Gophers' Pitino on college basketball scandal: 'Hard to really know' what's to come

Gophers' Pitino on college basketball scandal: 'Hard to really know' what's to come

Richard Pitino is confident in his program, which was reviewed by the U earlier this season. But like many, the coach is looking for answers as more layers of corruption are exposed.

Penn State pounds Gophers in men's hockey

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Penn State pounds Gophers in men's hockey
The Nittany Lions peppered Minnesota's goalies with 61 shots on goal in a 5-1 victory.

Gophers' AD Coyle faces decisions on futures of Lucia, Pitino, Stollings

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Gophers' AD Coyle faces decisions on futures of Lucia, Pitino, Stollings
Athletic director Mark Coyle declined to discuss looming decisions, but it's hard to imagine "status quo" being the answer for all three coaches of the Gophers' high-profile winter sports.
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Gophers rout St. Cloud State in women's hockey

Sophie Skarzynski scored two goals to lead the No. 7 Gophers to a 5-1 victory over St. Cloud State on Friday night at Ridder Arena…
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Federal college basketball probe shows entire NCAA is out of control

NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement Friday that begins, “These allegations, if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America.”
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.
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Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Kenisha Bell (23) drove to the basket o...

It's complicated, but U women in good seeding shape for Big Ten tournament

There's an assortment of ways the Big Ten women's basketball standings could turn out. But Minnesota gets a double-bye in the conference tournament by beating Illinois on Sunday.
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February 23

Hartman: U football recruits already on campus quickly could help program

P.J. Fleck is counting on seven new players to have an immediate impact on the football program.
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February 23

North Dakota orphans reshaping women's hockey season

Opponents trying to knock the Gophers out of NCAA tournament contention have received big boosts from former Fighting Hawks.
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February 22

Nebraska entertains – and wins – but might not get to do its dancing in NCAAs

New NCAA formula might leave Nebraska without an invite.
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February 22

Who got Gophers hockey going again? A little-known goalie from the bench

Mat Robson has lifted the Gophers from the doldrums since taking over as starter.
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February 22

Louisville's banner, like Gophers', is gone, but 2013 title glory remains

Fuller's three-pointersPLAYER TO WATCHMichael Porter Jr., F, MissouriWhy keep an eye on a guy who played only two minutes all season? The freshman was…
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February 22

Gophers hockey vs. Penn State: preview of regular-season finale

The Gophers are in fourth place in the Big Ten with 33 points, five ahead of Penn State (14-13-5, 7-10-5) and Wisconsin.
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February 22

Gophers vs. St. Cloud State: women's hockey postseason begins

The Huskies expected Swiss goaltender Janine Alder to return from the Olympics on Thursday night
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February 22

Nebraska, Michigan knocking on door of Big Ten's top 3

BIG TEN POWER RANKINGSMarcus Fuller's rankings, with five teams to watch:1. Michigan State (27-3, 15-2)2. Ohio State (23-7, 14-3)3. Purdue (24-5, 13-3): A…
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February 22

Mason helps Gophers end losing streak, beat Iowa on Senior Night

A motivated Nate Mason put Monday's stinging loss behind him and finished his career at Williams Arena with 33 points in an 86-82 win Wednesday night against the Hawkeyes.
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February 22

No. 1-ranked St. Cloud State's latest 'mini playoff' a big one

Frozen Focus: The Huskies view each series as a mini postseason bout, and this weekend they get No. 3 Denver.
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February 22

Gophers-Iowa game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
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February 22

Gophers reaction to emotional win on Senior Night

Gophers coach Richard Pitino and seniors Nate Mason and Bakary Konate talk about beating Iowa on Wednesday for their last home game
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February 21

Who's hot, who's not in college hockey's race to St. Paul

Frozen Four trackerWith the NCAA Frozen Four at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center set for April 5 and 7, college hockey is heating up. Here's…
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February 21
Minnesota guard Nate Mason walks on the court during an NCAA college b...

Pitino's first full Gophers recruiting class to be honored on Senior Night

Gophers seniors Nate Mason, Bakary Konate and Gaston Diedhiou, the last players from Richard Pitino's 2014 recruiting class, will be honored Wednesday against Iowa
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February 21

Gophers men's swimming and diving team to host Big Ten Championships

For the Gophers to improve on their fourth-place finish from last year, coach Kelly Kremer said, they will need big contributions from the youngsters on their roster.
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February 21

Gophers' Coffey has successful shoulder surgery

Gophers sophomore guard Amir Coffey underwent successful surgery on his right shoulder Wednesday. Recovery time is 4-6 months, which should have him ready for next season.
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February 21

Defensive back Ken Handy-Holly leaves Gophers program

The Jackson, Ala., native played in eight games in 2017 as a true freshman after the secondary was hit by injuries. Handy-Holly intends to transfer to a school closer to home.