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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
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January 07, 2019 - 5:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brandi Beasley scored 18 points and Illinois closed the game with an 11-2 run to rally for a 66-62 upset over No. 12 Minnesota on Sunday. The Illini (9-5, 1-2 Big Ten) ended a three-game losing streak by erasing a 17-point third-quarter deficit. In the fourth quarter, Illinois...
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Gophers Eric Curry and Jordan Murphy
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January 04, 2019 - 4:24 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Minnesota coach Richard Pitino dared No. 22 Wisconsin to beat the Golden Gophers from the 3-point arc and the free throw line. The Badgers weren't up to the challenge. Amir Coffey scored 21 points and Minnesota put Wisconsin in an early hole before holding off a furious rally...
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January 01, 2019 - 4:36 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Hallie Thome and Amy Dilk scored 14 points apiece, Deja Church added 13 and Michigan handed No. 12 Minnesota and first-year coach Lindsay Whalen their first loss of the season 76-60 on Monday. The Wolverines (10-4, 1-1 Big Ten) took control with a 14-0 run to end the second...
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Richard Pitino of the Gophers
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December 31, 2018 - 4:49 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Having four players in double figures and the return of a key player Sunday was a nice way for Minnesota to get ready for the resumption of Big Ten play. Daniel Oturu recorded his fourth straight double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Gophers past Mount St. Mary...
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December 29, 2018 - 7:46 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kenisha Bell had 17 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season, Annalese Lamke scored 20 points and No. 12 Minnesota opened Big Ten Conference play with a 74-56 win over Wisconsin on Friday night. A crowd of 7,918, the second-largest of the season, watched...
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Lindsay Whalen coaching the Gophers
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December 23, 2018 - 10:24 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kenisha Bell scored 28 points with nine assists, seven rebounds and two steals, Taiye Bello had a double-double and No. 13 Minnesota finished the nonconference season unbeaten with a 91-71 win over Rhode Island on Saturday in front of a home crowd of 5,224. The Gophers remain...
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Gopher coach Richard Pitino
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December 22, 2018 - 7:17 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Each time North Carolina A&T looked as if it was going to give Minnesota trouble, the Gophers turned to their standout senior Jordan Murphy and highly touted freshman Daniel Oturu. Murphy and Oturu controlled the inside, and Minnesota took control against the Aggies. Murphy...
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Fleck gets one-year extension
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December 14, 2018 - 9:45 am
The University of Minnesota Board of Regent Friday approved a one-year contract extension for football coach PJ Fleck. The move would put the second-year coach under contract with the Gophers through the 2023 season. Fleck's orginal five-year contract agreed to in January 2017 amounted to $18...
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December 10, 2018 - 6:46 am
CHESNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) - Destiny Pitts scored a career-high 35 points and No. 14 Minnesota used an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Boston College 77-69 on Sunday. Four different players scored as the Golden Gophers turned a 60-56 deficit into a 67-60 lead with 45 seconds to play. BC...
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Hugh McCutcheon coaches the Gophers
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December 07, 2018 - 6:14 am
There will be no home-team women's volleyball Final Four. The national semifinals and finals at Target Center will go on without the Golden Gophers, who were upset by Oregon in four sets in Friday's Sweet 16 matchup at Maturi Pavilion. Oregon's season came to an end on Saturday night when the Ducks...
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