SPORTS


2/7/2019, 10:43am

Poor shooting, second chances bury the Gophers

As the Minnesota men's basketball team looked for its first sweep over border-rival Wisconsin in a decade, poor shooting, a handful of second chance opportunities and fouls derailed the Gophers' chance for a season-sweep.


Men's Basketball 2/6/2019, 11:54pm

The game is beginning to slow down for Isaiah Washington

Sophomore Isaiah Washington likes to play fast. His abilities came in handy during a Jan. 30 game against Illinois, a team known for stopping their opponents' set-offenses. In his second season, the game is starting to slow down for Washington and he's found a way to make a significant impact on the court.


Gymnastics 2/6/2019, 11:52pm

New men's gymnastics captains hope to lead by example

Following a second place finish at the NCAA Championships last season, the Minnesota roster went through a massive overhaul. Ten seniors departed the team, including team captains Joel Gagnon and Alex Wittenberg, making way for a youth movement as nine freshman were added to this season's team. 


Men's Hockey 2/6/2019, 11:45pm

Senior Sadek leads an inexperienced defense

The Gophers' defensive corps is made up of five underclassmen, a pair of juniors and a lone senior — Jack Sadek. Sadek, a seventh-round NHL draft pick, has had his best statistical season with a young cast of line mates surrounding him.


2/3/2019, 9:36pm

Gophers start conference play with two wins in a row

The team began Big Ten competition last week on Saturday, Jan. 26 on the road against Penn State and narrowly edged the Nittany Lions 196.925-196.775. The Gophers recorded season-highs in three events: the vault, bars and beam. The team's beam score of 49.375 put them among the top women's teams in Gophers history in the event, placing fourth in program history. 


Women's Hockey 2/3/2019, 9:35pm

Minnesota splits series against Minnesota-Duluth

No. 2 Minnesota (25-4-1, 15-4-1-0) split its weekend series against Minnesota-Duluth (12-12-2, 8-8-2-2), losing 3-2 in overtime on Saturday but winning 5-3 on Sunday. Neither team had a lead of more than one goal until the final minute of Sunday's game. Goaltender Sydney Scobee made 26 saves, winning her ninth game of the season. 


Softball 2/3/2019, 9:27pm

Gophers set to chase another Big Ten title

Minnesota softball is looking to win its fourth consecutive Big Ten tournament title. Last season, the Gophers became the first Big Ten team to win three straight Big Ten championships since the Michigan Wolverines from 1996-98.