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April 18, 2019 - 2:17 pm
The University of Minnesota Athletic Department announced today new season ticket pricing for men's basketball and men's hockey. Starting with the 2019-20 seasons, season tickets for basketball will start at $340 and hockey will start at $500. Basketball season ticket prices are the lowest they...
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April 17, 2019 - 3:13 pm
As a kid growing up in Hutchinson, Minnesota, Lindsay Whalen never figured she'd play professional basketball. Until she was 14, the WNBA didn't even exist. She just wanted to be a Gopher. "There was no WNBA. You hoped to get your four-year scholarship and that was it," Whalen told The Ringer lasts...
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Gopher coach Richard Pitino
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April 07, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Gopher men's basketball coach Richard Pitino has agreed to a two-year contract extension, keeping him with the program through the 2023-24 season. Pitino just wrapped up his sixth season with the Gophers, leading them to the second round of the NCAA tournament. His record with the Gophers is 112-91...
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April 05, 2019 - 11:08 am
"The road to Indianapolis is ready...it is now paved with Gold!" Those were the words of the legendary Ray Christensen on March 22nd, 1997 in San Antonio, Texas following a thrilling 80-72 win over UCLA in the Elite 8. The Gopher Basketball team was on it's way to the Final Four where they would...
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Gophers fall in NCAA tournament
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March 24, 2019 - 5:42 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Gophers' season came to a crashing end Saturday night in Des Moines, Ia., when Michigan State set a blistering pace from the outset and cruised to a 70-50 in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The Spartans (30-6) were never seriously threatened, a...
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Celebrating a win in Des Moines
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March 21, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo has had great success against Minnesota during regular season play. That doesn't mean he's happy the Spartans are taking on the Gophers in Saturday's second round of the NCAA tournament in Des Moines, Ia. "Playing another Big Ten team in the second...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching
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March 19, 2019 - 5:51 am
The Gopher women's basketball team fell short of making the NCAA tournament field, and will start their postseason on Friday night by hosting Northern Iowa in the National Invitation Tournament. Under first-year coach Lindsay Whalen, the Gophers started out with 12 straight wins and were closing in...
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Lindsey Peterson
March 15, 2019 - 5:30 am
September 1st, 1955. The average cost of a new house was $10,950. You got gas for 23 cents a gallon. That new technology that was all the rage? Black and white Television. A new TV would set you back a shocking $100. McDonald's fast food chain was started by Ray Kroc. Escalation in Vietnam was...
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Richard Pitino watches his team
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March 11, 2019 - 7:45 am
Gopher men's basketball coach Richard Pitino is in agreement with many bracketologists that his team is all but a lock for the NCAA tournament. Folks who aren't as sure are looking at this week's Big Ten tournament in Chicago, with hopes that a win or two there would solidify the Gophers' chances...
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