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UMN officials investigate regents for leak of harassment case in athletics dept.

News of a sexual harassment investigation in the University of Minnesota’s athletics department has led to an inquiry of the school’s Board of Regents. Regents held an emergency meeting Thursday after KSTP published a report that Gophers’ top fundraiser, Assistant Athletics Director Randy Handel, allegedly sexually harassed a coworker.

Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino receives contract extension

Gopher men’s basketball head coach Richard Pitino received a contract extension through the 2022 season on Wednesday. “I've seen accountability, commitment and focus from every student-athlete and member of the men's basketball staff, led by Coach Pitino,” Athletics Director Mark Coyle said in a statement.

Veteran men's gymnastics duo readies for final Minnesota meet

Senior Mitchell Soukup said that this last week is the epitome of what he has worked for in his four years with the Gophers. Soukup, along with fellow senior Zach Liebler, heads to the NCAA Championships this weekend, which will be the duo’s final event of their collegiate careers. “Everyone says it’s going to go fast, but you don’t really realize it until it’s here,” Soukup said.

Gophers football put on entertaining show in spring game

In its first spring game under head coach P.J. Fleck, Minnesota’s Team Maroon came away with a 42-40 victory in an entertaining matchup at this year’s spring football game. Five healthy offensive linemen proved to be no problem for Minnesota during Saturday’s game. “We’ve got some bumps and bruises, and we have a dislocated finger here or there,” Fleck said.

Gophers men's gymnastics team takes third; three earn medals

Head coach Mike Burns went to Champaign, Illinois for the Big Ten Championships and left as Big Ten Coach of the Year. Burns coached his team to a third place finish, as No. 5 Minnesota earned a 413.300 in the meet. “That was a pretty humbling moment,” Burns said.