Scoggins: Solid athletic director candidates should be easy for U to find

Scoggins: Solid athletic director candidates should be easy for U to find

Schools love to use expensive search firms in hiring key athletic positions and coaches. Maybe they think it provides them cover if things go south with the hire.

Mason wanting to step up for downtrodden Gophers

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Mason wanting to step up for downtrodden Gophers
Richard Pitino would like the sophomore to "run the show on the court."

Gophers defeat Minnesota Duluth 6-2 in women's hockey, finsh sweep

February 14
Gophers defeat Minnesota Duluth 6-2 in women's hockey, finsh sweep
The line of Dani Cameranesi, Kelly Pannek and Kate Schipper notched six points Saturday in leading the No. 3 Gophers to a 6-2 victory over Minnesota Duluth.
Gophers
February 14

Chart: Change in course

A look at how USC and the Gophers men's basketball programs compare after the U failed in its pursuit of then-Florida Gulf Coast coach Andy Enfield, who is now with the Trojans.
Gophers
February 14

Preview: Gophers men's basketball at Iowa

The two teams tip off at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
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Gophers
February 14

Minnesota Scene: Gophers suffer first softball loss in four games

Long Beach State struck for 12 runs in the first three innings Saturday and routed the Gophers softball team 13-2 in five innings at the season-opening Kickoff Classic in Las Vegas.
Gophers
February 13

Gophers hold off Ohio State to complete season sweep

The U avoided overtime and completed a season sweep of Ohio State.
Gophers
February 13

Reusse: Gophers hoops will be better? Sure, it can't get much worse

It's been a historically bad season, and no amount of optimism can change that.
Gophers
February 13

Gophers women rout UMD on three power-play goals, 68 shots

Seniors Hannah Brandt and Milica McMillen each had three-point games to spark the Gophers in a win over Minnesota Duluth.
Sports
February 13

Iowa matchup brings challenges, dreams of what could be

Iowa is built around veteran talent that coach Fran McCaffery has slowly grown through a lot of regional and in-state recruiting.
Gophers
February 13

State girls' basketball coaches grumble about lack of interest from Gophers

Last fall four Minnesota players ranked in the ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 signed with schools across the nation, but not a single in-state prospect will play for the Gophers.
Gophers
February 13

Gophers' Kloos stays sizzling with OT goal vs. Ohio State

The Gophers won despite giving up a tying goal to the Buckeyes in the final second of regulation.
Gophers
February 13

Goetz will be candidate for U's permanent athletic director job

The interim athletic director, who took over last summer after Norwood Teague's resignation, said that she will apply for the job.
Gophers
February 13

Minnesota Scene: U softball upsets No. 8 Oklahoma on HR in bottom of seventh

Sydney Dwyer hit a one-out, walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh inning in Las Vegas.
Gophers
February 12

Chart: Top prep girls' players heading out of state

Where Minnesota's top 10 girls' players will play college basketball.
Gophers
February 12

College Basketball Insider: Power conferences have unfamiliar leaders setting pace

There are some unusual programs leading the way around the nation this season.
Gophers
February 12
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler spoke to Star Tribune rep...

Changing course, Kaler now favors search firm for new Gophers AD

Two months after saying he was leaning against using a search firm to hire a new athletic director, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler has changed his mind.
Gophers
February 12

Hartman: Recovering Leidner eager to get back at it for U

The Gophers QB hopes to get three weeks of spring practice in following left foot surgery last month.
Sports
February 12

Pitino on attacking the basket: "That's got to be our identity"

After yet another near miss -- this time against Michigan -- even coach Richard Pitino seemed exasperated by the Gophers' late commitment to driving to the basket.
Gophers
February 12

Banham, hot-shooting Gophers crush Nebraska

Rachel Banham's follow-up to her 60-point performance was for 32 in an impressive rout of Nebraska as the Gophers broke the 100-point mark again.
Sports
February 12

Play ball! Gophers open softball season Friday

The Gophers, ranked No 14 in the USA Today/NFCA poll, open their season today with two games. They will the heavy favorite in one and the slight underdog in the other.
Gophers
February 12

Gallery: Gophers women 110, Nebraska 73

The Gophers women's basketball team crushed Nebraska 110-73 at Williams Arena on Thursday night.
Gophers
February 12

Gophers-Ohio State men's hockey game preview

After a split at home last weekend with Penn State, the Gophers play at Ohio State, a team they have dominated in their all-time series (21-3-1) but which gave them trouble in December.
FBS Championship
Final, 1/11
1 2 3 4 F
Alabama 14-1 7 7 7 24 45
Clemson 14-1 14 0 10 16 40
Gophers Men's Basketball
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Minnesota 6-18
Iowa 19-5
Gophers Women's Basketball
Final, 2/11
1 2 3 4 F
Nebraska 16-8 28 5 20 20 73
Minnesota 17-7 27 24 38 21 110
Gophers Football
Final, 12/28
1 2 3 4 F
Central Michigan 7-6 0 7 0 7 14
Minnesota 6-7 3 7 3 8 21

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