Gophers baseball likely needs to win Big Ten tourney to make NCAAs

Gophers baseball likely needs to win Big Ten tourney to make NCAAs

Two losses to Purdue last Saturday cost the Gophers a regular-season Big Ten title and dimmed their postseason hopes.

Gophers' Fitzgerald, recovering from knee injury, gets 6th year of eligibility

May 23
Gophers' Fitzgerald, recovering from knee injury, gets 6th year of eligibility
Gophers forward Davonte Fitzgerald will now have two more years of eligibility after being awarded a sixth year for medical purposes by the NCAA

Now there's much more buzz when Gophers coaches hit the road

May 23
Now there's much more buzz when Gophers coaches hit the road
Organizers estimated that about 300 people turned out in Winona on Monday to see P.J. Fleck and Richard Pitino, dwarfing the crowd that came to the event last time it was in town.
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May 23

After surgeries, resilient Banham making her hometown WNBA debut

"I can hardly wait," former Gopher and Lakeville high school star Rachel Banham said about facing the Lynx at the X. "I worked hard for this."
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May 23

Minnesota Scene: Gustavus men eliminated in Division III tennis

The Gustavus Adolphus men's tennis team lost 5-1 to top-ranked Middlebury on Monday night in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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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May 23

Scoggins: Equipment man 'Matty' ensured Gophers stayed stocked with laughs, essentials

As Gophers equipment manager for nearly five decades, Dick Mattson became a beloved character who provided colleagues a vault of tales, some too colorful for print.
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May 22

Gopher Road Trip remaining schedule

A look at the remaining stops for the Gopher Road Trip, which features a variety of coaches and officials:
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May 22

Pitino and Fleck talk; Goldy Gopher videobombs

Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino and football coach P.J. Fleck talked Monday outside of TCF Bank Stadium to kickoff their road trip tour. Watch for Goldy Gopher's cameo at the 2 1/2-minute mark.
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May 22

P.J. Fleck looks forward to exploring Minnesota on Gopher Road Trip

Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck met with the media Monday morning at the sendoff for the annual Gopher Road Trip.
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May 22

Pitino at Gophers fan event: "The goal is to win a Big Ten title"

Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino talked to fans Monday about high expectations for his team coming off a 24-win and NCAA tournament season
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May 22

U basketball freshman Harris arrives, Washington coming soon

Summer school opens in a couple of weeks at the University of Minnesota, but the Gophers' two incoming men's basketball recruits are joining the team this week.
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May 22

P.J. Fleck gets his first taste of annual Gopher Road Trip

Fleck, Richard Pitino and the other coaches are scheduled to hit Winona and Rochester today. Here are details and the trip itinerary.
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May 22

RandBall: Gophers softball loss makes NCAA look worse, not better

This weekend’s softball action in Alabama provided a convenient narrative for those who doubted the Gophers softball team. But here's why that point of view is suspect.
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May 22

Season over: Alabama 1, Gophers 0

Alabama took down Minnesota 1-0, ending the Gophers' softball season Sunday.
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May 22

Katies take out Tommies to reach D-III softball nationals; Mankato wins in D-II

St. Catherine (38-12) advanced to the College World Series for the first time in program history by defeating MIAC rival St. Thomas 8-4 in Game 2 of their best-of-three Super Regional series in St. Paul.
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May 22

Another 1-0 loss to Alabama ends Gophers softball season

The Big Ten champions finished the season with a 56-5 record, and with lingering indignation over how they were sent on the road as an unseeded team despite their record and credentials.
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May 21

Live video: Follow Minnesota's D-II, D-III teams in national baseball, softball

Seven teams are scheduled to play in NCAA Division II and III baseball and softball Sunday. Here's the schedule and links to the video.
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May 21

Gophers baseball team finishes third in Big Ten baseball race

The Gophers, who were the defending Big Ten regular-season champions in baseball, finished in third place this season after Nebraska and Michigan both won games Saturday.
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May 20

Alabama ends Gophers' winning streak at 26; next game postponed to Sunday

The Gophers, pushed to the losers' bracket, have to wait to Sunday after storms hit in Alabama.
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May 20

Have mercy: Gophers rout Louisiana Tech 11-3 in NCAA softball opener

The unseeded Gophers made a statement, winning 11-3 in five innings via the mercy rule, and move on in the winner's bracket to face host Alabama on Saturday morning.
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May 20

Gophers reliever Shannon thrives after drastic change in delivery

Gophers baseball senior Tim Shannon has become a vital part of the bullpen after he went to a submarine-style of pitching.
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May 19

Gophers-Alabama winner's bracket game moved to 11:30 a.m. Saturday

Expected bad weather in the Tuscaloosa area Saturday has altered the softball regional schedule there. The game will be televised by ESPN.
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May 19

Gophers baseball team win third of three games to keep title hopes alive

Minnesota's fading title hopes are alive, but they need Nebraska to lose Saturday and, for an outright title, Michigan, too.

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