Jack Warrick


Amid pitching struggles, Max Meyer will make first start

The Gophers' starting pitching staff, recovering from the loss of key starter Reggie Meyer from last season and from early difficulties with preseason All-American Patrick Fredrickson, has struggled so far this season, contributing to a 2-8 record in the first three weeks.

Gates and the first line heat up when it counts

Gophers forward Brent Gates Jr. was named the Big Ten Second Star of the Week after a four-point performance that completed a sweep of then-No. 12 Arizona State in the last regular season series of the year.

Minnesota sweeps No. 2 Ohio State on the road

Minnesota beat No. 2 Ohio State by a score of 4-3 in each game Friday and Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The sweep gave them six conference points, and put them back at the No. 2 spot in the Big Ten conference.