Alabama hoops plays 3-on-5 after series of ejections, injury

The Iron Bowl was exciting and dramatic, but there was another Alabama sports team that had a rather heated Saturday afternoon.The Crimson Tide met the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a basketball game that got little attention — but a wild brawl ensued that left Alabama with only five eligible players.Things apparently got started when Minnesota’s Nate Mason talked trash, inciting a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Badger Hockey Digest Week 10 11/29/17

The Badgers split last weekend's series against Mercyhurst. Now they jump back into B1G play and head to Marinucci Arena to face the Golden Gophers. Plus we go 2 minutes with Senior Defenseman Jake Linhart.
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November 29, 2017  |  Discuss

4 keys to success for Minnesota Basketball in Big Ten play

It’s been an interesting start to the season for Minnesota Basketball. Through eight games the Gophers have already experienced everything from finishing a game 5-on-3, to playing in front of the most electric crowd at Williams Arena in years. The Gophers are sitting at 7-1 thus far, including two quality non-conference wins over Providence and Alabama. The non-conference games have...
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December 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Minnesota Basketball: Now is not the time to panic

On January 28th, 2017 things seemed to be unraveling for Minnesota Basketball. The Gophers were coming off their fifth straight loss, and were set to enter February with a 3-5 mark in Big Ten play. Negative feelings toward the program were resurfacing following a strong start to the season, and it appeared they were ready to roll over and finish at the bottom of the Big Ten. A month...
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December 17, 2017  |  Discuss

What to expect: Minnesota

Indiana concludes a two-game roadtrip on Saturday in Minneapolis as the Hoosiers take on Minnesota at Williams Arena. The Gophers are 13-3 overall and 2-1 in Big Ten play. The game will be broadcast at 5:15 p.m. ET on ESPN2 ...
Via Inside the Hall
January 05, 2018  |  Discuss

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 ...
Via Inside the Hall
January 06, 2018  |  Discuss

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

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
January 28, 2018

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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January 28, 2018  |  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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February 01, 2018  |  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
February 02, 2018

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
February 03, 2018

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
February 08, 2018

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
February 08, 2018

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...
Via Crimson Quarry
February 09, 2018  |  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
February 09, 2018

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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February 09, 2018  |  Discuss

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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February 10, 2018  |  Discuss

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
February 11, 2018

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...
Via Spartan Avenue
February 12, 2018

Three things we want to see from MSU basketball vs. Minnesota

What do we want to see as MSU goes for nine straight wins? Folks, our Spartans are rolling right now with eight straight wins. Now, as we all know, that hasn’t been the smoothest eight-game win streak. And being a blogger, it’s my job to nitpick at things until this team starts winning games by 90-plus points. There are plenty of reasons to be happy right now. Miles Bridges...
Via The Only Colors
February 13, 2018
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