The Gophers celebrated winning the Big Ten regular-season championship.

Gophers overwhelm Ohio State 8-1 to advance to Big Ten final

The Gophers scored six runs in the sixth inning Saturday morning to recover from an early defict and defeat seventh-seeded Ohio State.

Fleck couldn't land the big one, but Gophers 2019 class is filling up

May 25
Eden Prairie rising senior quarterback Cole Kramer is among those who have committed verbally to play for Minnesota as part of the Class of 2019.
Minnesota's Class of 2019 is thought to be off to a good start, despite losing Edina offensive tackle Quinn Carroll, the state's top-ranked recruit, who chose Notre Dame.

Gophers, Nebraska football could be moved to Black Friday in 2020, '21

May 25
Gophers, Nebraska football could be moved to Black Friday in 2020, '21
Cornhuskers AD Bill Moos says the games will be moved and that Nebraska will play Iowa in the regular-season finale beginning in 2022.
Gophers
May 25
Junior righthander Reggie Meyer.

Meyer's three-hitter advances Gophers in Big Ten baseball

Junior Reggie Meyer from Totino-Grace is the reigning Big Ten pitcher of the week, improved his record to 7-3 and gave the No. 11-ranked Gophers the day off in the Big Ten tournament.
Gophers
May 25

Gophers staff well-rested for finish of Big Ten baseball tournament

Reggie Meyer was the only arm the Gophers needed Thursday.
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.
Gophers
May 25

Holy Family's Pioniemi switches commitment from St. Cloud State to Gophers

Forward Garrett Pioniemi, who will be a junior next season, is the second player this week to flip from St. Cloud State to Minnesota.
Gophers
May 25
Brock Stull, Marcus Carr and Payton Willis

Can transfers lead an instant turnaround for Pitino's Gophers?

Coach Richard Pitino had a different sales pitch for each of the three players who chose the Gophers men's basketball team this spring.
Gophers
May 24
Gophers goalie Mat Robson

Gophers hockey to open 2018-19 season vs. defending champion Bulldogs

Minnesota will open the regular season at Minnesota Duluth and close it with a nonconference series against Arizona State. North Dakota, Minnesota State Mankato, St. Lawrence and Ferris State also are on the nonconference schedule.
Gophers
May 24
Rob Fornasiere, in 2016

Reusse: U baseball assistant leaving team in good place after 33-year run

Next week, the Gophers will be in the NCAA baseball tournament for the 17th time in the 33 years that John Anderson and soon-to-be-retired Ron Fornasiere have been a team.
Gophers
May 24
Richard Pitino gushed about the upcoming season, proclaiming the roster the "most talented" he's had with the Gophers.

Pitino: Next season's Gophers team will be his 'most talented'

The combination of returning players and a freshman class that coach Richard Pitino expects to make a quick impact have him making bold statements about the 2018-19 Gophers.
Gophers
May 24
Bob Motzko, the new Gophers hockey coach hired away from St. Cloud, did not appear with other U of M coaches at a stop in the Granite City on Wednesda

Too soon: Motzko skips Gopher Road Trip stop at St. Cloud

The annual trip of Gophers coaches appearing around the state had a noticeable absence in St. Cloud. "Next year, I'll be there," men's hockey coach Bob Motzko said.
Gophers
May 24
Alex Boxwell

Gophers edge Michigan State 3-2 in Big Ten baseball tournament

Eli Wilson singled to left to score Ben Mezzenga in the fifth inning, the eventual game-winning run.
Gophers
May 23
U basketball recruit Omersa puts on dunk show at AAU tournament

U basketball recruit Omersa puts on dunk show at AAU tournament

Orono forward Jarvis Omersa will be the most athletic player on the roster when he joins the Gophers next month with fellow local recruits Daniel Oturu and Gabe Kalshceur
Gophers
May 23
Gophers shortstop Terrin Vavra hung around big leaguers as a kid. He came to the U with an “advanced hittng approach.”

Chip off the old hitting coach: Vavra leads Gophers into Big Ten tourney

Junior Terrin Vavra, son of former Twins hitting coach Joe Vavra, leads the Gophers in most key offensive categories.
Gophers
May 22
Gophers righthander Patrick Fredrickson at Target Field in 2018. Photo by Eric Miller/University of Minnesota athletics

Gophers' Fredrickson, Anderson win top Big Ten awards

Gophers righthander Patrick Fredrickson was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Year and Freshman of the Year on Tuesday, and Minnesota's John Anderson was named the conference's Coach of the Year
Gophers
May 22

Big Ten baseball tournament: What you need to know

Two four-team, double-elimination brackets are set to go in Omaha. The winners meet Sunday in a single championship game.
Gophers
May 22
Gophers open Big Ten hockey schedule Nov. 9-10 at Wisconsin

Gophers open Big Ten hockey schedule Nov. 9-10 at Wisconsin

The Big Ten announced its conference schedule for 2018-19. Minnesota closes the league season Feb. 22-23 vs. NCAA runner-up Notre Dame.
TV & Media
May 22
Minnesota's Royce White blasts NBA in new HBO interview

Minnesota's Royce White blasts NBA in new HBO interview

The former Minnesota high school basketball standout continues his crusade for a better understanding of mental-health issues.
Gophers
May 21
Bob Motzko is making changes at the University of Minnesota, but he’s trying to do so with a thoughtful approach. “We’re not going to come here

Motzko driving hard (and long) nearly two months into U hockey job

With a new coach in charge, changes will come. But Bob Motzko, the former St. Cloud State coach, wants to be thoughtful as he goes forward.
Gophers
May 21
Beth Goetz in 2015.

Former U interim athletic director Beth Goetz named AD at Ball State

Goetz had been the chief operating officer at Connecticut after leaving the U. Her roots in Indiana include five years as an assistant athletic director at Butler
Gophers
May 21
Gophers softball coach Jamie Trachsel.

U's softball season ends with 5-2 loss at Washington in region final

Minnesota couldn't hang on against the fifth-ranked Huskies after taking leads of 1-0 and 2-1, ending the season with a 41-17 record.
Gophers
May 21

Gophers take No. 1 seed into Wednesday's Big Ten baseball opener

Minnesota was ranked 12th in the final NCAA baseball poll, the only Big Ten team in the top 25.
Gophers
May 21
Lindsay Whalen, left, and Odyssey Sims tangled during the fourth quarter, and a double technical foul was called.

Souhan: Coach Whalen reminds us she remains an outstanding player

She protected the ball, led a Lynx comeback and showed her feisty side when she drew a technical foul during a shoving match.