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June 09, 2018 - 7:17 am
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - The Gopher baseball team was so close to forcing a deciding game 3 in the NCAA super regionals. Leading Oregon State 3-2 going into the eighth inning with their closer in the game, the Gophers' luck ran out. Adley Rutschman hit a two-out, two-RBI single in the ninth inning to...
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June 04, 2018 - 5:04 pm
The last time the University of Minnesota baseball team advanced through the regional tournament in the NCAA, Jimmy Carter was president. That might seem surprising, considering the amount of success that John Anderson has had as Gopher head coach. But Anderson sees something special in his 2018...
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June 02, 2018 - 7:47 am
The Gophers and Oregon State square off in the NCAA baseball best-of-three super regional starting Friday afternoon in Corvallis, Oregon. The Gophers earned the spot by sweeping its first-round regional at Siebert Field, clinching with a 13-8 win over UCLA on Sunday night. The Beavers ousted LSU 12...
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April 13, 2018 - 5:02 pm
To a crowd of fans and reporters at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota, former Gopher, and current WNBA star Lindsay Whalen was introduced as the new head coach of the women’s basketball team. “I always figured at some point in my life this might happen and it’s happening...
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Lindsay Whalen and Pam Boron following the Gophers defeat of Duke in the Midwest Regional Final.
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April 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Lindsay Whalen’s return to the University of Minnesota to become head coach of the Gopher women's basketball team has drawn national headlines and statewide praise for a Minnesota native and local sports icon. The news was particularly meaningful for former Gopher women’s coach Pam Borton, who...
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April 12, 2018 - 4:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Gophers fans wondered if Lindsay Whalen might retire from the WNBA when the head coaching job suddenly opened up at the school where she remains a star. Turns out Whalen had another idea: Why not do both? Whalen was named Thursday to take over the program she led to the...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:25 am
Reports are now circulating that Gopher Hockey Head Coach Don Lucia will be stepping down, and is informing the team later this afternoon. On Sunday, Lucia learned his team didn’t make the cut of the 16 teams in the NCAA division 1 men’s hockey tournament. “I thought we were in when North Dakota...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:52 am
It was the Gopher Women's best season since 2004-05. But with a chance to a Sweet Sixteen birth on the line, #2 Seed Oregon ran the U right off the floor. Sabrina Ionescu Ionescu had 29 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the second-seeded Oregon Ducks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 101-73...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:40 am
The University of Minnesota Golden Gopher women's basketball team is headed to the big dance... and the school's athletic director Mark Coyle couldn't be happier. Coyle told WCCO Radio's Dave Lee on Tuesday morning "Obviously it's a great opportunity, so excited for Coach Stollings and the student...
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