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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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Gabe Kalscheur and the Gophers at Michigan State
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December 22, 2019 - 7:54 am
It was a tale of two cities, and two wins, for Gopher basketball on Saturday. In Minneapolis at Williams Arena, the Gopher women's team dominated Lehigh 77-49 to pick up its 10th straight win. In Tulsa, Okla., the Gopher men's team followed up last week's upset of nationally ranked Ohio State with...
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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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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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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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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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