The Minute After: Minnesota

Thoughts on a 75-71 win over the Golden Gophers: Indiana came into this one wounded. Its loss to Wisconsin, even in a season with huge losses at home to Indiana State and Fort Wayne, was arguably its worst game of ...
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January 06, 2018  |  Discuss

Injured Gopher Coffey not back 'anytime soon'

Golden Gophers star Amir Coffey "won't be back anytime soon" after suffering a right shoulder injury, coach Richard Pitino announced on Saturday.
January 06, 2018

Third woman accuses Minnesota basketball star Reggie Lynch of sexual assault

Just as he returned to practice for Minnesota’s basketball team while facing suspension, star center Reggie Lynch could very well be facing expulsion from the school.According to a new report from the Star Tribune, a third women has now come forward to accuse the Illinois State transfer of sexual assault.“A third sexual assault allegation emerged Tuesday against suspended University...
Via Sportsnaut
January 09, 2018  |  Discuss

Rutgers Women home win streak to 12 with 80-70 OT victory

Tyler Scaife honored for 2,000 points as Knights top a hot shooting Minnesota Should we call it exciting? Sloppy? Ugly? Scary? How about we just call it a win. Minnesota came in averaging 86.2 points per game. That was good for third in the Big Ten and eighth in the nation. No one mentioned their free throw shooting prowess or their accuracy from downtown. And it was that...
Via On the Banks
January 13, 2018

Minnesota Rolls University of Denver 1 Day After Training Trip Return

By Reid Carlson on SwimSwam University of Minnesota vs University of Denver Saturday, January 13 University of Minnesota, Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center Short Course Yards Live Results Team Scores Men: Minnesota 195 – Denver 105 Women: Minnesota 196 – Denver 104 Barely more than 24 hours after returning from training trip in Hawaii, the University of Minnesota hosted the University...
Via SwimSwam
January 13, 2018

Minnesota’s Tyler Sheehy continues to haunt Michigan State Hockey in 5-4 defeat

EAST LANSING, Mich.-The Michigan State Hockey team has struggled to stop No.13 Minnesota’s junior forward Tyler Sheehy in his collegiate career. That trend continued Thursday night as Sheehy scored the game winning goal with 2:48 remaining to lead the Golden Gophers over the Spartans 5-4. Sheehy, who entered the game with eight career points (three goals and five assists) against...
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January 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Bell, Wagner lead Minnesota women past No. 20 Iowa 77-72

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kenisha Bell scored 21 points, Carlie Wagner added 15, combining for six free throws in the final 25 seconds, and Minnesota handed No. 20 Iowa its third straight loss 77-72 on Sunday. Taiye Bello had 12 points, and Destiny Pitts and Bryanna Fernstrom 11 each for the Golden Gophers (16-5, 5-3 Big Ten Conference). Bell also had 11 rebounds, seven assists and three...
Via MyNorthwest.com
January 21, 2018

Notre Dame Hockey: Minnesota Series Preview

#1 Notre Dame looks to rebound from their first loss in three months with big weekend in Minnesota. The unthinkable has happened. After 13 straight conference victories and 16 straight wins overall, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish suffered their first Big Ten conference loss this past Sunday when they were defeated 5-0 by the Wisconsin Badgers at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois...
Via One Foot Down
25 days ago

Penn State Actually Wrestles, Rolls Over Minnesota 35-8

In their first win over the Gophers in Rec Hall since 1994, the Nittany Lions overcame some average officiating to dominate a ranked foe. In front of a raucous sold-out white out crowd in Rec Hall that included football coach James Franklin (c’mon, coach, can’t you even wear white for wrestling?), Penn State came to wrestle against Minnesota, a squad under J Robinson that simply...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
24 days ago

Minnesota Wins Twice, Purdue Over Northwestern in Triple Dual Meet

By Reid Carlson on SwimSwam MINNESOTA VS. NORTHWESTERN VS. PURDUE – TRIPLE DUALS Hosted by University of Minnesota Triple Dual Format Live Results 25 Yards Women’s Scores – Final Minnesota 212, Purdue 141 Minnesota 283, Northwestern 70 Purdue 269, Northwestern 84 Men’s Scores – Final Minnesota 192, Purdue 160 Minnesota 258, Northwestern 93 Purdue 269, Northwestern 84 Minnesota...
Via SwimSwam
22 days ago

Minnesota Basketball: a potential path to the NCAA Tournament

Many people look back on the 2016-17 Minnesota Basketball season fondly. You may remember Richard Pitino being named the Big Ten’s Coach of the Year, the team’s celebration on selection Sunday, or the individual accolades received by Nate Mason, Jordan Murphy, and Reggie Lynch. What you likely don’t remember is where the Gophers were exactly one year ago today. On January 28th, 2017...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview and Prediction: Michigan Basketball vs. Minnesota

No. 24 Michigan Basketball (18-6, 7-4 Big Ten) will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (14-9, 3-8) on Saturday afternoon for their third to last home game of the season. The game will tip off at 2:30pm in Ann Arbor and will be televised on FOX. To celebrate, Maize and Blue fans are throwing a Pool(e) Party. What will it take for the Wolverines to make a splash against the Gophers...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Basketball Preview: Michigan vs. Minnesota

The Golden Gophers have been a major disappointment in conference play this year, while Michigan looks to build its home winning streak to four games. Preseason polls don’t mean a whole lot in the grand scheme of things, but they can factor in to how well a team ended up managing hype heading into the season. In the case of the Michigan men’s basketball team’s upcoming opponent...
Via Maize n Brew
17 days ago

Michigan stumbles to a tough win against Minnesota

It was ugly, but it still counts The start was inauspicious. Minnesota’s Nate Mason led the Gophers to a 7-2 lead at the first media timeout, aided by a slow start for the Wolverines from the floor. Mo Wagner committed an early turnover and foul, causing Beilein to sub-in Jon Teske early. After battling back and forth, Michigan finally found its shot and forced the Gophers to take...
Via Maize n Brew
16 days ago

No. 24 Michigan holds on to beat Minnesota 76-73 in OT

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman made a tiebreaking three-point play with 3.8 seconds left and finished with 17 points as No. 24 Michigan held on to beat Minnesota 76-73 in overtime on Saturday. The Wolverines (19-6, 8-4 Big Ten) needed the extra time to win because they struggled to shoot from the field and the line. The Golden Gophers (14-11, 3-9) were in a position to end their longest...
Via AP on Yahoo
16 days ago

PREVIEW: Rutgers-Minnesota wrestling both looking for a needed win

Gophers come in staggering a bit on a four-match losing streak as RU honors its seniors Minnesota at Rutgers Friday, Feb. 9, 7 pm TV & Radio: stream live via BTN2Go, WRSU (88.7 FM) Once again it is a match of who wants it more. Two teams around .500 but with aspirations for so much more. The Knights (6-6, 2-5 B1G) are trying to steady themselves for the final push....
Via On the Banks
11 days ago

Injured Gophers guards Coffey, McBrayer still day to day

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The status of Minnesota starting guards Amir Coffey and Dupree McBrayer remains uncertain for the upcoming game at Indiana.
Via AP on Yahoo
11 days ago

MINNESOTA @ INDIANA: Game preview, odds, how-to-watch, and more

Halftime performance featuring a hologram of the artist formerly known as Prince Who? Minnesota (14-12, #93 KenPom) @ Indiana Hoosiers (13-12, #81 Kenpom) When? Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. EST – FS1 Where? Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana Vegas? Indiana (-6.5) Pomeroy? Indiana 75-71, 66% chance of Indiana victory After a brutal stretch of seven games in seventeen...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota ekes past Rutgers as Nick Suriano absence looms large

Minnesota wins six bouts, holds serve in key bouts to hold off Rutgers. Rutgers is a drastically different dual meet team without Nick Suriano, and it has shown. Suriano, the nation's No. 1-ranked 125-pounder, missed his second straight match due to illness Friday. The No. 18 Scarlet Knights then dropped their second consecutive winnable dual...
Via NJ.com
10 days ago

Indiana 80, Minnesota 56: Hoosiers roll over Golden Gophers

As the schedule has lightened up, the Hoosiers have caught fire. Well ... that was fun! Yes, it’s just Minnesota. Yes, they were down to eight scholarship players tonight. Yes, Indiana is still not in the NCAA Tournament picture. But it’s hard to not feel excited. What a difference a point guard makes: After spending a lot of the season with an offense that looked like a...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana blows out Minnesota 80-56 for 2nd straight win

Devonte Green and Juwan Morgan each scored 19 points Friday night, leading Indiana to an 80-56 blowout over Minnesota. The Hoosiers (14-12, 7-7 Big Ten Conference) have now won twice in five days. Nate Mason had 18 points and eight rebounds while Jordan Murphy finished with 12 points and nine rebounds to lead the Golden Gophers (14-13, 3-11).
Via AP on Yahoo
10 days ago

Minnesota Basketball: Looking ahead to next season

Things haven’t gone as planned for Minnesota Basketball. A season that started with Final Four aspirations has turned into a nightmare. A slew of injuries, coupled with some off-court issues have taken a significant toll on the Gophers. The lack of players was evident Friday night when they only had seven scholarship players available in an embarrassing 80-56 loss against Indiana...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

No win on Senior Night for Rutgers Wrestling but other news worth noting

But in other news....Anthony Ashnault Much like the Illinois match on Sunday, an early bout at 125 didn’t go Rutgers’ way and it set a negative trend that the Knights had a hard time reversing. With Nick Suriano still out of the lineup from the flu, the onus of facing Minnesota’s No. 6/8/8 Ethan Lizak fell to true freshman Luke Ecklof. While the forfeit against Illinois gave up...
Via On the Banks
9 days ago

Maryland wrestling falls to No. 19 Minnesota, 26-22

Maryland wrestling had its best Big Ten dual match result of the 2017-18 on Sunday afternoon against No. 19 Minnesota, but the Terps still came up short against the Golden Gophers, 26-22. This was the second consecutive conference dual where Maryland (4-11, 0-9 Big Ten) split matches with its opponent, winning five against Illinois and five against Minnesota. Each time, however...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 days ago

Michigan State Basketball: Preview, prediction vs. Minnesota in Week 15

Just three days after beating No. 3 Purdue, Michigan State basketball will hit the road to take on a struggling Minnesota team. It hasn’t been the easiest season for Richard Pitino and Minnesota. The Golden Gophers were one of just a handful of Big Ten teams to make the preseason AP Top 25, but they […] Michigan State Basketball: Preview, prediction vs. Minnesota in Week 15 - Spartan...
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7 days ago
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