Minnesota’s Brodzinski Hockey Dynasty Sees Final Son Wrap Up High School CareerCount the number of hours Mike Brodzinski has spent in rinks across the state, a guy could get downright sentimental thinking back on the ride his family's been on all these years, as he watches his youngest son, Bryce, play his senior season for Blaine High School. And it dawns on him, that this, is the final one.
Former Gopher Al Nolen Sets Sights On Becoming School PrincipalAl Nolen knows basketball, had a storied career, and through it gained an appreciation for education. He struggled a bit academically as a Gopher basketball player. Now he's working to become a vice principal, and teaching a class to help keep the kids at park center moving in the right direction.
Gopher Women Unbeaten, Top Incarnate Word 75-39Destiny Pitts scored 15 points and No. 14 Minnesota stayed unbeaten, topping Incarnate Word 75-39 Wednesday. Pitts made five 3-pointers, Annalese Lamke added 13 points and Mercedes Staples had 11 for the Gophers (8-0). Angelica Wiggins, sister of Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Andrew Wiggins, scored 13 for Incarnate Word (0-9).
Gophers To Face Georgia Tech In Quick Lane BowlThe Gophers learned Sunday they are headed to the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit to face Georgia Tech.
Murphy's Double-Double Leads Gophers Over Cowboys, 83-76Minnesota has beaten Utah, Texas A&M, Washington and now the Cowboys before leaving for a game at No. 16 Ohio State.
Hutchinson High School Dedicates New Gym To Lindsay WhalenThe Hutchinson High School gymnasium, where Minnesota sports legend Lindsay Whalen played high school basketball in throughout the late 90s, looks a little different these days. It has been expanded, has a fresh coat of paint and now, it bears a new name. On Tuesday, the school district dedicated the gymnasium to Whalen, officially naming it “Whalen Gymnasium.”
Gophers Volleyball Set To Maximize Home Court AdvantageThe Gopher volleyball team lost its only Big 10 Match last Friday at Penn State, but that's not all bad.
Gophers See Progress In Results After Beating WisconsinInstead of handing in practice gear to the equipment staff and giving goodbye hugs to the outgoing seniors this week, the Gophers get to extend their season.
Murder Trial For Former Gopher Player Daquein McNeil Ends In Hung JuryThe trial for a former University of Minnesota basketball player accused of murder in Baltimore has ended in a hung jury. The Star Tribune reports that a mistrial was declared in the case of Daquein McNeil, who played for the Gophers for one season. A second trial is scheduled for February. McNeil is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 59-year-old Charles Brewer in June of 2017.
Axe To Grind: Gophers & Badgers Renew Midwest Grudge MatchIf given the chance to deliver an inspirational talk to teammates this week, Wisconsin offensive lineman Beau Benzschawel would keep it short and get right to the point.
Kalscheur's Late 3 Lifts Minnesota Over Washington, 68-66Gabe Kalscheur made a challenged 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left, lifting Minnesota to a 68-66 win over Washington in the final of the Vancouver Showcase on Wednesday.
Kalscheur Scores 25, Gopher Men Topple Santa Clara 80-66Gabe Kalscheur's hot shooting carried Minnesota long enough for the rest of the Golden Gophers to pitch in and finally shake pesky Santa Clara. Kalscheur scored 18 of his 25 points in the first half, Jordan Murphy added 15 points and 17 rebounds, and Minnesota remained unbeaten with an 80-66 win over the Broncos on Tuesday night. The Gophers (4-0) struggled offensively for the first 20 minutes, but pulled away late in the second half to win their second straight game of the Vancouver Showcase.