Minnesota Teen Accepted At All 8 IviesA Minnesota high school senior has a tough choice ahead after being accepted by all eight Ivy League schools. Mounds Park Academy says senior Munira Khalif has also been accepted at Stanford, Georgetown and Minnesota.
Rising Star: Dayton Forward Dyshawn PierreThe sophomore forward tallied 12 points and eight rebounds in the 60-59 win over Ohio State. He didn’t miss a shot, hitting both of his field goals and all seven of his foul shots.
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening WeekendBy far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For March 21, 2014: Reid Travis He has enjoyed a high school career rivaled by few, winning state titles in all three of his varsity seasons, and he has Stanford set in his future.
5-Star DeLaSalle Recruit Reid Travis Chooses To Attend Stanford One of Minnesota's three sterling five-star recruits is leaving his home state to play college basketball at Stanford. DeLaSalle's Reid Travis' top two finalists were the Gophers and the Cardinal and he decided at Friday's press conference at his high school to head west.
College Football Spotlight: The Week We Have All Been Waiting ForThis is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
Hollins' FTs With 0.4 Seconds Lift GophersAndre Hollins, a day after scoring 41 points, made three free throws with 0.4 seconds to play to give Minnesota a 66-63 victory over Stanford on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Gophers Prepare For Stiffer Competition In BahamasA nice trip to the Bahamas sure sounded like a great way for the Golden Gophers to spend the Thanksgiving weekend until they looked at the competition waiting for them.