Football 11/14/2018, 11:12pm

Questions from the other side: The Daily Northwestern's Ben Pope

For this weekly column, the Daily interviews a journalist with knowledge on the Gophers' next opponent. We interviewed The Daily Northwestern's Ben Pope to gain insight on this week's game against Northwestern. Pope is a football and men's basketball reporter for the Daily Northwestern.

11/11/2018, 11:04pm

Gophers advance to second round of NCAA tournament

Minnesota (12-8-2) defeated Auburn (12-6-2) 2-0 on Friday in Auburn, Alabama in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Gophers will play in the second round of the tournament for the first time since 2015. It was the first postseason road victory in Minnesota history.

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.