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Gopher Men Fall To Illini

(Champaign, IL)  --  Despite 31 points by Jamison Battle the Gophers fell at Illiois on Monday night 78-69.  Dawson Garcia had 18 points in the loss as the Gophers drop to 7-17 on the season.  The Fighting Illini, who improved to 17-9, got were lead by Matthew Mayer...

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Gopher hockey clinches Big Ten title

Gopher hockey clinches Big Ten title

The University of Minnesota men's hockey team clinched its sixth Big Ten Conference regular season championship outright Thursday night and will be the top seed heading into the B1G Tournament. The No. 1 ranked team in the PairWise standings, the Golden Gophers are...

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Gopher baseball opens season this weekend (AUDIO)

Gopher baseball opens season this weekend (AUDIO)

Surprise, AZ -- The University of Minnesota Baseball program is set to open its 135th season in the history of the program this weekend at the Sanderson Ford Classic in . The Gophers will play UC-Santa Barbara twice and Oregon State and New Mexico once each from...

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Gopher football adds two to coaching staff

Gopher football adds two to coaching staff

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck announced two additional members of the football staff on Wednesday. Eric Koehler joins the Gophers as a Senior Offensive Analyst, while Chase Gallagher has been named Minnesota's Director of Recruiting Management. Koehler joins with 26...

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Gopher volleyball adds middle blocker transfer

Gopher volleyball adds middle blocker transfer

The University of Minnesota volleyball program has announced the addition of middle blocker Phoebe Awoleye (Marietta, Ga./Loyola Marymount). She will have two seasons of eligibility remaining when she arrives on campus this summer. "We're excited to announce Phoebe...

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Gopher women’s basketball at #13 Ohio State (AUDIO)

Gopher women’s basketball at #13 Ohio State (AUDIO)

The University of Minnesota (9-14, 2-10 B1G) is slated for its fourth straight ranked matchup with Wednesday's game against No. 13/13 Ohio State (20-4, 9-4 B1G) in Columbus, Ohio. The rematch against the Buckeyes is scheduled to tip at 6 p.m. ABOUT THE OHIO STATE GAME...

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Gopher grapplers hosting Iowa on Friday (AUDIO)

Gopher grapplers hosting Iowa on Friday (AUDIO)

MINNEAPOLIS - The No. 11 University of Minnesota wrestling program (11-2, 4-2 B1G) is set for their home finale on Friday night, as they look to go undefeated at home for the first time since the 2014-15 season against the No. 2 Iowa Hawkeyes (12-1, 5-1 B1G) inside...

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Gopher Men In Jersey

(New Brunswick, NJ)  --  The University of Minnesota men's basketball team is looking to put a halt to a five-game losing streak when it visits Rutgers tonight in a Big Ten Conference match-up.  The Golden Gophers are 7-13 overall and 1-9 in the Big Ten after...

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Halldorson honored by Wild with Legacy Award

Halldorson honored by Wild with Legacy Award

The Minnesota Wild, in partnership with Minnesota Hockey and Bally Sports North, today announced Laura Halldorson as the 2022-23 State of Hockey Legacy Award winner. Halldorson becomes the first female to receive the honor. “Laura is a true trailblazer for our sport,...

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Gopher Men Beat Buckeyes ***AUDIO***

(Columbus, OH)  --  The Gopher men’s basketball team got 28 points from Dawson Garcia as they rolled into Columbus and beat the Buckeyes 70-67.  That’s the first Big Ten win of the season for the Gophers as they improve their record to 7-8 overall.  Minnesota won just...

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Fleck promotes from within for offensive coordinator

Fleck promotes from within for offensive coordinator

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck has announced changes to his coaching staff for the 2023 season. After spending last season as the Gophers' tight ends coach, Greg Harbaugh (HAR-boe) is now co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach. He joins Matt Simon in the...

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#16 Gopher gymnasts open season tonight (AUDIO)

#16 Gopher gymnasts open season tonight (AUDIO)

The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics program begins their 2023 campaign tonight (Friday) when they host Hamline, Gustavus and Winona State for a quad-meet. The meet will start at 6 p.m. CT at Maturi Pavilion and the meet will be streamed on B1G+. "We are...

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Gophers promote Darwitz to associate head coach

Gophers promote Darwitz to associate head coach

Golden Gopher women’s hockey assistant coach Natalie Darwitz has been promoted to associate head coach. In three full seasons behind the bench at Minnesota, Darwitz has helped guide the Gophers to a 58-15-5 record and two WCHA regular season titles in 2009 and 2022....

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Gopher Men Edged In Madison

(Madison, WI)  --  Ta’lon Cooper scored 16 points and Dawson Garcia added 14 but the Gophers fell short on the road 63-60 in Madison against the Badgers.  The Gophers outscored Bucky 34-31 in the second half but 20 turnovers did them in as they fell to the 14th ranked...

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Gopher MBB game vs. Alcorn State canceled

Gopher MBB game vs. Alcorn State canceled

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball game vs. Alcorn State scheduled for tomorrow night at Williams Arena has been canceled due to travel-related complications with the Alcorn State program. The game will not be rescheduled. Fans with tickets to tomorrow’s...

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Gopher head coach excited about National Signing Day

Gopher head coach excited about National Signing Day

The University of Minnesota football program is expected to sign about 20 high school football players as part of the Class of 2023, including seven from Minnesota: Golden Gopher head coach spoke to MNN sports director Mike Grimm about today's National Letter of...

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Gopher basketball games change times due to weather

Gopher basketball games change times due to weather

The University of Minnesota men's and women's basketball Dec. 22 games against Chicago State and Eastern Illinois have time changes due to winter storm warnings and inclement weather within the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The 6:30 p.m., men's basketball game against...

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Ibrahim named Comeback Player of the Year

Ibrahim named Comeback Player of the Year

University of Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim was named a 2022 Comeback Player of the Year today by the College Sports Communicators in association with The Associated Press and the Fiesta Bowl Organization. The award recognizes college football...

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Gophers Bit By No 23 Ranked Bulldogs

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  The Gophers early season woes continued on Sunday night as they fell to No. 23 Mississippi State 69-51.  Dawson Garcia scored 20 for the Gophers but it wasn’t enough as they lost their fifth straight and fell to 4-6 on the season.  The Bulldogs...

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