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Gophers win battle of top-10 teams

After five rotations on Friday, the outcome looked bleak for the Minnesota men's gymnastics team. The Gophers trailed No. 7 Ohio State by eight points with one rotation left. 


Eric Nakamura: Comedian, dancer, Gopher gymnast

Freshman Eric Nakamura was sitting in Spanish class his senior year of high school when he got a life-changing phone call. On the other end was Gophers men's gymnastics head coach Mike Burns. Nakamura left class to answer Burns' call and for the next hour the two chatted. By the end of the conversation, Nakamura had the spot.


Seniors spark upset in final home game

The seniors were key to Minnesota's four-point upset over No. 11 Purdue on Tuesday. The four seniors on the court combined for 36 points and 30 rebounds in the victory.


Two gymnasts up for top individual award

Minnesota has two gymnasts up for the Nissen-Emery award, the most prestigious individual award in collegiate gymnastics. The Gophers have never had two nominees in the same season prior to 2019.


Gophers send seniors out strong

Minnesota scored a season-high and second-best in program history team score, beating Pittsburgh 197.500-193.400 on Saturday at Maturi Pavilion.


Hannah Willmarth thriving after transfer

Transferring from school to school has become a common trend throughout college sports nationwide. However, some programs haven't emphasized it during recruiting, including the Gophers women's gymnastics team.


Underclassmen fuel second-place finish

After a week off, the men's gymnastics team traveled to Nebraska for a tri-meet against No. 8 Nebraska and No. 18 University of Illinois-Chicago. They finished second behind Nebraska, losing 404.650-403.600. 



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