Gophers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (11) celebrated after intercepting a first-quarter pass from Rutgers quarterback Johnny Langan on Saturday.

Gophers climb to No. 17 in AP Poll, highest AP ranking since 2004

The Gophers moved up three spots in the AP poll and four spots in the coaches' poll following a rout over Rutgers.

Gophers basketball gets overtime win at Iowa State in closed scrimmage

October 19
Gophers basketball gets overtime win at Iowa State in closed scrimmage
Four starters combined for 59 points for the Gophers men's basketball team in a nine-point overtime win at Iowa State in Saturday's secret scrimmage

Gophers' two power-play goals the difference in win over Niagara

October 20
Jack Perbix put a shot on Niagara goaltender Brian Wilson during Friday night's game. The Gophers swept the weekend series.
Sophomore forward Nathan Burke's power-play goal early in the third period was the winner in the Gophers' 4-2 victory over Niagara
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Gophers replay Gophers 42, Rutgers 7The recapThe offense started slowly against a struggling Rutgers team but finished strong, while the defense has allowed only two…
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October 20
Gophers defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. celebrated his fourth quarter touchdown on a pick-6 against Rutgers.

Two cheers: O'Brien makes emotional debut as Gophers roll Rutgers 42-7

Four-time cancer survivor Casey O'Brien made his first on-field appearance for the Gophers, who had little trouble Saturday moving to 7-0 and into first place in the Big Ten West.
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October 19
Gophers wide receiver Tyler Johnson made a reception and ran the ball for a first down in the second quarter against Rutgers.

Scoggins: By taking care of business, Gophers alone in first in Big Ten West

The Gophers had a ragged start offensively but were never in danger of joining Wisconsin's plight before sprinting away in the second half.
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October 19
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck checked on Kamal Martin after the standout linebacker suffered what the team called a lower leg injury in the third quarter S

Martin suffers lower leg injury in Gophers win, will have more tests

Kamal Martin buckled just before contact on a third-quarter play and needed help limping off the field in the Gophers' 42-7 victory at Rutgers on Saturday.
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October 19

Zumwinkle leads Gophers over St. Cloud State in women's hockey

Grace Zumwinkle had a goal and two assists vs. the Huskies.
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October 19

Gophers-Rutgers game recap

A look back at Saturday afternoon's game.
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October 19

The last time the Gophers ...

Saturday's victory was notable for many reasons.
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October 19
Gophers support ex-Rutgers player in effort to raise money for spinal cord research

Gophers support ex-Rutgers player in effort to raise money for spinal cord research

The Gophers wore special shirts during warm-ups.
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October 19
From left, Gophers men’s basketball freshmen Sam Freeman (32), Bryan Greenlee (3), Isaiah Ihnen (35), and Tre’ Williams (1).

'All of us are tough': Four-man freshman class excites Gophers basketball

How this freshmen class came together for the Gophers wasn't traditional, but Richard Pitino's team needs them ready to contribute.
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October 19
Gophers defensive coordinator Joe Rossi was interviewed after practice recently.

Scoggins: Rossi's Gophers defense shows again that coaching matters

The Gophers are 9-1 since Joe Rossi took over as defensive coordinator last year, while Rutgers has been outscored 165-7 in four Big Ten games so far.
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October 19
Sammy Walker scored the game-winning goal past Brian Wilson in overtime

Gophers hockey opens home schedule with overtime victory

Sammy Walker beat Niagara goalie Brian Wilson 46 seconds into overtime, giving Minnesota a 3-2 victory in its home opener.
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October 19
Gophers linebacker Kamal Martin hit Nebraska quarterback Andrew Bunch in last week’s 34-7 victory over Nebraska.

After suspension, Gophers linebacker Martin grows into NFL prospect

When P.J. Fleck and his coaching staff first saw Kamal Martin play in spring football after taking over the Gophers in 2017, the coaches' reaction was pretty succinct.
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October 18

Injured Curry frustrated but knows: 'Keep my head up and keep my spirits high'

Eric Curry, who will have surgery next week, said he is frustrated by a season-ending injury but will overcome it like he has others in the past.
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October 18
Gophers freshmen, Pitino talk at media day

Gophers freshmen, Pitino talk at media day

Richard Pitino and his talented freshmen class of Tre' Williams, Isaiah Ihnen, Sam Freeman and Bryan Greenlee talk at Friday's Gophers media day
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October 18

Gophers-Rutgers gameday preview

The Gophers are 28-point favorites in this game. They haven't had that big of an advantage since playing South Dakota State in 2010.
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October 18

Gophers freshmen at a glance

A closer look at the Gophers' 2019 class.
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October 18
Gophers linebacker Kamal Martin on how defense has improved

Gophers linebacker Kamal Martin on how defense has improved

Senior Kamal Martin spoke at Athletes Village on Wednesday
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October 18
P.J. Fleck, then a wide receivers coach at Rutgers, and Desmond Wynn celebrate their 19-16 double overtime win over Syracuse on Oct. 1, 2011 at the Ca

Hired by Rutgers, fired by Rutgers: Gophers staff shaped by working there

Of the top 11 coaches on the Gophers, six worked at Rutgers at some point in their careers, including head coach P.J. Fleck (above, with hair), who worked for his current offensive coordinator there.
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October 18
Gophers freshman defenseman Matt Staudacher made his college debut last Friday at Colorado College.

Others can score: U freshman Staudacher wants to 'do the hard work' on defense

Matt Staudacher didn't come to the Gophers with the fancy statistics of some other first-year players. But that doesn't bother him at all.
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October 18
Regan Pittman, a 6-5 junior, leads the No. 7 Gophers with 59 blocks this season.

Bullied as a kid, U volleyball star Pittman finds herself helping others

Volleyball didn't come into Regan Pittman's life until eighth grade. It provided a "safe space," she said, for an awkward girl who was picked on by bullies and felt she didn't fit in.