Gophers guard Kenisha Bell drove around Penn State forward Lauren Ebo (33) in the first quarter Sunday. Bell shook off an ankle injury to score 17 poi

After early scare, U women run past Penn State to win by 30

Kenisha Bell hobbled off the court two minutes into the game after turning her ankle. But her return set off the Gophers to their highest scoring output of the season.

Minnesota Scene: Gophers wrestlers beat Indiana in Big Ten finale

February 17
The ninth-ranked Gophers closed out the Big Ten portion of their regular-season wrestling schedule with a 34-3 victory over Indiana on Sunday at Matur
Freshman heavyweight Gable Steveson highlighted the victory for the Gophers (14-3, 7-2 Big Ten) with a 20-5 technical fall over Fletcher Miller. Steveson, ranked No. 1 in the country, improved to 27-0.

U women's basketball victory looks good through the eyes of a child

February 17
If Gophers coach Lindsay Whalen was making a point about points on Sunday, she succeeded. Her team produced 97 in an easy victory.
Michael Rand's 4-year-old was a big fan of winning, a bigger fan of the pink uniforms the Gophers wore Sunday and the biggest fan of Goldy Gopher.
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Jordan Murphy drives against Indiana's Juwan Morgan during the first half

Scoggins: Murphy belongs with Gophers basketball greats

Saturday afternoon was a vintage Jordan Murphy performance. He was fearless in taking on taller Indiana defenders and crafty with his post moves. Gophers fans should take time to savor Murphy's career.
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February 17

A look at the Gophers women's six-game winning streak

The Gophers' six-game Big Ten winning streak is tied for the second-longest in program history.
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February 17

Gophers women's basketball team runs over Penn State

The Gophers beat Penn State 97-67 on Sunday at Williams Arena.
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February 17
A victory over then-No. 17 Rutgers generated a celebration from Kenisha Bell and fit in with the Gophers’ run of success.

Whalen revises her tactics with Gophers players

The Gophers women's basketball team has won five in a row. Coach Lindsay Whalen has not just switched the lineup to go small but also her approach to the job, an on-the-fly adjustment she has found gratifying.
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February 17
Minnesota's Amir Coffey celebrates with Daniel Oturo after Coffey drained a 3-point shot against Indiana on Saturday

Blowout win over Indiana shows Gophers' fight is back on

With their backs against the wall to stay in NCAA tournament contention, the Gophers responded with their most dominant performance of the season.
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February 17
Gophers coach Bob Motzko shouted to players during a game last month.

Gophers stave off No. 2 Buckeyes to complete weekend hockey sweep

Mat Robson stopped 43 shots and Tyler Sheehy scored the game-winner for Minnesota on the road.
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February 16

No. 1 Gophers need OT to beat MSU Mankato in women's hockey

Taylor Wente scored the game-winner for Minnesota, which now has a 43-game winning streak over the Mavericks.
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February 16

Curry returns from calf injury, but Washington sits out Gophers' win

The Gophers were down one player to injury for Saturday's 84-63 win vs. Indiana, but they gained another back into the rotation.
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February 16

Gophers-Indiana game recap

A look back at Saturday afternoon's game.
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February 16

Gophers women's basketball gameday vs. Penn State

The Gophers enter the game having won five straight, the fifth a 65-45 victory at Purdue on Thursday, a game they finished by outscoring the Boilermakers 20-2 in the fourth quarter.
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February 16
Gophers react to ending their losing streak Saturday vs. Indiana

Gophers react to ending their losing streak Saturday vs. Indiana

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Daniel Oturu and Gabe Kalscheur talk after Saturday's win vs. Indiana
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February 16
Gophers' Isaiah Washington out with injury, Eric Curry returns Saturday vs. Indiana

Gophers' Isaiah Washington out with injury, Eric Curry returns Saturday vs. Indiana

Gophers sophomore point guard Isaiah Washington is out Saturday with a tailbone injury. Redshirt sophomore center Eric Curry is back from a calf injury
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February 16

Pregame: Indiana and Minnesota freshmen are among the best in Big Ten

Romeo Langford leads Indiana into the Barn Saturday as arguably the best freshman in the Big Ten. Minnesota's Daniel Oturu and Gabe Kalscheur also proved to be among a loaded group of talented freshmen in the league.
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February 16
Gophers forward Rem Pitlick (15), top right, celebrated with teammates after his first-period goal against Michigan earlier this month.

Gophers upset No. 2 Ohio State in men's hockey

Minnesota led from the start, ending the Buckeyes' winning streak at seven.
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February 16
Gophers coach Richard Pitino watched his team lose to Wisconsin on Feb. 6, the second game in this four-game skid.

In search of a solution: Gophers desperate to end losing streak

The Gophers enter Saturday's home game against Indiana hoping to climb back up and stop a four-game losing streak. They are 0-for-February and have fallen from sixth to eighth place in the Big Ten since the slump began.
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February 16

Gophers rally to beat Gonzaga in baseball season opener

Easton Bertrand hit a two-run, inside-the-park homer as part of a six-run eighth inning
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February 15

Gophers' dominance over MSU Mankato continues in women's hockey

Friday night's 3-1 victory was the Gophers' third over the Mavericks this season and 42nd in a row overall.
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February 15

Gameday preview: Gophers basketball vs. Indiana

The Gophers are trying to regroup after a 62-61 loss Wednesday at Nebraska that included a heated ending.
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February 15

Join the club: Losing streaks for Big Ten teams

Lengthy losing streaks are not uncommon in the Big Ten
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February 15
Gophers head coach Richard Pitino

Pitino, Gophers players preview Saturday's game vs. Indiana

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Brock Stull and Eric Curry talk Friday in preparation for Indiana game