Second-year Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck told the Big Ten media that he is excited about his team, which has bought into his high expectations.

Fleck says Gophers football team is young but has potential

Fleck's motto for the season is "Race to MAH-turity'' — a nod to Ski-U-Mah — and just how quickly youth and talent develop will set the tone for Minnesota's 2018 season.

Gophers linebacker Barber makes Butkus Award watch list

July 23, 2018
The Gophers' Thomas Barber (41) was one of 51 players named to the Butkus Award watch list, which goes to the nation’s top linebacker.
The junior from Plymouth led the Gophers with 115 tackles last year, including a Big Ten-best 76 solo stops.

Five takewaways from Big Ten media days

July 23, 2018
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany supports an "availability report" that would list if a player was available for the game, similar to the NFL's injury
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany supports an "availability report" that would list if a player was available for the game, similar to the NFL's injury report.
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston scored in the first half between the defense of Gophers forward Jarvis Omersa, left, and guard Gabe Kalscheur. Wi

Gophers honor legend Burton, but fall to No. 11 Michigan State

No. 11 Michigan State clamped down defensively to cruise in a 70-52 Gophers loss Sunday in front of a season-high announced crowd of 12,114.
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Gophers women's track team ranked ninth in the country

Ayesha Champagnie of Minnesota is ranked second nationally in the long jump and Devia Brown third in the shot put; on the men's side Jonathan Tharaldsen is second in the shot put.
News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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Minnesota college sports goes well beyond the Gophers. Here's a guide to the conferences that include the state's Division II and Division III programs.
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January 27
Gophers forward Taiye Bello (shown with coach Lindsay Whalen during an Iowa game in mid-January) had a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds, b

Cold-shooting U women remain in slide in loss to Indiana

Taiye Bello had a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds but the Gophers shot only 32.8%.
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January 27
Gophers guard Jasmine Brunson has scored in double figures four consecutive games.

Gophers-Indiana women's basketball game preview

The Gophers (12-7, 2-6 Big Ten), who have lost six of their past seven games, are coming off a 72-62 loss at home to Wisconsin on Wednesday.
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January 27
Gophers gymnast Lexy Ramler

Like consecutive no-hitters: U gymnast Ramler scores another perfect 10

Gophers gymnast Lexy Ramler, a junior from St. Michael, scored the first 10 by a Gopher ever at the Maturi Pavilion but it's Ramler's second on the beam in back-to-back meets.
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January 27
'You were my hero.' U center Oturu brought to tears over Bryant's death

'You were my hero.' U center Oturu brought to tears over Bryant's death

"You were more than just my favorite player," Gophers star Daniel Oturu wrote on Instagram. "You were my hero. My heart is so broken. Rest in Peace Kobe. I'll never forget what you meant to me."
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January 27
An emotional Willie Burton addressed the Williams Arena crowd on Sunday afternoon.

Souhan: Young Kobe was a work-in-progress under Willie Burton's watch

When Willie Burton played for the Philadelphia 76ers, he worked out regularly with Kobe Bryant, then a high school phenom at Lower Merion High in the Philadelphia suburbs.
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January 26

Gophers fall to Michigan State 70-52

The Gophers fell to No. 11 Michigan State 70-52 on Sunday. Former Gophers star Willie Burton also was honored.
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January 26
Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) waves to the crowd after an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, i

Gophers, Michigan State react to Kobe Bryant's death

Gophers great Willie Burton, Gophers coach Richard Pitino, guard Marcus Carr and Michigan State coach Tom Izzo react after Sunday's game to the news of Kobe Bryant's death.
Gophers
January 26

Michigan State arrives early for quality team bonding time

Senior guard Cassius Winston lost his brother earlier in the season, so Spartans coach Tom Izzo was hoping the team would really come together with an extended trip to Minnesota.
Gophers
January 26
Gophers garner commitment from Annandale offensive lineman Purcell

Gophers garner commitment from Annandale offensive lineman Purcell

Logan Purcell, a 6-7, 235-pound tackle from Annandale, is the fifth member of the 2021 class.
Gophers
January 26

Gophers-Michigan State game recap

Michigan State senior guard Cassius Winston scored 11 of his team-high 18 points in the second half to go with eight assists and one turnover in 34 minutes Sunday against the Gophers.
Gophers
January 26
Gophers coach Richard Pitino

Like other coaches' sons, Gophers' Pitino tries to carve own path

Gophers coach Richard Pitino has learned how career-defining it is to go your own way. Other second-generation college basketball coaches have discovered that as well, some sooner than others.
Gophers
January 26

Pregame: Containing Winston is top priority for Gophers

Michigan State senior point guard Cassius Winston had 27 points in the last meeting against the Gophers on Jan. 9. Figuring out how to slow down last year's Big Ten player of the year is key to Sunday's rematch at the Barn.
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January 26

Wisconsin sweeps Gophers in women's hockey

The Badgers, who won the opener 5-4 in overtime, overtook Minnesota for first place in the WCHA.
Gophers
January 25
Gophers forward Sampo Ranta scored a goal against Ohio State goaltender Tommy Nappier in the second period.

Gophers establish early pace, complete sweep over Ohio State

The Gophers on Saturday took the lead at 4:46 in the first period and won 4-1 over the Buckeyes.
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January 25
Gophers forward Brannon McManus

Gophers forward McManus on the chemistry his line has developed

Brannon McManus played with Sampo Ranta and Ben Meyers against Ohio State this weekend
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January 25

Gameday preview: Gophers vs. Michigan State

The point guard battle between Cassius Winston and Marcus Carr made all the difference in the Gophers' 74-58 loss on Jan. 9 at Michigan State.
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January 25

Father-son coaching duos in college basketball

A sampling of college basketball coaches who followed in their fathers' footsteps.
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January 25

Gophers fall to Wisconsin in OT in women's hockey

After a three-goal rally in the third period by Minnesota, the Badgers scored in the first minute of the extra period.