Thousands Of Fans Descend On Minneapolis For Women's Final FourTens of thousands of basketball fans have landed in Minneapolis for the weekend ahead of the NCAA Women’s Final Four this weekend.
Women's Final Four Bringing Big Event Energy Back To Downtown MinneapolisThe Twin Cities hasn't hosted an event to this caliber since before the pandemic, but downtown Minneapolis is about to have a major comeback weekend.
Gable Steveson Repeats As NCAA Champ, RetiresThe top-seeded Steveson, who took gold in Tokyo last summer, won 6-2 over Arizona State's second-seeded Cohlton Schultz. Steveson took control from the outset, scoring a takedown in the opening seconds.
Wisconsin Outlasts Colgate 67-60 As Davis Leads ComebackJohnny Davis scored Wisconsin's last 14 points and finished with 25 as the Big Ten co-champion Badgers came from behind to beat Colgate 67-60 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.
Olympic Gold Medalist Gable Steveson Looks To Repeat As NCAA ChampionSteveson is 13-0 this season, having foregone competing in tournaments. But it’s not the wins, it’s how he’s done it, that has left people in awe.
'Downtown Will Be Coming Back In Fine Form': In 40 Days, Minneapolis Hosts Women's Final FourThe Women's Final Four was last in Minnesota in 1995. The Super Bowl came in 2018. The Men's Final Four was in 2019. This time around, circumstances of the pandemic present a very different place.
NCAA Removes Restrictions For College Athletes To Earn Money (CBS Sports)College athletics is on the precipice of a massive change beginning July 1
Dave Thorson And Jason Kemp Announced As New Assistant Coaches For U of MUniversity of Minnesota men's basketball coach Ben Johnson, whose contract is subject to Board of Regents approval, announced two additions to his staff today in assistant coaches Dave Thorson and Jason Kemp.
'Couldn't Happen To A Better Player': Hopkins H.S. Basketballers Laud Paige Bueckers' Historic AwardMinnesota native Paige Bueckers makes her first Final Four appearance in the NCAA tournament Friday night. Earlier in the week, she made history.
Bueckers And Clark Dominate Women's TourneyThe captivating basketball exploits by the heralded freshmen have created a buzz around the women’s NCAA Tournament, including one of the event’s most anticipated matchups: Bueckers and Clark will play their first college game against each other in the Sweet 16 this weekend.
How Does A Team Make The NCAA Tournament?It’s a three-week stretch of nail-biting college basketball, covering screens for hours, with all of our hopes scribbled on precious paper: the bracket.
Gopher Basketball Falls Against Rutgers, 77-70 In OTJacob Young had 23 points, seven assists and five rebounds to help Rutgers hold off Minnesota for a 77-70 victory Saturday in overtime to finish the regular season.
Nebraska Beats Minnesota, 78-74, Snapping 5-Game Losing StreakDalano Banton scored the first seven points in an 11-2 spurt that gave the Cornhuskers a 13-point lead when Shamiel Stevenson hit a 3-pointer with 8:13 remaining.
NCAA Grants Both Gach Immediate Eligibility To Play Right Away For MinnesotaMinnesota junior guard Both Gach was granted immediate eligibility Monday by the NCAA after he transferred from Utah.
University Of St. Thomas Becomes Minnesota's First Private D-I Collegiate Athletics Program The University of St. Thomas announced Wednesday the school's move from Division III to Division I college athletics.