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Talking 10 Mailbag: Are the Minnesota Gophers a Big Ten title contender?

Welcome to the talking10 weekly mailbag. Every week we’ll answer fan and journalist questions from around the Big Ten — no team, no topic is off-limits (including your food & beverage questions). If you want your question answered, get ahold of us on Twitter @Talking_10, Facebook or send us an e-mail to  As the month of October draws to a close things...
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After strange season-opening schedule, Gophers ready to get going

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Wild aren't the only hockey team in town with a weird schedule to start their season. The Golden Gophers will finally play their first home game of the 2014-15 season this weekend after an odd first few weeks of play. Minnesota opened up the year at the Ice Breaker tournament, hosted by Notre Dame, but the Gophers were playing afternoon games in front...
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Vermont Makes Top 20, Minnesota Keeps No. 1 Spot In USCHO College Hockey Poll

The 2-0 Minnesota Golden Gophers haven’t let go of the stronghold they’ve had on the No. 1 spot — which they’ve held since before the start of the season — but other schools are inching their way to the top of the rankings in the U.S. College Hockey Online poll. UMass-Lowell moved up to seventh from No. 9 in the rankings after a win and a tie with Quinnipiac — who dropped...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Uh--Minnesota Wants You To "Do The Gopher" With Iggy Azalea and Caddyshack Gopher

Um...yeah, we are a bit sleep deprived these days, so when we saw this video, we thought we were either hallucinating or left a broadcast of Caddyshack on TV.But alas, our mind was not playing tricks on us.Check out this odd video produced by the Minnesota Golden Gophers athletic department.It's essentially a short music video called "Do the Gopher". And the video not...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers at Minnesota Golden Gophers Photo Highlights

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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota gets defensive late, moves to 3-0 in Big Ten

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's a stat that Minnesota's players certainly weren't aware of. Neither was head coach Jerry Kill. Under Kill, the Gophers were 0-22 when trailing at halftime, like they were Saturday to visiting Purdue. What happened in the second half at TCF Bank Stadium was as good a testament as anything as to just how far this program has come in Kill's four seasons...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Minnesota clinches win with interception

What a wild game in the Big Ten but the Minnesota Golden Gophers prevailed over the Purdue Boilermakers 39-38 to go 3-0 in the Big Ten. Here’s the play that saved the day….
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

A-maye-zing airborne TD for Gophers (Video)

When one thinks of the Minnesota Gophers offense chances are it begins and ends with running back David Cobb. However, against Purdue quarterback Mitch Leidner reminded the viewing public that he’s more than a running back with an opportunity to throw the football. With Purdue up nine points and Minnesota needing an answer quickly, Leidner unleashed a great pass from 37 yards out...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Purdue Boilermakers at Minnesota Golden Gophers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Purdue Boilermakers will travel to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a match-up of two Big Ten schools. While both enter this one unranked Purdue (3-4) will be looking to prevent Minnesota (5-1) from eventually earning a ranking inside the top 25. Coverage of the game between these two will get underway at 12:00 pm ET from TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

After NIT title, veteran Gophers 'striving to accomplish more'

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- They cut strands of netting in Madison Square Garden last April and celebrated a college basketball championship. There were hugs, smiles and a trophy -- all the elements players had dreamed about since before arriving at Minnesota. But what is a college basketball championship when it's not that college basketball championship? You know, the one that ends with...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Mason's Oct. 15 Gophers mailbag

MINNEAPOLIS -- Two Big Ten games, two wins for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Jerry Kill's team is coming off a home victory over Northwestern, which lifted Minnesota to 5-1 on the season and a perfect 2-0 in the conference. The Gophers now prepare to host Purdue this weekend with the hope of improving to 6-1. Leading up to that game, I answered your questions about Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Gophers' goal is to give up 17 points or less per game

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Gophers football team gave up 17 points in Saturday's win against Northwestern. In the eyes of the defense, one point more would have been too many. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said Minnesota's defense set a goal before the year started to give up 17 or fewer points per game. In their last three games -- all wins -- the Gophers have done...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota’s Jalen Myrick 100-Yard Kickoff Return For Touchdown

Minnesota Gophers return man Jalen Myrick took a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown against Northwestern.
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Minnesota Players And Fans Celebrate Winning The Little Brown Jug After Beating Michigan

Saturday was a big day for Minnesota football. For the first time since 2005, the squad beat Michigan and won the Little Brown Jug, upending the Wolverines 30-14. Predictably, it was a big moment for Golden Gophers players, coaches, and fans. After the game, the school released a video of the team celebrating the big win, first with a group of fans that made the trip to Ann Arbor...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 ITH season preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Despite the fact that he won 20 games in five of his […] The post 2014-2015 ITH season preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers appeared first...
Via Inside the Hall
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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