Sources in Virginia Commonwealth say they expect head men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart to sign a contract extension with the school, spurning potential offers from the Gophers and UCLA.
Minneapolis officials are welcoming 13 new police recruits to the department.
It was National Signing Day for high school football recruits around the nation, and at the University of Minnesota, it was a relatively enjoyable day for head coach Jerry Kill.
Charles Buggs of Arlington, Texas and Wally Elenson from Rice Lake, Wis., made their college decisions official by signing on Wednesday to play for the Gophers next season.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team has signed three homegrown recruits to national letters of intent.
The Minnesota Gophers have added cornerback Cedric Thompson to their 2011 recruiting class.