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No. 5 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota

Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points, Bronson Koenig added a career-high 17 and No. 5 Wisconsin beat Minnesota 63-53 Saturday for its 10th straight win. The Badgers (25-2, 13-1 Big Ten) maintained their three-game conference lead in the loss column over Maryland, Purdue and Michigan State.

02/21/2015

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PODCAST PAGE-12-11-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Check out THAD A CLAUS and other highlights from Thursday’s show…Click the link above to head to Dave’s PODCAST PAGE.

12/11/2014

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Confident Gophers Ready To Face Nebraska

The Gopher football team is finding out about itself with a back-loaded schedule that takes them to Nebraska this week. They’re still hopeful of a spot in the Big Ten championship game, but more concerned about the task at hand. It is the most difficult stretch of the season, and Coach Jerry Kill is hoping his team doesn’t play so hard that it can’t keep playing.

11/18/2014

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‘Miracle On Ice’ Member Bob Suter Dies

Bob Suter, a member of the “Miracle On Ice” team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. The Wild announced Suter’s death and called him “a great hockey ambassador, he was a terrific person off the ice who will be greatly missed.” The team did not disclose other details.

09/09/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

Traevon Jackson of the Wisconsin Badgers drives on Aaron Gordon of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the West Regional Final. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Beats Arizona 64-63 In OT In West Region

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.

03/29/2014

Sam Dekker of the Wisconsin Badgers dunks the ball as Isaiah Austin of the Baylor Bears looks on in the second half during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Routs Baylor 69-52 To Reach West Final

Ben Brust hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the second-seeded Badgers who jumped to a 14-point lead in the first half and never let up on the overmatched Bears.

03/27/2014

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Gophers Look For A ‘W’ In Madison

Gopher forward Joey King say there’s nothing like a Gopher-Wisconsin game. “Just the opportunity to play Wisconsin, it’s something that people from Minnesota really look forward to,” King said. The win the first time may have changed the Gopher’s season. It also changed the way teams see Mo Walker, a key down the stretch, according to Coach Richard Pitino.

02/13/2014

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2-13-14 Amelia Rayno On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Gophers are trying to make it a Men’s and Women’s sweep of Wisconsin at the Kohl Center. Amelia Rayno of the Star Tribune has a a preview. Click the above link to listen!

02/13/2014

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1-23-14 Amelia Rayno Talks Gopher Hoops On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

How serious is the injury to Andre Hollins? Click the link to find out!

01/23/2014

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1-22-14 Norwood Teague On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gophers and Badgers meet tonight in the border battle at Williams Arena. Listen to what the AD says about Coach Pitino.

01/22/2014

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11-26-13 Jerry Kill On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Jerry Kill finishes his weekly series with Dave Lee….Listen to his views on Michigan State.

11/26/2013

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11-25-13 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gophers can’t bring the Axe back to Dinkytown.

11/25/2013

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11-25-13 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Did you realize NOT ONE team in the NFC North won a game yesterday?

11/25/2013

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Border-Battle Tailgaters Brave The Cold

More than 53,000 fans filled TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis for the coldest game of the season. Temperatures were in the teens, but it felt like five degrees outside thanks to the wind chill. Folks tailgating before the game set up tents, propane tanks and heat lamps to help stay warm, along with lots of hot food. No matter the conditions, Gopher and Badger fans didn’t let Mother Nature take away from the biggest border battle of the season.

11/23/2013

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Minnesota Loses To Wisconsin For 10th Straight Time

James White rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Wisconsin beat Minnesota for the 10th straight time in a 20-7 victory on Saturday. Jared Abbrederis had seven catches for 67 yards and a touchdown and Chris Borland recovered two fumbles and forced one to tie the NCAA record for career fumbles caused. After the game, the Badgers (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) hoisted Paul Bunyan’s Axe and used it to chop the Gophers goal post when the time ran out.

11/23/2013

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Kill To Remain In Booth Against Wisconsin

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is sticking with what works. Kill says he will remain in the coaching booth for the Golden Gophers’ game against No. 16 Wisconsin on Saturday.

11/19/2013

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As Gopher Bandwagon Grows, Ticket Sales Climb

With a 8-2 record and four-straight wins in the Big 10, the Gopher football has been the feel-good story of the fall. Now in year three of the Coach Jerry Kill era, the perception of the Gopher football program is changing. Gopher linebacker Damien Wilson says fans have been shocked by the team’s success. “They’re getting used to it,” Wilson said. “Everybody’s excited around here.”

11/11/2013

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Wisconsin Beats CC 3-2 In WCHA Championship Game

Wisconsin left the WCHA with quite a souvenir. Now the Badgers need four more wins to get a bigger prize that seemed so improbable last month.

03/23/2013

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Ole Miss Stuns Wisconsin, Wins First NCAA Tournament Game Since 2002

Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin, 57-46, on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA Tournament win since 2002.

03/22/2013

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Bye-Bye Badgers: Ole Miss Upsets Wisconsin In NCAA Tournament

This was the dark side of Marshall Henderson, according to CBSSports’ Dennis Dodd.

03/22/2013

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Wisconsin Beats Minnesota State In WCHA Final Five

When they started the season 1-7-2, hopes for competing in postseason tournaments seemed faint for the Wisconsin Badgers.

03/21/2013

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Wisconsin Beats Minn. Duluth For Sweep

Wisconsin clinched a berth in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five with a 4-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday.

03/16/2013

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Wisconsin Beats Minn.-Duluth 3-1 In Playoff Opener

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mark Zengerle had a goal and two assists as Wisconsin beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-1 Friday in the first round of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs. Game two of the best-of-three series […]

03/15/2013

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Wisconsin Skates To 3-2 Win Over St. Cloud St.

Michael Mersch’s second goal was the game-winner Saturday as Wisconsin beat St. Cloud State to spoil the Huskies’ hopes of winning the MacNaughton Cup title outright.

03/09/2013

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