Posted January 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
Minnesota defensive back Troy Stoudermire has been granted a medical hardship waiver by the NCAA that will allow him to return for a fifth season with the Golden Gophers. The school made the announcement Friday. Stoudermire started the first four games last season before going down with a broken forearm. He had two interceptions in the four games and will return as the Big Ten's career leader in kickoff return yards. Stoudermire released a statement through the school saying he was excited to hear the news and is looking forward to rejoining the team for workouts. Head coach Jerry Kill called the development ''great news'' and says he is happy to know Stoudermire will be back.

Stoudermire Granted Medical Hardship Waiver

University of Minnesota cornerback/kick returner Troy Stoudermire has been granted a medical hardship waiver by the Big Ten Conference. Stoudermire’s participation in the 2011 season will not count against him. He will have one season of eligibility remaining.

Good news for Gophers as Stoudermire granted a waiver

The 2011 season wasn’t particularly bountiful on the good-news front for Minnesota, but 2012 is starting off a little bit better for the Gophers. Senior cornerback Troy Stoudermire suffered a fractured arm in September and did not play the remainder of the season.  At the time it was thought he might’ve played his final game…

Host North Dakota slips past Minnesota late

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Gophers fall from top WCHA spot

The Minnesota Gophers men's hockey team had been at the top of the WCHA standings all season until Friday night in Grand Forks. Warroad native Brock Nelson scored a goal late in the final period to give North Dakota an entertaining victory over Minnesota, 2-1.Meanwhile, about 500 miles away in Omaha, Neb., the hottest team in the WCHA was winning again. Minnesota-Duluth turned...

North Dakota edges Minnesota 2-1

Grand Forks, ND – North Dakota and Minnesota have played in some epic battles over the years. One could compare UND vs. UMN Hockey to the famous Hatfield’s and McCoy’s feud, every game is highly contested and usually has a lot of drama.  Tonight was no different, as the UND hockey team beat the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers 2-1.  Historically, when the two team’s...

Gophers avenge Friday loss with big outburst

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Nate Condon produced a pair of goals Saturday, propelling fifth-ranked Minnesota to a resounding, 6-2 triumph over rival North Dakota in WCHA men's hockey action. Condon ended the night with three total points, a feat that was matched by Gophers teammate Taylor Matson. That helped Minnesota end a three-game losing streak and avenge a 2-1 loss to North Dakota...

UND vs. UMN series notes

 The University of North Dakota entertains the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers at the Ralph Englestad Arena. Game Time: 7:37 pm Friday, 7:07 pm Saturday. Television: TV: UND Sports Network, MidcoSN3, FOX College Sports Central, FOX Sports North, DirecTV 617 and 668. Radio: The games can be heard at 96.1 the Fox. Internet: Records and Rankings: UND (11...

UMN runs past UND 6-2

Grand Forks, ND – The University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota have had some epic battles over the years, and the opening game of this series was no different as UND gutted out a 2-1 win. The second game of the series would turn out to be a one that the UND Hockey team will want to wipe from their memory bank as soon as possible. Saturday night’s game...

Minnesota surprises Indiana on the road

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Finally, just when the game's projected outcome seemed inevitable, the Minnesota Gophers men's...

#6 Illini Drop to #3 Minnesota, 25-9

No. 6 Illinois got two wins over ranked opponents at 197 and 165, but it wasn't enough as the Minnesota Gophers took the match 25-9 on Friday.

Minnesota deals No. 7 IU first home loss

Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points to help Minnesota beat No. 7 Indiana 77-74 on Thursday night.

Minnesota hangs on to shock No. 8 Indiana

Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points to help Minnesota beat Indiana (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) by a 77-74 score on Thursday night.

Minnesota scores stunning upset of No. 7 Indiana

Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points and made a pair of crucial free throws with 15 seconds left as Minnesota held on for its first Big Ten win of the season Thursday, a stunning 77-74 triumph at No. 7 Indiana.

No. 7 Indiana can't complete rally vs. Minnesota

Austin Hollins scored a career-high 18 points to help Minnesota beat No. 7 Indiana 77-74 on Thursday night.
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