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Gopher football coach PJ Fleck is happy
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September 15, 2019 - 9:33 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This University of Minnesota football team has made falling behind in the fourth quarter a troubling habit. The Gophers have also managed to turn those deficits into quite the stockpile of resiliency. Tyler Johnson caught three touchdown passes from Tanner Morgan, including the...
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Pick by Antoine Winfield
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September 08, 2019 - 6:18 am
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Winfield Jr. spoiled Fresno State’s bid for a Power 5 win for a second straight year. Winfield intercepted a pass in the end zone in the second overtime to preserve Minnesota’s 38-35 come-from-behind victory over Fresno State on Saturday night with his second game-...
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Gopher running back Mohamed Ibrahim
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August 30, 2019 - 5:27 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Don't tell coach P.J. Fleck that the Gophers' narrow win against FCS South Dakota State on Thursday wasn't good enough. The Big Ten Gophers were double-digit favorites for the season's first game against their neighbors from the southwest, who nearly beat Minnesota in 2009, long...
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Sign at athletes village
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June 17, 2019 - 5:02 am
Charges won't be filed against two University of Minnesota wrestlers who were accused of criminal sexual conduct, with both released from custody late Tuesday morning. According to a statement from the Hennepin County attorney's office, prosecutors determined no charges will be brought at this time...
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June 02, 2019 - 6:18 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - It took six hours, but Washington stayed alive in the Women's College World Series. Gabbie Plain struck out 10 to help the Huskies beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in an elimination game. It was delayed three hours in the sixth inning because of lightning and rain. Washington (51...
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May 26, 2019 - 8:00 am
The Gopher women's softball teams has one more chance to celebrate with their fans before heading off to Oklahoma City and the College World Series. They'll be front and center Tuesday for a send-off at the University of Minnesota's Athletes Village. The send-off starts at 10:45 a.m., with the team...
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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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