http://www.mndaily.com/rss/%2A en Concert review: Magic Man http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2016/04/27/concert-review-magic-man By: <a href="/users/yleemndailycom" title="View User Profile">Yena Lee</a><br/> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><img alt="" src="http://www.mndaily.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_image/images/photos/2016/04/27/042816-FEATURE.jpg" style="width: 700px; height: 500px;" /></p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog">A&amp;E Blog</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/ae-blog/2016/04/27/concert-review-magic-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A&E Blog Music A&E Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:16:30 +0000 ylee@mndaily.com 113826 at http://www.mndaily.com Stollings adds graduate transfer for 2016-17 http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/18/stollings-adds-graduate-transfer-2016-17 By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>Whitney Tinjum has been added to the Gophers women&#39;s basketball program as a graduate transfer from Bradley University, the team announced on Monday. The 6-foot-1 inch forward will join the team for the 2016-17 season.</p> <p>Tinjum, a Stacy, Minn. native who played at Chisago Lakes High School, averaged 9.2 points and 4.2 rebounds in the 2015-16 season. She was the Braves second-leading scorer and started 16 of the 29 games she played in.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/18/stollings-adds-graduate-transfer-2016-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Mon, 18 Apr 2016 22:09:39 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 113051 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers gain another commitment for 2017 class http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/17/gophers-gain-another-commitment-2017-class By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p><em>By Mike Hendrickson</em></p> <p>The Gophers football team added its second commitment to its 2017 recruiting class on Sunday.</p> <p>Eric Abojei, an offensive lineman from New Hope, Minn., <a href="https://twitter.com/SoulfulSwag/status/721814275652788226">committed to the school verbally on Twitter</a>. He is a three-star recruit according to <a href="https://twitter.com/RyanBurnsMN/status/721814383446241280">Scout.com</a> and also has an offer from Iowa State.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/17/gophers-gain-another-commitment-2017-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sun, 17 Apr 2016 21:58:46 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112951 at http://www.mndaily.com Streveler to seek transfer from Gophers football http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/15/streveler-seek-transfer-gophers-football By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"><em><span style="color: rgb(73, 73, 73); font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 20.4px; background-color: rgb(237, 245, 250);">By Mike Hendrickson</span></em></p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/15/streveler-seek-transfer-gophers-football" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:15:27 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112901 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers basketball adds graduate transfer guard http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/15/gophers-basketball-adds-graduate-transfer-guard By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>Milwaukee graduate transfer Akeem Springs committed to the Gophers on Friday, announcing his decision on <a href="https://twitter.com/SpringsAkeem/status/720993159438798848">Periscope</a>.</p> <p>The 6-foot-4-inch, 210 pound guard will take the scholarship left open after Kevin Dorsey decided to transfer from the team. Springs&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">will be eligible to play his final year immediately, and provide experience to the Gophers backcourt. The team&#39;s only other upperclassmen guard next season will be junior Nate Mason.</span></p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/15/gophers-basketball-adds-graduate-transfer-guard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:29:48 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112896 at http://www.mndaily.com Banham drafted by Connecticut Suns http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/14/banham-drafted-connecticut-suns By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>Rachel Banham&#39;s professional career is underway.</p> <p>The guard was taken fourth overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 2016 WNBA Draft on Thursday night, and was the first player not from the University of Connecticut off the board. The selection also carried a piece of historical symmetry, as former Gophers guard Lindsay Whalen was taken fourth overall by the Sun in 2004.</p> <p>Banham is the second Minnesota player to be taken with a top-five pick in the last two years, after center Amanda Zahui B. was selected No. 2 overall by the Tulsa Shock in 2015.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/14/banham-drafted-connecticut-suns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Fri, 15 Apr 2016 03:57:09 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112891 at http://www.mndaily.com Quick Hitters: Gold team wins Gophers spring game http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/09/quick-hitters-gold-team-wins-gophers-spring-game By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p><strong>Final score:</strong> Gold 19, White 7</p> <p><strong>Recap:</strong></p> <p>A cold and windy Saturday gave the Gophers annual spring game fall weather, and the Gold team responded with a performance perfect for the conditions.</p> <p>The Gold team ran for 190 yards in a 19-7 victory over the White team, thanks the efforts of its offensive line and young running backs Rodney Smith and James Johannesson.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/09/quick-hitters-gold-team-wins-gophers-spring-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sat, 09 Apr 2016 19:58:03 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112326 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers football grabs top in-state recruit http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/09/gophers-football-grabs-top-state-recruit By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p class="Body" style="text-indent:13.5pt"><em>By Mike Hendrickson</em></p> <p class="Body" style="text-indent:13.5pt">Blaise Andries, the top 2017 football recruit in Minnesota, committed to the Gophers before the team&rsquo;s spring game on Saturday.</p> <p class="Body" style="text-indent:13.5pt">Andries, an offensive lineman from Marshall, announced his decision over Twitter. The Gophers also secured the top in-state recruit in last year&rsquo;s class in linebacker Carter Coughlin. Coughlin committed to the team on March 12, 2015.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/09/gophers-football-grabs-top-state-recruit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sports Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:13:26 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112321 at http://www.mndaily.com Gophers swimmer Kierra Smith qualifies for Rio http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/08/gophers-swimmer-kierra-smith-qualifies-rio By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p><em>By Mike Hendrickson</em></p> <p>Gophers swimmer Kierra Smith is headed to the 2016 Olympics.</p> <p>Smith, who did not swim with Minnesota this year to train, will represent Team Canada after qualifying in the 100-meter breaststroke.</p> <p>She swam a time of 1:06.93 in the event at Canada&rsquo;s Olympic Trials on Thursday in Toronto, a time that would have placed her fourth in the 2012 Olympics.</p> <p>Smith&rsquo;s qualifying time is 14th in the world rankings for the 100 breaststroke as of Friday morning.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/08/gophers-swimmer-kierra-smith-qualifies-rio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sports Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:14:00 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112311 at http://www.mndaily.com Takeaways from Richard Pitino's blog http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/06/takeaways-richard-pitinos-blog By: <a href="/users/bgotzmndailycom" title="View User Profile">Ben Gotz</a><br/> <p>Gophers men&#39;s basketball head coach Richard Pitino <a href="http://www.gophersports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/040616aaa.html">posted a blog</a> on Wednesday morning, hitting on many topics surrounding his team in the offseason.</p> <p>Minnesota&#39;s record has regressed each season under Pitino and the team finished 8-23 (2-16 Big Ten) last year, but he wrote next year&#39;s team should be the deepest and most talented he&#39;s had.</p> <a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review">Upon Further Review</a><p><a href="http://www.mndaily.com/blogs/upon-further-review/2016/04/06/takeaways-richard-pitinos-blog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Upon Further Review Sports Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:32:45 +0000 bgotz@mndaily.com 112116 at http://www.mndaily.com