Gophers guard/forward Destiny Pitts (shown driving to the basket in a game against Air Force earlier this season) scored a career-high 35 points in a

It's Destiny: 35 points by Pitts rallies 9-0 Gophers past Boston College

Sophomore guard/forward Destiny Pitts scored a career-high, including six three-pointers, as the Gophers won at Boston College.
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Fired U ticket director admits to long-running ticket-order scheme

December 10
Brent Holck
Brent Holck pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Minneapolis to wire fraud for siphoning money.

U gets football commitment from player who'd previously chosen Georgia, Alabama

December 8
Defensive tackle Rashad Cheney Jr
Defensive tackle Rashad Cheney originally committed to Georgia in February 2017 before switching to Alabama last March.
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Three Gophers earn Academic All-America honors

Long snapper Payton Jordahl and defensive lineman Gary Moore were named to the first team, while defensive lineman Sam Renner made the second team. All are pursuing their master's degrees.
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Reserve running back London transferring from Gophers

Reserve running back London transferring from Gophers

The redshirt freshman and former East Ridge standout did not see game action this season, and Minnesota's backfield gets more crowded in 2019.
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December 10
Junior middle blocker Taylor Morgan (12) is one of five returning Gophers volleyball players who earned All-Big Ten and All-Region player honors this

As pain subsides, Gophers cherish superb volleyball season

The sudden end didn't diminish Hugh McCutcheon's pride in a season that will be remembered as one of the Gophers' best ever. The team finished 19-1 in the Big Ten and recorded the most league victories in program history.
Vikings
December 9
Four high-profile local teams are on the postseason fringes at various stages of their seasons: the Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves and Gophers men’s ba

Assessing (and perhaps obsessing over) playoff chances for Vikings, Wild, Wolves and Gophers

Four high-profile local teams are on the postseason fringes at various stages of their seasons: the Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves and Gophers men's basketball.
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December 9
Minnesota State, Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner

Reusse: Mankato football swallows tough pill in playoff loss to Ferris St.

The Mavericks have had a long run in excellence over the past decade, and what has been missing will be missed again this December: a national championship.
Gophers
December 9
Gophers coach Lindsay Whalen

Souhan: Whalen still pulling the right strings as Gophers coach

She has defied odds by immediately transferring her analytic nature to players who are only now beginning to understand the competitive drive behind the greatest basketball career in state history.
Gophers
December 8

NCAA volleyball Final Four pairings at Target Center

At least two Big Ten teams are in, including defending champion Nebraska.
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December 8

Peaking Nebraska beats Oregon to return to volleyball Final Four

After sweeping its first three foes in the NCAA tournament, Nebraska did it again Saturday, defeating Oregon 25-22, 25-23, 25-17 in the regional finals at Maturi Pavilion to reach its fourth consecutive Final Four.
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December 8
Gophers forward Brent Gates Jr.

Late goal sends Gophers men's hockey past Michigan

Mat Robson stopped 50 shots and the Gophers scored with less than 2 minutes to go.
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December 8
Gophers center Daniel Oturu grabbed a rebound over Arkansas State forward J.J. Matthews in the first half.

Oturu's double-double powers Gophers past Arkansas State

Daniel Oturu had a career-best 19 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks in Saturday's 72-56 victory over Arkansas State.
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December 8
The Gophers' Annalese Lamke was caught between two Syracuse defenders in their game Nov. 29.

U women draw improving Boston College in season's second road game

The Eagles (8-1), in their first season under coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee, are coming off an 83-46 victory over Bryant on Thursday. Their win total already surpasses their output from last season.
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December 8
Gophers Emily Brown (2), Taylor Williamson (7) and Sophie Skarzynski (5)

U women's hockey team tops Robert Morris, extends win streak to 10

Taylor Heise scored two goals and Sydney Scobee made 30 saves as the second-ranked Gophers women's team extended its winning streak to 10 before taking a month-long break, beating Robert Morris 5-0 Saturday for a weekend sweep at Ridder Arena.
Gophers
December 8
Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Richard Pitino hollered at his players from the sidelines in the second half.

Gophers wanted to avoid 'emotional letdown' vs. Arkansas State

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Jordan Murphy and Brock Stull talked with the media after Saturday's win vs. Arkansas State.
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December 8

Gophers-Arkansas State game recap

Highlights from the Gophers' 72-56 victory over Arkansas State at Williams Arena.
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December 8
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck with cornerback Damarion Williams.

Fleck, U land three-star cornerback from Kansas junior college

The three-star recruit from Stockbridge, Ga., intercepted seven passes and broke up 17 this season.
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December 8
Mankato State coach Todd Hoffner

Live: Mankato loses to Ferris State 42-25 in D-II football semis

The Minnesota State Mankato vs. Ferris State game in the NCAA Division II semifinals isn't on cable or satellite TV. But if ESPN is part of your package you can watch live at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Gophers
December 8
Gophers junior guard Amir Coffey had 32 points, six assists and six rebounds in a victory over No. 24 Nebraska on Wednesday.

Gophers like more aggressive style from Coffey

Amir Coffey showed what he can do with a big game against Nebraska. Now, the Gophers want to see more: drive hard, push the ball up court or take open jumpers.
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December 8
Gophers 'hopeful' big man Eric Curry makes season debut next week

Gophers 'hopeful' big man Eric Curry makes season debut next week

Gophers redshirt sophomore big man Eric Curry, who missed the first nine games after knee surgery, could make his season debut Dec. 11 vs. North Florida.
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December 8
Gophers guard Dupree McBrayer looked up after a moment of silence to honor his mother Tayra McFarlane who died Monday.

More than $15K raised for McBrayer family after mother's death

The Gophers helped to raise more than $15,000 on Saturday to help pay for the funeral of senior guard Dupree McBrayer's mother who lost a cancer battle Monday.

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