Departed U quarterback Croft says he'll transfer to Tenneesee State

Departed U quarterback Croft says he'll transfer to Tenneesee State

Croft, who started six games for Minnesota this season, will be eligible to play in 2018 at the Nashville-based Football Championship Subdivision school.

Murphy: Gophers must find balance between swagger, overconfidence

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Murphy: Gophers must find balance between swagger, overconfidence
Being ranked earlier this season added to the pressure on the Gophers' basketball team, but Jordan Murphy said it's pressure the team most learn to handle.

Krissy Wendell practices with Wild to support Girls Hockey Weekend

December 16
Krissy Wendell practices with Wild to support Girls Hockey Weekend
Former Gophers star and Team USA Olympian Krissy Wendell said she was a little hesitant at first to accept the invite, even quizzing former teammate Natalie Darwitz about it, as she skated with the Wild last year.
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Freshman Gophers hockey player leaves team for Sioux City of USHL

Defenseman Nate Knoepke was not part of Don Lucia's regular rotation.
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December 16

North Dakota State advances to FCS championship

Bruce Anderson scored five touchdowns — four in the first half — and North Dakota State rolled up 642 yards of offense in crushing Sam Houston State 55-13.
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December 15

U toughens policy against sexual assault and harassment

All University of Minnesota employees will be required for the first time to report incidents of sexual harassment directed at students.
Gophers
December 15

Pitino welcomes break in schedule for worn-out Gophers

The Gophers are in a nine-day stretch without a game, and coming off a narrow victory over Drake in which they were booed at halftime.
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December 14

Three Gophers named to All-America volleyball teams

Stephanie Samedy, a freshman opposite hitter, was named to the AVCA All-America first team. Junior setter Samantha Seliger-­Swenson made the second team and sophomore outside hitter Alexis Hart the third team.
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December 13
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U women crush Cal Poly 112-68 with three players scoring more than 20

Minnesota raced to an early lead and was never threatened.
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December 13

Minnesota Scene: Gophers' Zumwinkle named WCHA rookie of the week

Zumwinkle had two goals and three assists as Minnesota tied Minnesota Duluth 3-3 and beat the Bulldogs 5-0 last weekend.
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December 12
Minnesota Gophers center Reggie Lynch bent over backwards to score his...

'Like going to the dentist'; Gophers escape by one point over Drake

The Gophers trailed Drake, which was 7-24 last season and picked to finish last in the Missouri Valley Conference this season, until the final nine minutes.
Gophers
December 12

Souhan: Gophers' Pitino is right ... and wrong about booing players

It's natural and right for Richard Pitino to defend his players after they were booed at halftime Monday night. But his mind-set demonstrates the illogic at the heart of major college sports.
Gophers
December 12

Postgame: Pitino tells Gophers they have to earn NCAA tourney berth

Richard Pitino's voice was pretty hoarse after screaming at his players all night during the Gophers' closer than expected 68-67 win against Drake.
Gophers
December 12

Gophers 68, Drake 67

The Gophers men's basketball team squeaked past Drake 68-67 Monday night at Williams Arena.
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December 11

Pitino on fans booing Gophers at halftime

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Jordan Murphy and Michael Hurt talk after the narrow victory Monday against Drake.
Gophers
December 11

Gophers-Drake game recap

Junior forward Jordan Murphy scored 24 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and had four blocks. Murphy shot 11-for-14 from the field but also had five turnovers in 36 minutes.
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December 11

Former Edina teammates Lynch, Woodward face off Monday night

Gophers senior center Reggie Lynch and Drake senior guard Graham Woodward play against each other Monday night, but they're friends and former high school teammates in Edina.
Gophers
December 11

Gophers drop out of Associated Press Top 25 poll after losses

Villanova took over the No. 1 spot while the Gophers, who had been ranked 14th, tumbled out of the Top 25 after a pair of losses.
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December 11

Gophers address offensive line needs during big recruiting weekend

With verbal commitments from three huge linemen, coach P.J. Fleck landed help for the present and future.
Gophers
December 11

What do 768 pounds of recruited Gophers linemen look like?

Star Tribune college football writer Randy Johnson will have more on these youngsters soon. For now, we thought you'd like to see their workout videos.
Gophers
December 11

Exposed: As competition toughens, opponents poke holes in U's defense

Without players to replace the graduated Akeem Springs and injured Eric Curry, Minnesota has been exposed as a team that fails to communicate in its half-court defense.
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December 11
Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Kenisha Bell (23) scored an easy layup...

Gophers women's basketball loses at San Diego

The Gophers women's basketball team was held to a season-low point total in a 72-69 loss to San Diego on Sunday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
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December 10

Gophers wrestlers crush Fresno State

The Gophers won eight of 10 matches, earning bonus points in each victory in the 38-7 triumph at Maturi Pavilion.

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