Minnesota gave up two goals, 22 shots and four power play attempts to Michigan — all in the second period. The Gophers couldn't recover from the sluggish second and lost to the Wolverines Friday.
Minnesota lost its second consecutive game Friday as the Gophers fell to Michigan 4-2. The team hasn't scored an even-strength goal through the two losses. The teams reconvene Saturday for the series finale.
At halftime, Illinois had a two-point lead on Minnesota's home court. The Gophers looked like they might suffer another loss to one of the Big Ten's worst teams, but two runs in the second half changed the home team's momentum.
The Gophers used a second half surge to get revenge against Illinois Wednesday. Minnesota took the game 86-75.
Freshman Blake McLaughlin scored 23 goals with the Chicago Steel of the USHL before the Anaheim Ducks drafted him in the third round during the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
As soon as she stepped on the grounds of the University of Minnesota, right winger Alex Woken knew she wanted to study science.
One year after arriving in Dinkytown from Illinois, Gophers wrestler Steve Bleise is starting to feel right at home.
Ona Loper's freshman year was more than anyone expected from the young gymnast. The Bluffton, South Carolina native was in the midst of a fantastic first few months, leading the team in floor exercise and vault scoring. She finished on the podium for both events four times each, including placing first in vault twice and on floor once.
He wanted to be available to play immediately — so did the rest of his Gopher teammates. Unfortunately for Marcus Carr, he has to wait until next season to make an impact on the court for Minnesota.
Single-digit temperatures in Minneapolis did not stop Ohio State from getting hot in the fourth as the Gophers lost to the Buckeyes 65-55.
No. 2 Minnesota (24-3-1, 14-3-1-0) swept No. 7 Ohio State (15-11-0, 9-9-0-0) in Columbus, Ohio, winning 7-2 on Friday and 7-1 on Saturday. The Gophers scored at least six goals in consecutive games for the first time since scoring at least six in four consecutive games between Nov. 18 and Nov. 30.
The Gophers came into Saturday hoping for revenge against the Wolverines, who finished one place better than them at last week's Windy City Invitational. Despite a season-high 408.300 score, the Gophers were unable to top Michigan, which scored 413.150.
The Gophers' baseball team, which went 44-15 overall and was one series away from the College World Series last season, started practice for the 2019 season on Friday. Minnesota won the Big Ten regular season and tournament championship last season. Four Gophers were selected in the 2018 MLB draft from that team, with the highest pick being then-junior Terrin Vavra, who was the 96th overall pick.
Thanks to one of its best offensive performances of the season, Minnesota defeated No. 19 Iowa 92-87 on Sunday.
Minnesota didn't follow up Friday's offensive bonanza with a similar performance Saturday. The Gophers lost to the Badgers 4-3 to split the weekend series.
Minnesota routed Wisconsin after a high-scoring third period to take a victory 9-4. The Gophers play Wisconsin again Saturday in the season-series finale.
The No. 7 Gophers wrestling team beat the No. 14 Badgers 27-13 on Friday.