The WNBA's Minnesota Lynx selected former Gophers' guard Kenisha Bell in the third round 2019 WNBA Draft.
Minnesota is going through another long winter, and it is having an effect on spring sports. The track teams and softball team have already had events cancelled.
After Minnesota's most successful men's basketball season since 2013, head coach Richard Pitino received a contract extension with the program.
Gophers' guard Isaiah Washington intends to transfer to another university. Washington announced his intentions via a Twitter statement on Monday.
The Gophers made it to the NCAA tournament after missing out last season. The 10th-seeded team will take on No. 7-seeded Louisville in the first game set for Thursday.
Although it was a happy Tuesday night for Minnesota basketball fans with an upset victory over Purdue, one fan's actions stirred controversy after the game.
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.
Fans woke up Saturday morning to a familiar frame of mind: the Gophers are underdogs against Wisconsin. The point spread favored the Badgers by more than 11 on their home turf to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe in Madison for the 15th-consecutive year.
Minnesota faltered in the second and third periods, giving up a 2-0 lead around the mid-point of the game. Michigan State emerged with the victory 4-2, splitting the series.