SPORTS


Football 11/8/2018, 12:04am

Comparing two second-year coaches

Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck and Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm share similarities in their career paths. Both coaches had stints playing in the NFL, Fleck as a wide receiver and Brohm as a quarterback. Both started their coaching careers working with notable head coaches, Fleck at Ohio State with Jim Tressel and at Rutgers with Greg Schiano, and Brohm at Louisville with Bobby Petrino. 


Basketball 11/8/2018, 12:03am

Freshman Oturu looks to play big role for Gophers

There was not much doubt Daniel Oturu could contribute to Minnesota. The only question was, would the four-star recruit from Cretin-Derham Hall be standing at the center of Williams Arena to take the tip-off for the team's opening game against Nebraska-Omaha? The answer turned out to be yes. 


11/7/2018, 12:14am

Minnesota handles Nebraska-Omaha in season opener

 The Gophers (1-0) defeated Nebraska-Omaha (0-1) 104-76 to begin the 2018-19 campaign. Minnesota was clearly glad to have Amir Coffey back after a shoulder injury cost him much of the 2017-18 season.  Seeing increased playing time at the point, he led the team with 18 points. 


Volleyball 11/6/2018, 11:34pm

Hart surpasses 1,000 kills

When outside hitter Alexis Hart is not enjoying ribs and sausage from Big T’s Barbeque back home in Kansas City, Missouri, she is spending her time as a dominant hitter for the Gophers volleyball team. 


Cross Country 11/6/2018, 11:23pm

Gophers show off depth in fall season

Six captains have provided the Minnesota women’s cross country team with valuable leadership this season. Among these leaders, first-year captain and fifth-year senior Molly Eastman has been especially impactful.


Soccer 11/5/2018, 12:06am

Gophers' Cinderella run ends with Big Ten Championship

Minnesota (11-8-2) defeated No. 15 Penn State (15-5-1) 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw on Sunday at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. The Gophers, who were seeded seventh in the Big Ten tournament, clinched their second Big Ten championship in three seasons.


Women's Hockey 11/5/2018, 12:05am

Minnesota grinds its way to sweep Bemidji State

No. 2 Minnesota (9-2-1, 7-2-1-0) swept Bemidji State (0-9-1, 0-5-1-0), winning 6-3 on Friday and 2-1 on Saturday at Ridder Arena. Head coach Brad Frost said Saturday's game exemplified the rivalry between the Gophers and the Beavers.


Men's Hockey 11/5/2018, 12:04am

Gophers' men's hockey lose first weekend series to Minnesota State

The Gophers (1-3-1) opened up scoring in the first period with a power play goal from forward Rem Pitlick off a pass from Tyler Sheehy. The power play goal, scored in the first six minutes, was the only Minnesota goal tallied. Mankato (7-1) answered with two of its own, and the Mavericks took a 2-1 victory.