Posted February 26, 2012 on
Austin Hollins and Chip Armelin led the way for Minnesota on Sunday but fell short of a tough Indiana team by a score of 69-50
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OMAHA, Neb. -- Minnesota's men's hockey squad staved off Nebraska-Omaha, 3-2, Saturday, putting a WCHA title within its reach with one weekend of conference play remaining. The Gophers now have 38 points in WCHA play, while second-place Minnesota-Duluth has 36. That means Minnesota can clinch a league title next weekend, when it hosts rival Wisconsin. "You can't...
To some in the Twin Cities, Minnesota Golden Gophers head basketball coach, Tubby Smith, might be a disappointment. When Smith arrived in Minneapolis, there were some hoping that he could recreate the magic that Clem Haskins had during his run at Minnesota. Instead there has been mediocrity that could land Smith on the proverbial hot seat with two years left on his contract.
MINNEAPOLIS – After a close loss to the top team in the Big Ten, Michigan State, Minnesota looked to complete the series sweep against top-25 Indiana on Sunday. The Gophers started the game on a 6-0 run but cold shooting and a determined Hoosiers team combined to sink Minnesota 69-50, the worst loss of the season for the Maroon and Gold.
The Gophers are looking for their second upset over Indiana this season. Tip-off is at 12 p.m. CST and will be aired on ESPN. Join GoldenSports.net to chat about the game.
1. Minnesota – (19-7-0 WCHA, 23-11-1)
The Minnesota Gophers swept the UNO Mavericks (3-2 O.T. W, 3-2 W) in Omaha this
past weekend. The Gophers close out the season against the Wisconsin Badgers in
Minneapolis. Minnesota has secured home ice for the first round of the WCHA
playoffs. The Gophers are finishing the regular season strong and have won four
games in a row are...