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Gopher football players honored for academics

Gopher football players honored for academics

Six members of the Minnesota football team have been named Academic All-District, as announced by College Sports Communicators Tuesday. The 2023 Academic All‐District Team recognizes the nation's top student‐athletes for their combined performances on the field and in...

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Gopher football headed to Detroit

Gopher football headed to Detroit

The University of Minnesota football team has accepted an invitation to compete in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26, 2023, in Detroit. The Gophers will face Bowling Green at 1 p.m. at Ford Field on ESPN. The Quick Lane Bowl will be the 24th bowl game all-time for...

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Two Gophers chosen to take part in Senior Bowl

Two Gophers chosen to take part in Senior Bowl

University of Minnesota standouts Tyler Nubin and Brevyn Spann-Ford were invited to compete in the upcoming Senior Bowl, which will be played on Feb. 3, 2024, in Mobile, Ala. Nubin, who was recently named All-Big Ten First Team, made 53 tackles this year and had five...

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Gopher women’s gymnastics coach gets contract extension

Gopher women’s gymnastics coach gets contract extension

The University of Minnesota and head women's gymnastics coach Jenny Hansen have agreed to a contract extension. The extension will keep Hansen in Maroon and Gold through the 2028 season. "I'm very grateful for the opportunity to continue to lead the program here at...

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Gopher men’s hockey set to play in Vegas next year

Gopher men’s hockey set to play in Vegas next year

The Golden Gophers men’s hockey team will host the 2024 Men’s Ice Breaker Tournament at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, it was jointly announced today by the University of Minnesota, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Sports Nevada USA, the Hockey...

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Another Gopher Freshman Wins Big Ten Honor

Another Gopher Freshman Wins Big Ten Honor

University of Minnesota redshirt freshman running back Zach Evans was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after rushing 15 times for 85 yards and one touchdown in Minnesota’s 35-24 Homecoming win against Louisiana. Evans saw his first action of the season on Saturday...

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Former Gopher Al Nolen named new radio network analyst

Former Gopher Al Nolen named new radio network analyst

Gopher Sports Properties, the locally based team of LEARFIELD, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced today the hiring of Al Nolen as the color commentator for Golden Gopher men’s basketball radio broadcasts...

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Gophers tabbed Big Ten hockey favorites

Gophers tabbed Big Ten hockey favorites

Coming off an NCAA runner-up finish and its second-straight Big Ten Conference championship, the University of Minnesota men's hockey team was picked atop the 2023-24 preseason poll as announced by the league office Monday. Six Golden Gophers also were honored as...

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Gopher men’s basketball schedule released

Gopher men’s basketball schedule released

The 2023-24 University of Minnesota men's basketball schedule highlights 21 home games and 20 Big Ten contests during the 2023-24 season, announced today by the Big Ten office. Start times and network designations for all conference and nonconference games will be...

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Two Gopher football players win Big Ten honors

Two Gopher football players win Big Ten honors

University of Minnesota football standouts Dragan Kesich and Tyler Nubin were honored by the Big Ten today for their play in last Thursday’s 13-10 victory against Nebraska. Kesich was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week, while Nubin was recognized as Big...

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Gophers Walk Off Huskers To Win Opener  ((AUDIO))

Gophers Walk Off Huskers To Win Opener ((AUDIO))

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Gopher kicker Dragan Kesich booted a 47 yard field goal at the horn as the Gophers completed a rally to beat Nebraska 13-10 in their season opener at Huntington Bank Stadium.  MNN sports director Mike Grimm had the call of the game winning kick...

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Gopher hockey releases 2023-24 schedule

Gopher hockey releases 2023-24 schedule

With the beginning of the Minnesota men's hockey season right around the corner, the Big Ten Conference announced the 2023-24 schedule Monday. Game times and broadcast information will be announced at a later date.  Click here to see the entire schedule. The Golden...

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Gopher Mara Braun selected for Team USA

Gopher Mara Braun selected for Team USA

For the second time this year rising sophomore guard Mara Braun will be representing Team USA as a member of a 3x3 squad. Braun, along with three others, have been selected for the 2023 FIBA 3x3 U23 Nations League Final in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, that will take place...

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Gopher volleyball adds top international recruit

Gopher volleyball adds top international recruit

The University of Minnesota volleyball program has announced the addition of Turkish libero Zeynep Palabiyik. A top-ranked libero in Europe for the class of 2023, Palabiyik will have four years of eligibility remaining, beginning this fall. "We're thrilled to announce...

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Gopher WBB announces non-conference schedule

Gopher WBB announces non-conference schedule

The first season for Minnesota women's basketball under head coach Dawn Plitzuweit begins November 8, and features 11 non-conference matchups with 10 of them being hosted at historic Williams Arena, it was announced Thursday. Single-game tickets will be available for...

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Wild sign Gustavsson to three-year deal

Wild sign Gustavsson to three-year deal

Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed goalie Filip Gustavsson to a three-year, $11,250,00 contract ($3,750,000 average annual value) that goes through the 2025-26 season. Gustavsson, 25 (6/7/98),...

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Gophers announce two open practices for fans in August

Gophers announce two open practices for fans in August

The University of Minnesota football team will hold two open training camps practices for the public to come and watch the Gophers prepare for the upcoming 2023 season. Minnesota's two open practices will be on Saturday, August 5 (7 p.m. practice at Huntington Bank...

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Gopher volleyball has three preseason honorees

Gopher volleyball has three preseason honorees

University of Minnesota senior libero Kylie Murr and senior setter Melani Shaffmaster joined redshirt junior outside Taylor Landfair on the 2023 Preseason All-Big Ten Team. The Gophers were voted to finish third by the conference's coaches, behind only Wisconsin and...

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Gopher hockey star changes mind, signs with NHL

Gopher hockey star changes mind, signs with NHL

After just one prolific season with the University the Minnesota men's hockey team, freshman Logan Cooley will forgo his final three years of eligibility as he signed a three-year, entry-level NHL contract with the Arizona Coyotes Thursday. He led the Golden Gophers...

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Buxton added to roster, Larnach back to AAA

Buxton added to roster, Larnach back to AAA

The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated designated hitter Byron Buxton from the Paternity List. Buxton missed the last three games to be with his wife, Lindsey, as the couple had their third child, Baire, on Monday morning in Minneapolis. Buxton...

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Two Gophers on Big Ten football preseason watch list

Two Gophers on Big Ten football preseason watch list

The Big Ten Conference announced its 2023 football preseason honors on Wednesday ahead of the start of Big Ten Football Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium. A media panel selected the 10-member preseason list, with five representatives each from the East and West...

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