monday that Marlene Stollings has been named the Gophers’ new women’s basketball coach. Stollings comes to Minnesota from Virginia Commonwealth and replaces Pam Borton, who was let go on March 28 after the Gophers lost to South Dakota State in the third round of the WNIT.
Ron Gardenhire talks with Dave Lee! Click the above link to hear Gardy and other highlights from today’s show!
Listen to Sid’s chat with Norwood Teague. Click the link above to hear it!
Minnesota has given football coach Jerry Kill a raise and another year on his contract. The university announced Saturday that Kill’s deal was extended through the 2018 season and that he’ll make $2.1 million in 2014, a big spike from his previous salary of $1.2 million. That was the lowest in the Big Ten. Athletic director Norwood Teague had promised for months the contract would be restructured.
Winning games means more money for Gopher Basketball Coach Richard Pitino. Sid has the details….click the above link to listen.
Is Jerry Kill getting a contract extention? Find out by listening to Sid and Norwood Teague. Click the above link.
How serious is the injury to Andre Hollins? Click the link to find out!
Will Norwood Teague leave the U of M? Click the link to hear what he told Sid.
Are Gophers looking like a NCAA Tourney Team? Click the link to listen to Mike’s thoughts.
Gophers and Badgers meet tonight in the border battle at Williams Arena. Listen to what the AD says about Coach Pitino.
Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, along with Gopher men’s coach Don Lucia and women’s coach Brad Frost, will shoot pucks into the net and “light the lamp,” signifying the start of the 10-day festival. The ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m.
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