Minnesota Uses Injured Guard Banham For NCAA InspirationMinnesota believes its best player will be helping in the NCAA tournament against DePaul even though she won't be on the floor. Rachel Banham, the Big Ten preseason player of the year, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee against North Dakota in December, a devastating loss that could have sent the Gophers' season into a tailspin. Instead, it became a rallying point as Minnesota (23-9) earned its first tournament berth since 2009.
UND Goaltender A Finalist For National Goalie Of The YearUniversity of North Dakota goaltender Zane McIntyre is a finalist for goalie of the year in NCAA Division I men's hockey. McIntyre is one of five finalists for the Mike Richter Award. Others are St. Lawrence's Kyle Hayton, Michigan State's Jake Hildebrand, Yale's Alex Lyon and Michigan Tech's Jamie Phillips.
Kelley, Gopher Women Ready For NCAA TourneyThe Gopher women's basketball team believes now that they are in the dance, why not win some games? The reason they have a chance against DePaul and beyond is a new addition, who may have made it all possible.
Going Dancing: Breaking Down The First 5 Teams InThe Selection Sunday countdown has officially begun. Let's breakdown the mid-majors putting on their dancing shoes.
5 NCAA Storylines To Watch Heading Into MarchWhat to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.
State Senators: Open Up On Miller's OusterDemocratic state senators are pressing for more answers on why the coach of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team is being let go.
Auburn, UCLA And USC Win Big On National Signing DayNational Signing Day is arguably the most important day of the college football year.
Minnesota To Get Banham Back Next SeasonMinnesota will get guard Rachel Banham back for another year. Banham announced Friday she'll return to the team next season after being awarded a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA, essentially a reset of her senior year.
Supporters Want Duluth Women's Hockey Coach ReinstatedSupporters of Shannon Miller and the rest of the Minnesota Duluth women's hockey staff want them reinstated. Miller coached UMD to five NCAA national championships. But the university decided not to renew her contract after this season.
Minnesota State Returns To NCAA SemifinalsMinnesota State has reached the NCAA Division II football semifinals for the second time in three years.
Reality Check: Transgender Athletes In Minn. High SchoolsMinnesota joins 32 other states with policies for transgender athletes on high school sports teams. But that doesn't make it any less controversial. Minnesota transgender students can choose a sports team if parents and health care professionals can prove their gender-related identity. Students don't need proof of sex-change surgery or hormone therapy.
MSU Gets Going In NCAA D2 PlayoffsMinnesota State kicks off its NCAA championship pursuit this weekend.
College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For RivalriesWith Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.
Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State's Resurrection As Playoff ContenderIf you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.
College Football Spotlight: Conference And Division Championship Races Come Down Final StretchCollege football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.