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.
University Of St. Thomas Gains NCAA Approval For Next Step In D1 MoveThe University of St. Thomas gained NCAA support Wednesday for the Minnesota school's bid to move its athletic programs directly from Division III to Division I.
Bill Would Allow College Athletes In Minnesota To Get A PaycheckShould college athletes in Minnesota be paid to play? Some state lawmakers think so, and they're trying to do something about it.
'This Is America, Right?': NCAA Rules In Favor Of Paying Student-AthletesCollege sports programs made $14 billion in revenue last year, while college athletes made about $18,000 in scholarship money.
Rodney Smith, Unbeaten Gophers Run Over Huskers 34-7All week long at Minnesota's practice facility, players were doused with frigid water as they took the field. The thermostat was turned down to the max in the mid-50s. Fans were on full blast. Quarterbacks and receivers stuck their hands in ice buckets between drills. Footballs were soaked and frozen.
Rodney Smith, Gophers Run Over Illinois On Way To 40-17 WinTanner Morgan saw the defense sink towards the line of scrimmage preparing to stop Minnesota's surging rushing attack. The Gophers quarterback stepped back and connected with receiver Rashod Bateman for a 59-yard pass on the first play of the second half.
Gov. Walz Willing To Consider Paying College AthletesGov. Tim Walz says he's willing to look at legislation that would allow college athletes in Minnesota to hire agents and make money off endorsements, like the law just signed in California.
Gophers Follow Near-Perfect Script In 38-31 Win At PurdueMinnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan played as close to perfect as he could Saturday.