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Zahui B. Named ESPNW National Player Of The Week

Sophomore center Amanda Zahui B. had a huge week to lead the Gopher women’s basketball team to a pair of wins. She’s now getting national attention for it. Zahui B. was named the National Player of the Week by espnW on Monday for the second time this season.

02/23/2015

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Student Sexually Assaulted A Block From U Of M

A University of Minnesota student was sexually assaulted a block from campus early Saturday morning.

02/23/2015

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Zahui B.’s Dominance For Gophers Has Been Years In The Making

She’s 6-foot-5 – more like 7-foot-8 with that fabulous hair – and has one of the most interesting names you’ll come across: Amanda Zahui B. The center for the Gophers women’s basketball team shortened her last name before coming to America to spare herself the pain of people constantly mispronouncing it.

02/23/2015

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University Of Minnesota Hosting Pro Day March 2

The University of Minnesota is hosting its pro day for outgoing Gophers football seniors on Monday, March 2. It’s a chance for graduating seniors from the football program who did not attend the NFL Combine to get live workouts in front of various NFL coaches and scouts.

02/23/2015

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Gophers Fall 4-3 In Overtime At Penn State For Weekend Split

The Gophers men’s hockey tied scored a late goal to force overtime at Penn State Saturday night, but gave up an early goal in the extra session to lose 4-3 to the Nittany Lions for a weekend split.

02/21/2015

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Zahui B. Has Record Night As Minnesota Beats No. 13, Iowa 93-80

Amanda Zahui B. scored a career-high 39 points and grabbed a conference-record 29 rebounds as Minnesota upset No. 13 Iowa 93-80 on Tuesday night.

02/18/2015

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Former Gophers Cobb, Williams, Wilson At NFL Combine

Running back David Cobb, tight end Maxx Williams and linebacker Damien Wilson are the ex-Gophers among more than 300 draft prospects scheduled to go through interviews, medical tests and skills drills at Lucas Oil Field in front of team officials from all around the league.

02/18/2015

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‘The Atlantic’ Magazine: American Dream Still Alive In Mpls.

Add “The Atlantic” magazine to the list of national publications that are in love with the Twin Cities. While we’ve heard the accolades before: We’re smart! We’re financially stable! There’s a lot to do here! An upcoming article in the March 2015 issue of “The Atlantic” explores how the hearty stew of all of those factors makes the Twin Cities a model for others. The authors go so far as to call it “The Miracle of Minneapolis.”

02/17/2015

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Gopher Gymnasts Band Together After Coaching Controversy

The University of Minnesota gymnastics program got a shocker before the season started. Meg Stephenson and her husband and volunteer assistant, Jim, were removed from their duties amid some controversy.

02/17/2015

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U Of M Study: Hungry Shopping Can Influence Nonfood Purchases, Too

A recent University of Minnesota study has revealed that being hungry while shopping not only influences our desire to buy food, but other nonfood objects.

02/17/2015

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Gophers Rau, Wilcox Earn Big Ten Honors After Sweep Of Michigan

After a big weekend in a sweep of Michigan, University of Minnesota senior Kyle Rau was named the Big Ten’s Second Star of the Week on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Oh, I Wish I Got To Drive The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made a stop in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday, right outside the WCCO building!

02/17/2015

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Three Incidents Of Sexual Misconduct Reported Near U of M Twin Cities Campus

Three separate incidents of sexual misconduct occurred within two hours of each other, just outside of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus Monday afternoon. According to a crime alert from the University, the victims in all three instances were walking on the sidewalk when the suspect approached them from behind and groped them.

02/16/2015

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Gophers’ Shae Kelley Named Big Ten Player Of The Week

After a big week leading the Gophers women’s basketball team to a pair of wins, University of Minnesota senior Shae Kelley was named the Big Ten’s Player of the Week.

02/16/2015

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U Of M Group Wants Peace After International Violence

A Twin Cities group is hoping to off-set recent international religious acts of violence with an act of love. The group of campus ministries and University of Minnesota students were inspired by an idea they first saw happen in Europe.

02/15/2015

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Gopher Women Shoot Past Penn State, 85-77

Shae Kelley and Shayne Mullaney combined for 41 points as the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team won at Penn State 85-77 on Sunday. The Gophers (20-6, 9-5) got 23 points from Kelley in the victory. Mullaney added a career-high 18 points.

02/15/2015

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Indiana Handles Minnesota 90-71

Andre Hollins finished with 23 points, while Maurice Walker and DeAndre Mathieu scored 12 points apiece for the Gophers (16-10, 5-8), who had a three-game win streak snapped.

02/15/2015

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Gophers Shut Out Michigan For Weekend Sweep

The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team shut out Michigan 2-0 Saturday night to claim a weekend sweep of the Wolverines at Mariucci Arena.

02/15/2015

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Gopher Women Sweep UMD, Clinch Big Ten Title

The University of Minnesota women’s hockey team completed a weekend sweep of Minnesota-Duluth with a 2-0 win Saturday at Ridder Arena and clinched the regular season WCHA title.

02/15/2015

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Minnesota’s Zahui B On Top 20 List For National Award

Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. (ZOW-ee bee) is one of the top 20 late-season finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the player of the year for college women’s basketball. She’s one of three Big Ten players on the list, determined by a panel of media members and announced Friday.

02/13/2015

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Good Question: Why Do We Kiss To Show Affection?

This Valentine’s Day, you’ll probably be doing a little smooching.
But why do we swap saliva to show someone we love them? Why do we kiss? Good Question.

02/12/2015

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Kelley Leads Gophers Women Past Wisconsin, 93-82

Shae Kelley scored a career-high 33 points Wednesday night and added 14 rebounds to lead the Gophers women’s basketball team to a 93-82 win over Wisconsin at Williams Arena.

02/12/2015

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Good Question: Can We Make People Get Immunized?

The outbreak of measles has generated lots of debate about vaccinations over the past month. Even politicians have weighed in on whether they should be mandatory.

But, opinions aside, can we actually force people to get immunized? Good Question.

02/11/2015

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U Of M Children’s Hospital Announces $5 Million Wilf Gift

Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf have given $5 million from their family foundation to fund education, communication and technology initiatives at an area children’s hospital.

02/11/2015

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MnDOT Seeks Input On Standardized Bicycle Plan

Cyclists listen up! The state wants your input as it continues to develop a standardized bicycle plan. MnDOT is holding an open house at the U of M’s Urban Research and Outreach Center Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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