Second-team All-Big Ten selection Taylor Morgan, a 6-foot middle blocker, led the Gophers with 14 blocks last weekend in victories over Fairfield and

Morgan has been driving force in Gophers' run to volleyball Sweet 16

Taylor Morgan wasn't ready to see her U volleyball career end, so she did something about it. And now Minnesota needs victories, tonight and Saturday, to reach the Final Four.

Gophers safety Winfield Jr. named first-team All America

December 12
Gophers safety Winfield Jr. named first-team All America
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck also was named a finalist for the Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year award.
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Road trip: U's Casey O'Brien takes 16-hour car ride to accept award

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Gophers holder Casey O'Brien and Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck embraced before the Wisconsin game. O'Brien, who had undergone surgery only a few d
The Disney Spirit Award is given to college football's most inspirational player, coach, team or figure. Casey O'Brien is a four-time cancer survivor who made his Minnesota debut this season.
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Gophers volleyball NCAA regional preview

The No. 7 Gophers face No. 10 Florida at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Should they win, they would face the Texas-Louisville winner in the region final for a trip to the Final Four.
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December 12
Amir Coffey, James Palmer Jr., Tyler Cook and Nick Ward all left school early to pursue professional careers.

Coffey, other early departures for NBA, hurting Big Ten's overall depth

Players declaring early for the NBA often go undrafted, and in the Big Ten, rosters are feeling the impact of the lost talent. "You got a broken system here," Purdue coach Matt Painter said.
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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December 11
Five Gophers named to the Associated Press All-Big Ten teams

Five Gophers named to the Associated Press All-Big Ten teams

Receivers Rashod Bateman and Tyler Johnson as well as safety Antoine Winfield Jr., made the first team, while quarterback Tanner Morgan and running back Rodney Smith made the second team.
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December 10
Sara Scalia scored 23 points as the Gophers routed George Washington 83-50 on Tuesday night in nonconference women’s basketball for their eighth win

Gophers women's basketball wins eighth game in a row

Guards Sara Scalia (above) and Destiny Pitts of the Gophers combined for 43 points and 10 three-pointers.
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December 10
Five biggest reasons for Gophers' five early losses

Five biggest reasons for Gophers' five early losses

Seven newcomers and a handful of returning players have struggled to play well together against one of the toughest basketball schedules in the nation, which doesn't ease up Sunday against No. 3 Ohio State at Williams Arena.
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December 10
Fleck wins regional honor from football coaches association

Fleck wins regional honor from football coaches association

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck is one of the finalist's for the National Coach of the Year award, which will be announced next month.
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December 10
The Gophers’ offer to Farmington’s Sophie Hart, left, “brought a big smile” to her face. Minnesota hasn’t signed a frontcourt player from th

Rebuilding bridges: Whalen offers U scholarships to 13 state players

Lindsay Whalen is working hard to overcome the lack of interest toward state recruits by her predecessor, Marlene Stollings. The recruiting of a junior from Farmington is an example.
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December 10
Said Gophers coach P.J. Fleck about playing in the Outback Bowl against Auburn: “The expectation changes. The level of competition changes. And I th

Scoggins: Plenty of meaningless bowl games, but not for Gophers

Perception. Visibility. A chance to notch a win against a respected opponent. That's ahead for the Gophers in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day.
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December 10
Iowa center Luka Garza, center, drives to the basket between Minnesota's Daniel Oturu, left, and Alihan Demir, right, during the second half

Disconnected Gophers display their flaws in 20-point loss to Iowa

A disturbing Gophers' narrative continued in a humbling loss. "There are stretches out there where we're not connected offensively or defensively," senior captain Michael Hurt said.
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December 10
Gophers forward Taiye Bello last month at Williams Arena.

Game preview: Gophers women at George Washington

The Gophers close out their road trip with their second game in the nation's capital in three days.
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December 10
Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp signaled after making a three-pointer in the first half Monday night.

Gophers-Iowa game recap

A quick look at Monday's loss.
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December 9
Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino watches from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Monday, Dec. 9, 201

Gophers react to Big Ten opening loss at Iowa

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Alihan Demir and Michael Hurt talk after Big Ten opening loss at Iowa.
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December 9

Pregame: Showdown of top Big Ten big men features Luke Garza vs. Daniel Oturu

Monday's Big Ten matchup in Iowa City features a battle between two of the best big men in the league with Iowa's Luke Garza and Minnesota's Daniel Oturu.
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December 9

Two more Gophers plan to transfer; Fleck an award finalist

Smith was a three-star recruit in the Gophers 2018 class, redshirting his first season. The 6-1, 185-pound safety did not play this year.
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December 9
Alex Goettl is one of 12 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which will be awarded Tuesday night in New York City.

Mankato linebacker finalist for college football's 'Academic Heisman'

MSU-Mankato linebacker Alex Goettl has a 3.93 grade-point average, and scored on an interception after figuring out an opponent's trick play during Saturday's Division II quarterfinals.
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December 9
Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) pressures Arkansas quarterback Ben Hicks earlier this season. He is among the top defensive players in the n

Five things to know about Gophers' Outback Bowl opponent Auburn

Even the most casual fans know that Auburn is one of the biggest names in college football. Here's a look at Minnesota's opponent in the Outback Bowl.
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December 9
Gophers defensive lineman Winston DeLattiboudere spoke about the team heading to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida on New Year's Day.

After losing Axe, Gophers 'ready to move on' to Outback Bowl prep

P.J. Fleck gave the players this past week off to digest the season while the staff recruited before returning to practice Sunday.
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December 9
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck spoke about the team heading to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida on New Year's Day.

Gophers-Auburn on New Year's Day: Maroon and gold vs. blue blood foe

The teams have never met, but Minnesota knows the name and the challenges that Auburn will present in the Outback Bowl. "The level of our bowl game has completely changed," coach P.J. Fleck.said,
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December 8
Gophers forward Taiye Bello gave a high five to guard Destiny Pitts during a game last month at Williams Arena. The Gophers won on the road Sunday.

Bello scores career-high 25, Gophers women's basketball tops American

The Gophers have won seven straight since losing their season opener and have a chance to win three road games in seven days when they play at George Washington on Tuesday.
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December 8

Gameday preview: Gophers men's basketball at Iowa

The Gophers open early Big Ten play Monday night against the league's top scorer, Luke Garza, who averages 22.7 points for Iowa

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