No. 14 Minnesota (5-4) lost all four games of the weekend after starting the season 5-0 last week.
Minnesota (21-6, 10-4 Big Ten) upset another top-25 team, this time a rout of No. 10 Maryland (22-5, 11-3 Big Ten) 93-74 at Williams Arena Sunday.
The Gophers got to within one point of clinching their position in the Big Ten.
The Gophers closed out another close game against a conference foe.
The defensive ability of the Gophers has been a point of emphasis this season. The defensive-minded forwards, Darian Romanko and Jack Ramsey, have four regular season games left this season to make an impact.
Amber Fiser could find herself as one of the Gophers top pitchers this season. Before No. 14 Minnesota takes on its toughest opponents yet — Notre Dame and No. 8 Florida State at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge this weekend — Fiser made the case to pitch for Minnesota more often.
No. 16 Minnesota (5-0) swept the opening weekend of the season at the UNLV SportCo Kickoff Classic with five victories.
Minnesota's offense looked as good as it has all year, coming alive to complete the sweep of Wisconsin in its own arena. No. 12 Minnesota (18-13-1, 9-10-1 Big Ten) defeated No. 17 Wisconsin (14-15-3, 8-11-2-1 Big Ten) with an offensive explosion in a 7-1 win Saturday.
Another game came down to the wire for Minnesota. No. 12 Minnesota (17-13-1, 8-10-1 Big Ten) took down No. 17 Wisconsin (14-14-3, 8-10-2-1 Big Ten) 4-2 Friday night thanks to some heroics from its captain.
Seniors Jack Glover and Steve Johnson will play their last regular-season border battle against the Badgers this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin in a fight for home-ice advantage in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. Johnson has tallied more points than Glover and been a mainstay in the Gophers' defense, while Glover fights for points and has earned his starting position back in his final year.