Michigan State Bounces Back To Beat Gophers 69-61Bryn Forbes scored 20 points, making three 3-pointers in the second half to help top-ranked Michigan State stave off Minnesota for a 69-61 victory on Saturday in response to a loss at Iowa earlier in the week.
Newly Drafted Trae Waynes Talks Vikings, NFL In 1-On-1Waynes actually grew up playing a different position, played in high school with another first round pick, and had a tough guidance counselor -- his father.
Which Team Will Win The NCAA Basketball Title?There are plenty of story lines for each squad as Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan State and Duke head to Indianapolis for the Final Four. Duke and Michigan State face off first Saturday night, then we get Kentucky against Wisconsin for a night cap. The winners meet Monday night for the national championship. So which team will be celebrating when it's all over?
Minnesota Upsets Michigan State 96-90 In OTCarlos Morris made a tying 3-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, Minnesota controlled the overtime for a 96-90 win over Michigan State on Thursday night. The Golden Gophers (17-12, 6-10 Big Ten) snapped a 15-game losing streak at Michigan State, winning in East Lansing for the first time since 1997.
Ohio State Survives Minnesota, Now 7th In AP PollOhio State could have found a trap game waiting at Minnesota, coming off that resounding win at Michigan State.
Expect A Lot Of RB David Cobb In Minnesota's Game Against MichiganThe Golden Gophers could very well be without quarterback Mitch Leidner and tight end Maxx Williams again this week, so look for the game plan against Michigan to look a lot like it did against San Jose State: a lot of running back David Cobb.
Michigan State Shuts Down Minnesota 14-3Jeremy Langford ran for 134 yards and a touchdown, and No. 11 Michigan State wrapped up an unbeaten regular season in Big Ten play with a 14-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. The Spartans (11-1, 8-0) finished a perfect Big Ten regular season for only the third time.
Outside Of Leaders, Plenty To Prove In Big TenMinnesota is playing meaningful Big Ten games in November. Wisconsin visits Saturday in a rivalry game that might have wider implications than reclaiming Paul Bunyan's Axe. A visit to Michigan State looms next week, though coach Jerry Kill isn't looking behind the Badgers.
Tickets On Sale For Big Ten Men's Hockey TourneyAll-session ticket packages go on sale Monday for the inaugural Big Ten Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. The tournament will be held March 20-22, 2014, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Gophers Get Michigan, Ohio State On 2014-15 SlatesWhen the Big Ten grows to 14 teams, the conference's longtime football powers will literally be out of Minnesota's half of the league. But the Gophers didn't get any breaks on the upcoming schedules. In 2014 and 2015, when Maryland and Rutgers are added to the East, teams will only play two out-of-division opponents. Well, Minnesota drew Michigan and Ohio State for those two foes. In 2016, the Big Ten goes to nine-game conference schedules.
Fmr Gopher Recruit Signs With Michigan StateAlvin Ellis III will be joining Michigan State's recruiting class after he was released from his commitment to Minnesota.