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Schmitz, Ibrahim honored as all-America team members

Schmitz, Ibrahim honored as all-America team members

The University of Minnesota football team had two players named to the 2022 FWAA (Football Writers Association of America) All-America Team presented by the Goodyear Cotton Bowl. Center John Michael Schmitz was a First-Team selection, while running back Mohamed...

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Gopher Men Bounced By Big Blue

(Minneapolis, MN)  --  Ta’Lon Cooper led five Minnesota players in double-figures by tying his season-high with 16 points, Pharrel Payne had 15 points, and Dawson Garcia added 13 points, but Michigan shot 52.4 percent and made 10-of-18 three-pointers in a 90-75 win...

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Fleck agrees to new contract with Gophers

Fleck agrees to new contract with Gophers

The University of Minnesota and head football coach P.J. Fleck have agreed have agreed to a new seven-year contract. This agreement, pending Board of Regents approval, will keep Fleck in Maroon and Gold through the 2029 season. The 2022 campaign was the sixth for...

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SWEET 16:  #8 Gophers vs. #10 Ohio State on Thursday (AUDIO)

SWEET 16: #8 Gophers vs. #10 Ohio State on Thursday (AUDIO)

AUSTIN, TEXAS -- The No. 8 (#2 seed) Minnesota Golden Gophers (22-8, 15-5 Big Ten) take on the No. 10 (#3 seed) Ohio State Buckeyes (21-9, 15-5 Big Ten) in the Sweet 16 of the 2022 NCAA Tournament at Gregory Gym in Austin, Texas. ESPN2 will provide television coverage...

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Gopher center headed to Senior Bowl

Gopher center headed to Senior Bowl

University of Minnesota center John Michael Schmitz accepted an invitation to play in the 2023 Senior Bowl. Schmitz, who was recently named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, is the 47th Gopher all-time to be invited to the Senior Bowl. Schmitz's invitation to the...

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Gopher center Schmitz named finalist for Rimington Award

Gopher center Schmitz named finalist for Rimington Award

University of Minnesota center John Michael Schmitz was named a finalist today for the Rimington Trophy, which is presented annually to the best center in college football. The other two finalists are Brett Neilon (USC) and Olusegun Oluwatimi (Michigan). Schmitz...

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Gophers heading to Pinstripe Bowl

Gophers heading to Pinstripe Bowl

The University of Minnesota football team has accepted an invitation to compete in the Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 29, 2022, in New York City. The Gophers, who went 8-4 in the regular season for the second straight year, will face Syracuse from the ACC at...

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Morgan named finalists for Wuerffel Trophy

Morgan named finalists for Wuerffel Trophy

University of Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan was named one of three finalists for the Wuerffel Trophy today. Joining Morgan as a finalist are Dillan Gibbons of Florida State and Patrick Fields of Stanford. The annual award, which is known as "College Football's...

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Gopher Men Fall In ACC/Big Ten Challenge

(Blacksburg, VA)  --  Pharrel Payne and Ta’Lon Cooper lead Minnesota with 13 points each but the Gophers fell to Virginia Tech 67-57 to open the A-C-C/Big Ten Challenge.  Payne was 5-of-8 from the field for his fourth game in double-figures this season, and he led...

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Gopher MBB at VA Tech on Monday (AUDIO)

Gopher MBB at VA Tech on Monday (AUDIO)

SERIES INFORMATION 2nd Meeting In School History (Home: 1-0) First/Only Meeting: 2011 Gophers All-Time vs. ACC: 38-42 * - excludes vacated games   STARTING FIVE • The University of Minnesota men's basketball team competes in its first true road test Monday when...

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Gophers ready for regular season finale in Madison (AUDIO)

Gophers ready for regular season finale in Madison (AUDIO)

THE ESSENTIALS Date/Time: Nov. 26, 2022 / 2:30 p.m. CT Site: Madison, Wis. Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium Surface: FieldTurf Capacity: 80,321 Series Overall: Minnesota Trails 61-62-8 Streak: Minnesota Won 1 Series in Wisconsin: Minnesota Trails 23-35-6 Streak:...

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Ibrahim is Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

Ibrahim is Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

University of Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week today after rushing for a career-high 263 yards and one touchdown on 39 carries against Iowa. This is the second time that Ibrahim has received the honor in his career...

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Gopher Sports offering Black Friday deals

Gopher Sports offering Black Friday deals

Gopher Athletics will once again offer fans exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals this year. The deals begin at 8 a.m. CT on Friday, Nov. 25 and run through 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, Nov. 28. Fans can look forward to discounts on a variety of items this season...

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Gophers welcome Hawkeyes on Saturday (AUDIO)

Gophers welcome Hawkeyes on Saturday (AUDIO)

THE ESSENTIALS Date/Time: Nov. 19, 2022 / 3 p.m. CT Site: Minneapolis Stadium: Huntington Bank Stadium Surface: FieldTurf Capacity: 50,805 Series Overall: Minnesota Leads 62-51-2 Streak: Minnesota Lost 7 Series in Minnesota: Minnesota Leads 39-19-1 Streak: Minnesota...

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Schmitz semifinalist for national award

Schmitz semifinalist for national award

University of Minnesota center John Michael Schmitz was named a semifinalist for the Outland Trophy today. The Outland Trophy is presented annually to the nation's most outstanding interior lineman by the Football Writers Association of America. Schmitz is the...

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Gopher defensive coordinator up for national award

Gopher defensive coordinator up for national award

University of Minnesota defensive coordinator Joe Rossi is a nominee for the Broyles Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top assistant coach. Rossi oversees a defense that is ranked No. 4 in the nation in scoring defense (13.1 points) and No. 8 in the...

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#9 Gopher volleyball rolls past Indiana

#9 Gopher volleyball rolls past Indiana

The No. 9 Minnesota Golden Gophers volleyball team defeated the Indiana Hoosiers in three sets, 25-22, 25-9, 25-15 on Sunday afternoon at Maturi Pavilion. With the win, the Gophers have won 11 of their last 13 matches overall with four left to play in 2022. They'll...

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Gopher football set to host Northwestern (AUDIO)

Gopher football set to host Northwestern (AUDIO)

THE ESSENTIALS Date/Time: Nov. 12, 2022 / 2:40 p.m. CT Site: Minneapolis Stadium: Huntington Bank Stadium Surface: FieldTurf Capacity: 50,805 Series Overall: Minnesota Leads 55-36-5 Streak: Minnesota Won 2 Series in Minnesota: Minnesota Leads 30-15-3 Streak: Minnesota...

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#1 Gopher hockey hosting #8 Penn State tonight

#1 Gopher hockey hosting #8 Penn State tonight

The Golden Gophers men's hockey team jumped back to the top of the national polls heading into another top-10 battle when they host No. 7/8 Penn State during a Big Ten Conference series Nov. 10-11 at 3M Arena at Mariucci presented by Marathon. Puck drop is set for 7...

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Traffic Advisory for Gopher sports on Friday

Traffic Advisory for Gopher sports on Friday

The University of Minnesota is hosting four separate athletic competitions on campus on Friday, Nov. 11, as women's swimming, men's basketball, volleyball and men's hockey all host home events that night. Women's swimming hosts Iowa at 5:00 p.m., while men's...

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Gopher kicker win weekly Big Ten Award

Gopher kicker win weekly Big Ten Award

University of Minnesota kicker Matthew Trickett was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance in Minnesota’s 20-13 road win at Nebraska. The fifth-year senior made his two longest field goals of the season, first from 47 yards on the opening...

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#9 Gopher volleyball hosts Michigan tonight (AUDIO)

#9 GOPHERS (13-7, 8-4 BT) MICHIGAN (14-8, 5-7 BT) Friday, Nov. 4 6:30 p.m. CT Maturi Pavilion SERIES INFORMATION Minnesota leads Michigan 60-16, and Illinois, 43-40-1 First Meeting: 1975 (Both) Last Meeting: Oct. 7 (UM) and Oct. 15 (Illinois) HEADING INTO THE MATCH •...

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Gopher OL Ruschmeyer on award list

Gopher OL Ruschmeyer on award list

Minnesota redshirt senior offensive lineman Axel Ruschmeyer has been announced as a nominee for the 2022 Burlsworth Trophy, given annually to the top college football player who began his career as a walk-on. Ruschmeyer, who started his career as a walk-on before...

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Gopher football hosts Rutgers on Saturday (AUDIO)

Gopher football hosts Rutgers on Saturday (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gopher football team is a day closer to hosting Rutgers in a Big Ten football game. Minnesota will have a morning workout today, a fast practice tomorrow and then the game against the Scarlet Knights on Saturday. Both teams are 4-3...

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