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Dixon, No. 17 Iowa women pull away from Minnesota 92-76

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Melissa Dixon hit eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points, two other players got close to triple-doubles on Sunday and No. 17 Iowa set a record for home wins with a 92-76 win over Minnesota that also secured No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament for the Hawkeyes. Samantha Logic had 24 points, 13 assists and 6 rebounds and Bethany Doolittle had 12 points, 12 rebounds...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota’s Carlos Morris Hits 3 To Tie Game vs. MSU, Misses Potential Winning Free Throw

Michigan State nearly lost its game against Minnesota on one of the worst fouls you’ll see. Instead, the Spartans lucked out, and have a chance to redeem themselves in overtime. With his Golden Gophers down three and two seconds remaining in the game, Carlos Morris drilled a three-pointer and was fouled by Michigan State’s Gavin Schilling.  Foul up three. But not like that...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Gophers Spring Preview 2015: Can Kill’s team continue to contend?

Raise your hand if you thought the Badgers vs. Gophers would be for the Big Ten West division title last season? Sure, you probably thought Wisconsin would have that opportunity on the line, but few thought the Gophers were also going to be the main contender to the Badgers’ run to the West division title. That’s exactly what happened, as the bitter rivals clashed in Madison...
Via Talking 10
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sophomore Amanda Zahui takes charge for Minnesota women

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) In the matter of two games, Minnesota sophomore Amanda Zahui B. has burst onto the national scene and put the Golden Gophers on the brink of an NCAA tournament berth. The 6-foot-5 center followed up a record-setting, 39-point, 29-rebound game against Iowa by scoring 27 points and grabbing 27 rebounds in a double-overtime win over Michigan. The two victories moved...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Minnesota

Indiana moved to 18-8 overall and 8-5 in Big Ten play with a 90-71 beatdown of Minnesota on Sunday night at Assembly Hall. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the win over the Golden Gophers: · A record-setting shooting performance: The Hoosiers have been one of the nation’s best 3-point shooting teams all season, […] The post Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Minnesota...
Via Inside the Hall
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Women’s Hockey Wrap: Will Beanpot loss benefit BC?

The 2012-13 Minnesota Gophers will not soon have company on the pantheon of unbeaten NCAA women’s hockey teams. The 2014-15 Boston College Eagles spilled the Beanpot title tilt this past Tuesday with a 3-2 falter at Harvard, thus enduring their first loss in 29 outings. Deep down, these Eagles should know they were not on […] The post NCAA Women’s Hockey Wrap: Will Beanpot...
Via Along the Boards
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Minnesota

Indiana begins a pivotal two-game homestand on Sunday night when Minnesota comes to Assembly Hall. The Golden Gophers are 16-9 and 5-7 in Big Ten play, but have won three straight. The game will be broadcast on Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. ET with Kevin Kugler and Stephen Bardo on the call: Indiana has […] The post What to Expect: Minnesota appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Hockey Wrap: Minnesota revitalizes title hopes

The Gophers finally came out of hibernation. A sweep of Ohio State this past weekend propelled Minnesota to a tie for 13th in the PairWise rankings and placed it within striking distance of first place in the Big Ten. It was only a matter of time, perhaps, that the preseason favorite to take the regular-season conference crown would […] The post Big Ten Hockey Wrap: Minnesota...
Via Along the Boards
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Stumbles in loss to Minnesota

Wisconsin and Minnesota squared off for a border battle in this classic college hockey rivalry Friday at The Kohl Center. The Badgers came out of the gate with energy. Their offense looked dangerous early for the first time all year. Both teams took awhile to settle into the game, the quick pace of the game seemed to be favoring the Badgers early on. Despite the lack of goals early...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Offense rules in Gophers hockey border battle win

Minnesota (12-9-2, 3-2-2-0 Big Ten) topped Wisconsin (2-16-3, 0-6-1-1 Big Ten), 7-5, in the opener of their Friday-Saturday series at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis. The border rivals each came into the series looking to put last weekend's losses behind them, with the Badgers coming off a sweep by Michigan last weekend and the Gophers coming off losses to Minnesota State and Minnesota...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin falls to Minnesota in Series Finale

The Gophers came out with a chip on their shoulder after squandering a two goal lead the previous night and scored early and often. The Gophers first goal came on the power play after Cameron Hughes was called for holding. Travis Boyd put away an easy rebound after Rumpel kicked away the first attempt to put the Gophers up 1-0 15:30 into the period. The Gophers did not let up and...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota lands early in-state commit, ’16 Michael Hurt

Minnesota landed their first recruit in the 2016 recruiting cycle on Saturday, garnering a commitment from in-state forward Michael Hurt, who is considered by some to be a top 100 prospect nationally. Hurt, a standout from Marshall (MN), reportedly selected the Golden Gophers over scholarship offers from fellow Big Ten rivals Nebraska and Northwestern, among others. ...
Via Hoopniks
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Rallies to Tie Minnesota

The Badgers had to put on their rally caps in Minnesota after being dominated for two and a half periods and out shot forty-nine to twenty. The Badgers did not roll over and found a way to tie up the game late in the third and to eek out a shoot out victory in their first of two games against the sixteenth ranked Golden Gophers from Minnesota in a contest that lived up to the ...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers team full of in-state kids eager for 'fun' Hockey Day Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Golden Gophers hockey team played on Hockey Day Minnesota last year, they needed a boost from Missouri native Sam Warning to topple Ohio State. With all but three players on this year's roster hailing from the State of Hockey, there's a good chance a Minnesotan could come up big for the Gophers on Saturday, when the state's sport is showcased at all levels...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Merrimack Upsets No. 8 Minnesota In Mariucci Classic

The Merrimack men’s ice hockey team just kicked off the New Year in style. The No. 18 Warriors used a heroic 40-save effort from goaltender Rasmus Tirronen to down No. 8 Minnesota 3-2 in its own arena and advance to the finals of the Mariucci Classic. It was a back-and-forth affair in Minneapolis, Minn. Defenseman Michael Brodzinski got the Golden...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota’s Governor Wants To Abolish Early Kickoffs

One of Minnesota’s foremost politicians in recent years was Paul Wellstone, a United States Senator who would often find himself as the one dissenting vote on the Senate floor. Before his death in October of 2002, Wellstone was accompanied in Minnesota’s U.S. Senate delegation by Mark Dayton, now the governor of the state. Very clearly, Dayton is fighting the kind of lonely and...
Via Awful Announcing
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota RB Rodrick Williams Gets Golden Gophers on the Scoreboard First in Citrus Bowl

Fans of the Golden Gophers had to know their offense was going to have a hard time against the tough Missouri Tigers offense in the Citrus Bowl. Their boys were going to have to make the most of each possession and definitely get some points on the board when they get within scoring range.So when they had the ball on the 20 late in the first quarter and Rodrick Williams took it up...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: No. 12 BC Takes 6-2 Beating From No. 3 Minnesota

The Golden Gophers went to the Eagles’ house Friday, and they tore it down. No. 3 Minnesota (8-3-0) turned in a very convincing 6-2 win over No. 12 Boston College (7-6-0) at Kelley Rink, but despite the lopsided score, the game didn’t look as though it would be a runaway until late in the third period. Minnesota and BC were deadlocked at 0-0 until...
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota’s Briean Boddy-Calhoun Rips Ball From Nebraska WR On Goal-Line

Minnesota earned a hard-fought comeback victory over Nebraska Saturday afternoon, but it didn’t come without some drama right at the end. Golden Gophers defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun made an incredible play in the game’s final moments, ripping the ball from Cornhuskers wideout De’Mornay Pierson-El right before he was about to reach the goal line. Pierson-El was actually...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Coach Eats Ice Cream On Sideline In Middle Of Snowstorm (GIF)

It’s cold and snowy in Minnesota, but that couldn’t stop one football coach from enjoying a frozen treat. University of Minnesota defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys decided it was ice cream weather. The Gophers coach was spotted on the sideline crushing an ice cream bar as snow fell around him. The forecasted high for Minneapolis on Saturday afternoon? A balmy 21 degrees. The...
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: A Minnesota Staff Member Is Eating Ice Cream On The Sideline In A Snowstorm

A fair bit of snow is coming down at TCF Bank Stadium for Minnesota vs. Ohio State, but the cold doesn’t seem to affect one member of the Golden Gophers staff. On the sideline, a Minnesota staffer was spotted eating an ice cream bar during the game. We can’t say we’ve ever seen this during a football game. Maybe this some sort of intimidation tactic?  Sideline phone technician...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Minnesota Wearing New Uniform Combination With Gold Helmets And Jerseys, White Pants

The newly-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers have a massive game against No. 8 Ohio State today, and they are breaking out a new look for the special occasion. Jerry Kill’s team had already revealed that it would be wearing gold helmets with  ”epilepsy awareness” stickers on the back. They will be combining those special lids with a gold jersey, and white pants as well. New...
Via College Spun
November 15, 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 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’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: — Dr. Saturday (@YahooDrSaturday...
Via The Student Section
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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