Gophers head coach Richard Pitino

Pitino, Collins both hitting road bumps in Year 7

Three years ago, Richard Pitino and Chris Collins were two of the hottest young college basketball coaches in the country. Their struggles to win consistently since have caused the script to flip.

Gophers shut out MSU Mankato to give Frost his 400th win

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Gophers women's hockey coach Brad Frost
Saturday's win gave the Gophers a chance for a WCHA title share — and coach Brad Frost his 400th career win — by beating the Mavericks for the 48th consecutive time.

Brief lead fades for Gophers women's basketball in loss to Indiana

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Gophers head coach Lindsay Whalen looked on as her team turned over the ball in the fourth quarter vs. Iowa in January.
Minnesota got 35 points from the backcourt of Jasmine Powell (21) and Jasmine Brunson (14), but they couldn't stop the Hoosiers mid-range shooting game.
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February 22

Penn State rallies with two goals in third period to beat Gophers hockey

The loss dropped Minnesota to third place in the Big Ten race.
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February 22

Gameday preview: Gophers basketball at Northwestern

The Gophers won on Jan. 5 but Chris Collins' team is much healthier going into the rematch in Evanston
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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February 22
Minnesota Gophers guard Marcus Carr (5) tried to drive to the basket on Indiana Hoosiers guard Rob Phinisee (10) in the first half Feb. 19.

Shooting struggles in the Big Ten sink Gophers during losing streak

Gophers coach Richard Pitino hopes his players can finally see the ball go in consistently Sunday at Northwestern. Minnesota ranks last in field goal shooting and three-point shooting in Big Ten play.
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February 22
Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli spoke with Gophers head coach John Anderson before Friday night’s game.

Twins open exhibition play with 16-0 victory over Gophers

As the Twins paraded their top prospects, they faced a Gophers pitcher in Trent Schoeberl, who a year ago was preparing for his senior year at White Bear Lake.
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February 22

Heise's four-point game leads U women's hockey over MSU Mankato

Taylor Heise scored two goals and also had two assists as the No. 4 Gophers women's hockey team beat Minnesota State Mankato 5-1 on Friday night at Ridder Arena.
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February 22
Gophers head coach Bob Motzko directed his team in the second period against Michigan State earlier this month.

Gophers hockey ties Penn State, falls one point back in Big Ten standings

After the Gophers tied the game late, Penn State earned a critical extra point in 3-on-3 overtime.
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February 21
Gophers coach Lindsay Whalen talks things over with forward Taiye Bello in the second half against Iowa during a game in January.

Generating offense is focus as Gophers women prepare to face Indiana

The Gophers' defense responded after blowout losses. Now it's offense's turn to flip a switch.
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February 21

Gameday preview: Gophers women's basketball vs. Indiana

The Gophers are on a three-game losing streak in which they have allowed opponents to shoot better than 50% and score 80.7 points per game.
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February 21
Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson spoke with Jhoulys Chacin last week in Fort Myers.

Reusse: K-Vest? Rapsodo? Trackman? Twins, Gophers get high-tech help

The Twins and Gophers have added an array of high-tech tools to better analyze performance. Another plus? Bringing coaches to the pros from college programs that embrace technology.
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February 21
Gophers forward Brannon McManus is among the team’s players delivering big performances of late.

U approaching Big Ten hockey title -- if it can finally solve Penn State

Red-hot Minnesota plays this weekend at Penn State, where the Gophers have lost six straight by a lopsided, with a chance to clinch the Big Ten title.
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February 21
Daniel Oturu of the Gophers dunked during a game against Oklahoma earlier this season.

Land of 10,000 Big Men? Minnesota centers making impact near and far

When it comes to producing talented big men for the basketball court, the state of Minnesota has long been a hotbed. But this could be the golden era of talent in the post.
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February 21
University of Minnesota gymnast Shane Wiskus

Gophers' Wiskus maintains place on U.S. men's national gymnastics team

Gophers junior Shane Wiskus finished second in the all-around Thursday at the Winter Cup Challenge in Las Vegas, maintaining his place on the U.S. men's gymnastics national team.
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February 20

Marcus Fuller's Big Ten power rankings

With the regular season winding down, Maryland remains at the top.
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February 20

College basketball spotlight games, trends and player to watch

What to watch for this weekend.
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February 20

Series preview: Gophers hockey at Penn State

Coach Bob Motzko's team could clinch the regular-season championship with a sweep, two or fewer points by Michigan against Notre Dame and a split between Michigan State and Ohio State.
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February 20
Richard Pitino reacts to a call on the team during the second half.

Souhan: Pitino's Gophers trending from pretty good to pretty awful

The Indiana loss may have ended any reasonable hope of an NCAA tournament bid. Will it prove as decisive for coach Richard Pitino's Minnesota career?
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February 20
Gophers react to frustrating loss vs. Indiana

Gophers react to frustrating loss vs. Indiana

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Payton Willis and Indiana coach Archie Miller talk after Wednesday's loss to Hoosiers at the Barn.
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February 20
U softball team testing itself early, ranked No. 17 after 5-4 start

U softball team testing itself early, ranked No. 17 after 5-4 start

Amber Fiser and MaKenna Partain have been among the standouts so far through Minnesota's 5-4 start, which includes a win over then-No. 5 Florida State.
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February 20
Gophers center Daniel Oturu posted up Hoosiers forward De'Ron Davis in the first half at Williams Arena on Wednesday night.

Cold shooting, lethargic finish doom Gophers in loss to Indiana

Missed shots snowballed into lackluster defense as well down the stretch, causing many fans to lose interest and leave early as the Gophers' NCAA tournament hopes took another big hit.
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February 20

Gophers women's swim team in fifth place after first day of Big Ten meet

In the team standings after two events, Michigan led with 118 points.