After 8 Seasons, Gophers Basketball And Coach Richard Pitino Part WaysThe University of Minnesota men’s basketball program and head coach Richard Pitino are parting ways.
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.
No. 5 Illinois Dominates Minnesota 94-63 For 7th Win In A RowFreshman Jamal Mashburn Jr. led Minnesota with 16 points and six rebounds, with his father, former NBA player Jamal Mashburn, watching in person.
Minnesota Finishes Hot To Power Past No. 24 Purdue, 71-68Marcus Carr scored 19 points, Gabe Kalscheur added 16 and Minnesota rallied late for a 71-68 victory over No. 24 Purdue on Thursday.
Juhasz, Patty Lead No. 11 Buckeye Women Past Gophers 83-59Dorka Juhasz and Aaliyah Patty both had double-doubles and No. 11 Ohio State dominated the first and third quarters to roll to to a 83-59 win over Minnesota on Sunday.
Gophers Drop 2nd Straight, Losing To Boilermakers, 81-62Coach Matt Painter earned his 174th Big Ten victory, tying former Illinois coach Harry Combes for No. 8 on the conference's career list.
Maryland Gets Another Road Upset, 63-49 Vs. No. 17 MinnesotaWith only a few dozen family members in the maroon seats, this was exactly the kind of game the Gophers could have used a crowd to get them going.
No. 23 Minnesota Hands No. 7 Michigan 1st Loss In 75-57 RompLiam Robbins had 22 points and eight rebounds in 22 minutes to lead No. 23 Minnesota to a 75-57 victory over No. 7 Michigan on Saturday, handing the Wolverines their first loss.
Gophers Rank 21st In AP College Basketball PollMinnesota, whose lone loss came to Illinois and which was last ranked on Dec. 4, 2017, plays its next six against Top 25 teams: Michigan State, at Wisconsin, Ohio State, at Michigan, at Iowa and the Wolverines at home.
Thanks To 3-Point Spree, Gophers Take Down No. 4 Iowa, 102-95This game would have produced one of the most electric atmospheres of the season at Williams Arena had it not been for the pandemic that kept the gates closed and prompted the Big Ten to schedule it along with three other conference contests for Christmas Day television programming.
Collin Larsh's FG Lifts Wisconsin Past Minnesota 20-17 In OTIt was the 130th game between the programs. This season’s game on Nov. 28 was canceled due to COVID-19 issues in the Gophers program.
Carr, Gach Help Gophers Rally, Beat Boston College In OT, 85-80Marcus Carr scored nine of his 22 points in overtime, Both Gach had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Minnesota rallied from a 15-point deficit.
Trump Awards Former U Of M Coach Lou Holtz Presidential Medal Of FreedomThe West Virginia native was among speakers at this year’s Republican National Convention, offering Trump a strong endorsement while attacking the president’s Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
Late Interception, Disputed Penalty Help Minnesota Hang On For 34-31 Win Over PurdueJosh Aune's interception with 44 seconds left at the Minnesota 13-yard line after a disputed penalty on Purdue gave the beleaguered Gophers defense a big lift and preserved a 34-31 victory over the Boilermakers on Friday night.
Gophers' Brian Callahan Won't Coach Against Purdue Due To COVIDThe Gophers organization says Callahan tested positive from one of the daily antigen tests, and was confirmed by a PCR test.