University Of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota announced Monday that sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. was named a Co-Player of the Week by the Big Ten. Zahui B. averaged 14.5 points, 14 rebounds, eight blocks and 2.5 steals per game over a two-game stretch last.
Despite having two players score in double figures, the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team lost 70-49 at Northwestern Sunday to fall to 6-4 in Big Ten play.
Minnesota’s only active measles case, a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student, has passed the infectious stage. It will be at least another week until health officials find out if that one case spread elsewhere.
The moose that wandered hundreds of miles south to a Sleepy Eye couples’ backyard in November died from a brain worm infection, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A necropsy conducted at the University of Minnesota’s veterinary laboratory determined that there were lesions in the moose’s spinal cord and brain caused by a parasite.
There are two different wrestling polls: One has the University of Minnesota ranked No. 1 in the country, the other as Iowa as the nation’s best college team. They will settle it Friday night, when the Hawkeyes visit and face the Gophers at Williams Arena.
A student at the University of Minnesota has tested positive for measles. It’s the first confirmed measles case in Minnesota this year. University health officials say the student came down with the measles after returning home from a trip abroad.
Amanda Zahui B. collected her second triple-double of the season Wednesday night to lead the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team to a 75-64 win over Penn State at Williams Arena.
A Minnesota lawmaker wants parents who don’t vaccinate their children to meet with a doctor first.
Over the last couple of years, the craft beer scene has exploded in Minnesota. Now, it seems like there’s a taproom on every corner. One of those is the LTD Brewery in Hopkins. It’s less than a year old, but the guys behind it have been making beer for over a decade.
The University of Minnesota says a case of measles has been confirmed in a student on the Twin Cities campus. The university said Wednesday the student recently returned from international travel, and is now isolated off campus while recovering.
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The Metropolitan Council says that in 2014 Metro Transit buses and trains had the highest ridership tally in more than 30 years.
Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night.
Police are investigating after the second armed robbery in as many days near the University of Minnesota campus. Police said at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, four men wearing masks threatened a victim with a gun near 8th Street and 14th Avenue.
A University of Minnesota student was attacked and robbed on campus late Friday night. According to police, the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on the Williamson Hall Plaza.
A complaint has been filed against the University of Minnesota that alleges gender discrimination in intercollegiate athletics. The university says in a statement that a complaint was filed with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
Minnesota will get guard Rachel Banham back for another year. Banham announced Friday she’ll return to the team next season after being awarded a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA, essentially a reset of her senior year.
Whitney Bays scored 25 points, including the game-winning jumper with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, to give the Purdue women a 90-88 upset over No. 21 Minnesota on Thursday.
The University of Minnesota has raised $65 million toward the athletic facilities campaign, roughly one-third of the original goal.
Gophers great Randy Breuer, a Lake City, Minn., native, will have his No. 45 jersey retired during a halftime ceremony Saturday.
The Minnesota women’s basketball team has added another in-state player. Sophomore guard Allina Starr has decided to transfer from Auburn.
Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest. The research does not prove a health risk — it involved limited testing on just one brand of e-cigarettes and was done in test tubes, not people. It also does not mean e-cigarettes are better or worse than regular ones; tobacco smoke contains dozens of things that can cause cancer.
Officials at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth say they have euthanized their 28-year-old Kodiak brown bear, Phoebe.
A plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.
University of Minnesota sophomore Vinni Lettieri was suspended one game on Monday by the Big Ten Conference after an altercation between the Gophers and Wisconsin broke out near the end of Minnesota’s 5-2 win on Saturday at Mariucci Arena.