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tBBC Liveblog: Minnesota

On a cold morning in November, the Scarlet and Gray continue to strive for a B1G Ten Conference Championship. This week’s hosts: the Minnesota Golden Gophers, bringing seven wins and only two losses to the table as Coach Kill continues to do great things in Minneapolis. Oh, and those two losses? One was a fluke upset by Illinois, while the other was at the hands of TCU- a team...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville 81 – Minnesota 68: Cards Cruise In Puerto Rico

RICARDO ARDUENGO: Associated Press Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals tipped off their 2014-15 season with a 81-68 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday evening in Puerto Rico. Considering his son was on the losing end, I imagine this win doesn’t feel quite as good as others. Louisville had their fair share of mistakes in the season opener, but in the end they...
Via The Cardinal Connect
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Pitino has Gophers recruiting, program moving up

Richard Pitino has brought some legitimacy and relevancy to the Minnesota Golden Gophers. He led the Gophers to a school record 25 wins last year* (The 1997 Final Four, #1 seed season was vacated) Richie Pitino’s first recruiting class with a full recruiting cycle yielded a very stellar class. Here are the Golden Gophers 2015 commits (National rank): PG Kevin Dorsey (No. 86) SG...
Via The Sports Bank
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State Buckeyes at Minnesota Golden Gophers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Fresh off a win against Michigan State, the Ohio State Buckeyes have put themselves back in contention for a spot in the college football playoffs but they best keep their eyes on on their Saturday opponent in the Minnesota Golden Gophers. No. 8 Ohio State Buckeyes (8-1) and No. 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-2) will each be looking for the win in this one. Coverage of the game...
Via Tireball.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

GameDay Primer: No. 25 Minnesota vs. No. 8 Ohio State

NO. 25 MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS(7-2, 4-1 Big Ten)vs.NO. 8 OHIO STATE BUCKEYES(8-1, 5-0 Big Ten) Date:Saturday, November 15 Time:12:00 PM ET Venue:TCF Bank Stadium Location:Minneapolis, MN TV: ABC with Dave Pasch and Brian Griese in the booth with Tom Luginbill on the sidelines. Radio: WBNS (FM 97.1 The Fan) is […]
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers' in-state rivalry heats up with Minnesota-Duluth

The Gophers and Minnesota-Duluth own one of the greatest in-state rivalries in college sports. And this scenario couldn't be better: an early-season home-and-home between two nationally ranked teams. Top-ranked Minnesota holds home ice Friday night, then it's up to the Twin Ports and a home tilt against No. 13/15 Minnesota-Duluth. Ben Clymer and I will call both games on Fox Sports...
Via Fox Sports North
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Releases An Epic Trailer For Its Game vs. Minnesota

Ohio State’s football team can’t afford to have a post-big win letdown Saturday and based on the comments coming out of Columbus this week, it doesn’t appear that they will.  The No. 8-ranked Buckeyes are set to take on No. 25 Minnesota Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium. Urban Meyer’s squad, coming off a big victory at Michigan State, is now a serious contender for...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

tBBC Radio Hour: Minnesota Preview

What is up Buckeye Nation? It’s time to dance like Jerry Kill on a cold Saturday. The Radio Hour is back again, as are the dynamic duo of Joe and Clair! The two discuss Ohio State’s big win over Michigan State as well as the topics surrounding the Buckeyes and college football. Topics Include:  The Braxton Miller/JT Barrett debate that won’t go away. The latest release of...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitino: Future of Gophers' 2015 recruiting class 'very bright'

MINNEAPOLIS -- It was a busy day Wednesday for the Gophers men's basketball team, who arrived in Puerto Rico in advance of Friday's season opener against Louisville. And although out of the country, Minnesota coach Richard Pitino was able to announce his latest recruiting class. The Gophers signed four players to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, including De La Salle High...
Via Fox Sports North
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick prospect note: Skjei week-to-week

Just a quick note: 2012 1st round pick Brady Skjei, currently on the top defense pairing at Minnesota, is week-to-week following a lower body injury. Skjei had put up 1-2-3 in 6 games with the top-ranked Golden Gophers prior to the injury. Skeji is likely to turn pro following this season with Minnesota. The post Quick prospect note: Skjei week-to-week appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Minnesota Will Wear Special “Epilepsy Awareness” Decals On Its Helmets On Saturday Against Ohio State

This is one of the coolest helmet decals that we’ve ever seen. Minnesota football will wear special “Epilepsy Awareness” decals on the back of its lids when the Golden Gophers take on Ohio State this weekend. Check them out: @GopherFootball @EpilepsyMN decal to be worn on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/dOtTeNCLx4 — Gopher Equipment (@GopherFBEquip) November 11, 2014 Minnesota...
Via College Spun
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Sweeps Notre Dame, Overtakes North Dakota For Top Spot In USCHO Top 20

Editor’s note: NESN’s Tom Caron is on the 50-member USCHO ranking committee, and you can find his votes and thoughts on the college hockey week that was every Monday on NESN.com. Last week I had North Dakota in the No. 1 spot. This week I dropped them to No. 2 despite going 2-0 over the weekend. But it’s not because of anything UND did wrong, it’s because of what Minnesota...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers defense fuels offense in in 4-2 win over Notre Dame

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's defensemen got offensive Sunday against Notre Dame. The Gophers scored four times in their 4-2 win over the Fighting Irish in the series finale at Mariucci Arena. Two of those four goals came off the stick of a Minnesota defenseman. Mike Reilly was credited with the game-winner, while Michael Brodzinski's first goal of the year helped thwart a potential...
Via Fox Sports North
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: TE Williams key in Minnesota's blowout win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers tight end Maxx Williams has made some highlight-reel catches during his two years at Minnesota, but one his grabs Saturday against Iowa is going to be pretty hard to top. With the Gophers leading 14-7 in the second quarter, Minnesota had the ball on 3rd-and-7 from Iowa's 48-yard line. Quarterback Mitch Leidner saw Williams break toward the far sideline and...
Via Fox Sports North
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Gophers put hat in Big Ten West ring with dominant win over Iowa Hawkeyes

The Minnesota Gophers went to Champaign, Ill. two weeks ago with an undefeated Big Ten record, it came out of its game against Illinois with a shocking loss. Naturally, the Gophers proved they couldn’t be Big Ten West contenders. Season over, pack it in and head to a meaningless bowl game once again. After a bye week to correct what went wrong, the Gophers proved the critics wrong...
Via Talking 10
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Decisive rivalry win leaves Gophers dancing

MINNEAPOLIS -- As the assembled media was waiting for Gophers head coach Jerry Kill to arrive for his postgame press conference, a nearby television showed highlights from Minnesota's 51-14 domination of Iowa. There were plenty of highlights to go around, as the Gophers put up the most points they've scored against the rival Hawkeyes since 1949. But arguably the most entertaining...
Via Fox Sports North
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Does A Ridiculous Locker Room Dance After Win Over Iowa

Minnesota may be one of the most surprising teams in the Big Ten that few are talking about. The Gophers rebounded from a bad loss to Illinois last week to absolutely destroy Iowa today, 51-14. Clearly, that was cause for celebration. The Gophers got pretty wild in the locker room after the game, led by none other than head coach Jerry Kill, who did some sort of ridiculous, jubilant...
Via College Spun
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota’s Head Coach Jerry Kill Joins Team In A Dance-Off After Big Win

Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Jerry Kill participated in a dance-off following his team's big win.
Via Gamedayr
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota TE Maxx Williams Makes Awesome Sideline Catch Against Iowa

Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams had a huge performance in the Golden Gophers’ game against Iowa.With Minnesota leading 14-7 midway through...
Via Athlon Sports
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams makes amazing toe drag reception (GIFs)

Minnesota Golden Gophers tight end Maxx Williams made an amazing catch on a sideline pattern where he extended for the catch and made the toe drag for the completion during Saturday's game against Iowa.At full speed, it was hard to see Williams drag the toe, and in fact, the officials did originally rule the play an incomplete pass. However, the instant replay clearly shows the...
Via Holdout Sports
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Minnesota TE Maxx Williams Managed To Keep One Foot Inbounds On This Incredible Catch

There aren’t many tight ends in America who are better than Minnesota’s Maxx Williams. The sophomore made perhaps the best catch that you’ll see today during the Golden Gophers’ game against Iowa. Facing a third down and long, Minnesota QB Mitch Leidner dropped back and threw a pass to his star tight end. It looked like it was going to be just out of the reach of Williams...
Via College Spun
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Minnesota’s Maxx Williams Makes the Highlight Reel Against Iowa

Minnesota’s Maxx Williams put on a show in the first half of the Golden Gophers’ game against Iowa. Williams helped stake Minnesota to a 35-7 halftime lead with catches (plural) such as this one, and yes, he made more of these: Minnesota's Maxx Williams has two TDs against Minnesota and this great catch: http://t.co/SOfpEuDkbJ http://t.co/NqmGsVbPpc — Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday...
Via Bloguin Best
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Minnesota’s Maxx Williams Makes the Highlight Reel Against Iowa

Minnesota’s Maxx Williams put on a show in the first half of the Golden Gophers’ game against Iowa. Williams helped stake Minnesota to a 35-7 halftime lead with catches (plural) such as this one, and yes, he made more of these: Minnesota's Maxx Williams has two TDs against Minnesota and this great catch: http://t.co/SOfpEuDkbJ http://t.co/NqmGsVbPpc — Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday...
Via The Student Section
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Maxx Williams’ highlight reel 1st half (VIDEO)

Minnesota Golden Gophers tight end Maxx Williams was supposed to be the only pass-catching threat Iowa had to worry about. Someone forgot to send them that message, as the Hawkeyes were burned early and often by the guy we say is in line for the Tight End of the Year award. Williams’ first half was something for the highlight reel, as it included two touchdown receptions and a...
Via Talking 10
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Minnesota’s Helmets Have Red, White Blue “M”, “Thank You Veterans” On Back

Minnesota has a big one against Iowa this afternoon, and it appears that the Golden Gophers will be switching up their helmet game ahead of the contest. The Golden Gophers, presumably for Military Appreciation Day, will be wearing red, white and blue helmets with the phrase “Thank You Veterans” on the back. Tyler Mason of Fox Sports North has photos: #Gophers with red, white...
Via College Spun
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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