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Lindsay Whalen coaching
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January 20, 2020 - 5:34 am
The Gopher women's basketball team picked up a much-needed win on Sunday, using a stifling defensive effort to win at Purdue 72-59. The Gophers (12-6, 2-5 Big Ten) used a 19-0 spurt in the second half to put away the game, their first win since the controversial suspension and departure of leading...
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January 17, 2020 - 10:38 am
The next Gopher football season is months away, but we already know who, where, and when they'll play games for the next six years. The Gophers on Friday revealed the full football schedules for 2024 and 2025. The schedules include home non-conference games against North Carolina, Rhode Island, and...
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January 17, 2020 - 5:03 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- Hours after Destiny Pitts informed the University of Minnesota that she was transferring out, her former teammates came up short on the court. No. 22 Iowa hit five of its 10 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to rally from a 13-point deficit with eight minutes left and beat the Gophers...
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Gopher center Daniel Oturu and Michigan center John Teske
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January 13, 2020 - 5:11 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Daniel Oturu shook off an injury and had a career game to help the Gopher men's basketball team take down another ranked opponent. Oturu scored a career-high 30 points and the Gophers went on a late 11-0 run to beat No. 19 Michigan 75-67 on Sunday at Williams Arena. The sophomore...
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Gopher center Daniel Oturu down low against Julius Marble of Michigan State
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January 10, 2020 - 5:20 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Daniel Oturu continues to show he's one of the best big men in the Big Ten. But the sophomore from Cretin-Derham Hall can't do it alone, and it showed Thursday night in the Gophers' 74-58 loss at No. 8 Michigan State. Oturu had 22 points on 9-of-19 shooting, 10 rebounds,...
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January 06, 2020 - 5:48 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Daniel Oturu was a productive sidekick in the paint to Jordan Murphy as a freshman last season for the Gophers, flashing the potential to be the program's next standout big man. With Murphy now a pro, well, the sophomore from St. Paul's Cretin-Derham Hall High School is sure...
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Matt Haarms with a hook shot over Daniel Oturu
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January 03, 2020 - 5:23 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Gopher men's basketball coach Richard Pitino tried to put a positive spin on his team's heartbreaking 83-78 double overtime loss at Purdue on Thursday night. “In eight years, that’s the most proud I’ve been of an effort,” Pitino said. “Our guys scratched and clawed and...
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December 29, 2019 - 7:31 am
It was a hat trick for the Gophers on Saturday, and additional victory on Sunday, with wins in men's and women's basketball, as well as men's hockey. At Mariucci Arena, the Gophers scored three goals in a two-minute span of the second period to beat St. Cloud State 4-1 on Sunday to win the Mariucci...
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