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Doug Woog
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Lindsey Peterson
December 14, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Doug Woog, who for 14 years was the head coach of the Gopher Hockey team, has died at the age of 75. An icon in the state of Minnesota and the sport of hockey, Woog starred on the ice for South St. Paul High School and played three years at the U under the legendary John Mariucci.
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Casey O'Brien, Gophers
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 13, 2019 - 6:51 am
Four-time cancer survivor Casey O'Brien received a standing ovation Thursday night when he was given the Disney Spirit Award in Atlanta. His family from St. Paul and Gopher coach PJ Fleck were in the audience for the ceremony, where O'Brien sent out a message of hope to others who are battling...
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The Robbinsdale Armstrong High School band
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The Morning News with Dave Lee
December 10, 2019 - 2:39 pm
The Robbinsdale Armstrong High School band is making its fourth appearance at the Outback Bowl football game on Jan. 1 in Tampa and their last under retiring band director Todd Burkholder. He told John Hines on the WCCO Morning News that it'll be extra special with the Gophers playing in the game...
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Gophers center Daniel Oturu faces Iowa center Luka Garza
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AP
December 10, 2019 - 4:23 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Sophomore Joe Wieskamp scored a season-high 23 points and Iowa blew past Minnesota 72-52 on Monday night in Big Ten play. Luka Garza had 21 points with 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (7-3, 1-1 Big Ten), who hit 8 of their first 16 3s in cruising to their second win in three...
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Outback Bowl
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
The Gopher football team is headed to Tampa to play Auburn in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day. It’s #TampaBayTreasure official! @AuburnFootball vs @GopherFootball are headed to the 2020 Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day! ✨ #FootballInParadise hopes to see all you War Eagle & Gopher fans here on...
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Gopher center Daniel Oturu dunks
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AP
December 03, 2019 - 5:13 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Marcus Carr has made an immediate impact as the Gophers' new point guard, a sophomore transfer with plenty of room left for improvement. This bounce-back performance was his best yet. Carr had a career-high 24 points plus nine assists and five rebounds, Daniel Oturu scored 21...
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Gophers and Badgers
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
December 02, 2019 - 5:24 am
The Gopher football team fell out of the top ten in the rankings following their 38-17 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday. Both the AP and coaches polls have the Gophers, now 10-2, as the number 15 team in the country. The Gophers were number eight a week ago, the second time this season they cracked...
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