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Gophers’ Christie named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Gophers’ Christie named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

University of Minnesota men's basketball guard Cam Christie (Arlington Hills, Ill.) has been named Big Ten's Freshman of the Week following his performance against Northwestern Saturday. It is Christie's first Big Ten award of his career and the Golden Gophers' second...

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Fleck adds to coaching staff, promotes some

Fleck adds to coaching staff, promotes some

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck has announced additions to his coaching and support staff. Fleck promoted Defensive Line Coach Winston DeLattiboudere III to Assistant Head Coach and named Eric Koehler Tight Ends Coach. DeLattiboudere, who played for the Gophers from...

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Garcia named finalist for major award

Garcia named finalist for major award

University of Minnesota men's basketball standout Dawson Garcia has been named a top-10 finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award, announced today by Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Garcia is one of two Big Ten players named to the top-10 list....

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Tough news for Gopher star Mara Braun

Tough news for Gopher star Mara Braun

University of Minnesota head women’s basketball coach Dawn Plitzuweit announced today that sophomore guard Mara Braun suffered a foot injury against Illinois that will require surgery and will be out indefinitely. “Mara has experienced an incredible sophomore season...

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Neck protection legislation passed by USA Hockey

Neck protection legislation passed by USA Hockey

The USA Hockey Congress today approved legislation requiring the use of neck laceration protection for players in all age classifications, other than adults, in games and practices, as well as for on-ice officials under the age of 18, effective August 1, 2024. USA...

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Gopher men’s basketball at Penn State on Saturday (AUDIO)

Gopher men’s basketball at Penn State on Saturday (AUDIO)

GOPHERS - NITTANY LIONS, 5:31 PM, SATURDAY SERIES INFORMATION* 46th Meeting (30-15 all time) Road Record vs. Penn State: 10-10 Gophers All-Time vs. Big Ten: 790-905 * - excludes vacated games STARTING FIVE • Minnesota returns to road action when it travels to Penn...

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Hobey Baker Award Fan Balloting Now Open

Hobey Baker Award Fan Balloting Now Open

St. Paul, Minn. – It’s Hobey Baker time. Fan balloting has opened for the 2024 Hobey Baker Award. Awarded annually to college hockey’s top player, the Hobey Baker’s tremendously popular fan-voting will run from Friday, January 26 until Sunday, March 10 at midnight....

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#9 Gopher hockey visits #8 Michigan State

#9 Gopher hockey visits #8 Michigan State

After finishing a six-game homestand, the No. 9 Minnesota men's hockey team hits the road for the first time since early December when it travels to No. 8/7 Michigan State in a top-10 battle Jan. 26-27 at Munn Ice Arena. The series against the Big Ten...

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Gopher volleyball names new assistant coach

Gopher volleyball names new assistant coach

Minnesota head coach Keegan Cook announced the addition of Crissy Jones Schoonderwoerd as the team's new assistant coach. Jones Schoonderwoerd spent the 2023 season at California as the team's interim head coach after taking over two weeks before the regular season...

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Frost to miss weekend series

Frost to miss weekend series

University of Minnesota women's hockey head coach Brad Frost will miss this weekend's road series at Bemidji State due to a medical situation. Associate head coach Greg May will serve as Minnesota's acting head coach this weekend. Frost is expected to return to the...

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Gophers name new assistant soccer coach

Gophers name new assistant soccer coach

Head Soccer Coach Erin Chastain has announced the addition of Ellis Riley as assistant coach to her staff. "Ellis will be a tremendous addition to our staff and program," said head coach Erin Chastain. "He's extremely driven, focused, competitive and will invest...

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Gopher women at #16 Indiana tonight (AUDIO)

Gopher women at #16 Indiana tonight (AUDIO)

MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota women's basketball team (13-3, 3-2 B1G) heads to Bloomington, Ind., to take on No. 16/13 Indiana (14-2, 5-1 B1G) at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The game will be Minnesota's debut on the streaming platform Peacock, on Jan. 17,...

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Darwitz selected for International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame

Darwitz selected for International Ice Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Minnesota women's ice hockey player and assistant coach Natalie Darwitz was named to the 2024 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Hall of Fame Class today. The IIHF's Historical Committee met in Prague recently and nominated its newest members to the...

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Gophers add defensive coordinator, special teams coordinator

Gophers add defensive coordinator, special teams coordinator

University of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck today announced the hiring of defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Corey Hetherman and special teams coordinator Bob Ligashesky. "I am excited to welcome Corey and his wife, Julie, and Bob and his wife, Shelley,...

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Eggum gets contract extension

Eggum gets contract extension

The University of Minnesota and wrestling head coach Brandon Eggum have agreed to a contract extension that will keep Eggum at the helm of his alma mater through the 2025-26 season.   "It is an honor to lead this storied program, along with our amazing staff,"...

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Twin Cities to host 2026 World Juniors

Twin Cities to host 2026 World Juniors

USA Hockey announced today that the Twin Cities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, will serve as host of the 2026 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Hockey Championship. The 10-nation tournament features the best men’s players in the world under...

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Gopher star WBB recruit Johnson to enroll early

Gopher star WBB recruit Johnson to enroll early

Incoming freshman McKenna Johnson, who signed a National Letter of Intent with Minnesota in November, has graduated early from high school and joined the Golden Gophers program. Johnson, who will wear No. 7 for the Gophers, has been cleared to practice with the team...

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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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