While watching all of the March Madness games over the past few weeks, you may have caught a glimpse of a college’s strange, dancing, fuzzy mascot and wondered to yourself, “what IS that thing???”
Andre Hollins scored 18 points and Minnesota held Purdue scoreless for the first five minutes of the second half in a 62-58 victory on Saturday. Joey King added 11 for the Golden Gophers (15-9, 4-7 Big Ten), who broke the game open with a 21-2 run coming out of the break. The Gophers forced eight of Purdue’s season-high 23 turnovers during the surge, and then held on for dear life.
Austin Hollins had 18 points and nine rebounds, and Minnesota went 23 for 27 from the free-throw line to hang on for an 82-79 victory over Purdue on Sunday, the first in the Big Ten for new coach Richard Pitino.
Freshman Philip Nelson threw three touchdown passes in the first half of his second college start for Minnesota, and the Gophers breezed to their first Big Ten victory of the season by beating Purdue 44-28 on Saturday afternoon.
Friends and family are remembering a local football player who was bigger than life — on and off the field.
The body of college student from the Twin Cities has been found in a northern Indiana lake two days after he was last seen going swimming during a party with friends.
A Shoreview, Minn. man and senior at Purdue University has been missing since Sunday afternoon, according to DNR officials.