The Gophers volleyball team will face its first ranked team of the season when it plays No. 4 Texas on Thursday and Friday night in Austin.
The Longhorns are 5-1, with their one loss coming last weekend at Penn State. They are led by 2011 Big 12 Player of the Year Bailey Webster, a junior outside hitter.
Last season the Gophers played host to the Longhorns and beat them 3-0 in both matches.Texas has the nation's longest current home winning streak at 33 matches. The Longhorns are 81-2 at home since the 2007 season.
The Gophers are ranked 14th and off to a 5-0 start under new coach Hugh McCutcheon.Paralympic Games update
Mallory Weggemann of Eagan finished sixth in the women's swimming SM8 200-meter individual medley Wednesday at the Paralympic Games in London.
Weggemann, who won Sunday's 50-meter freestyle S8 gold medal, finished in 2:58.44, which was 21.35 second behind gold medalist Jessica Long of the United States.
Chuck Aoki of Minneapolis scored a team-high 14 goals as the U.S. men's wheelchair rugby team opened with a 56-44 victory over Great Britain.
The U.S. men's wheelchair basketball team, which includes Ian Lynch of Brooklyn Park, beat Germany 57-46 in the quarterfinals. The Americans play Australia in Thursday's semifinals.Klasse wins Senior Women's State Am
Leigh Klasse of Keller Golf Course shot a second-day 71 to run away with the 37th Senior Women's State Amateur Championship, played at Golden Eagle Golf Club in Fifty Lakes. Klasse had a 36-hole total of 148, nine strokes better than Claudia Pilot of Austin Country Club.
|New England||2/1/15 5:30 PM|
|Boston||11||1st Qtr 6:25|
|Howard||33||2nd Half 5:50|
|Coppin State||56||2nd Half 11:59|
|Hampton||53||2nd Half 2:51|
|Gardner-Webb||39||2nd Half 14:38|
|MD-Eastern Shore||39||2nd Half|
|Stephen F Austin||49||2nd Half 15:48|
|Central Arkansas||41||2nd Half 16:15|
|Norfolk State||42||2nd Half 13:24|
|TX A&M-CC||43||2nd Half 14:30|
|Sam Houston St||51||2nd Half 17:30|
|McNeese State||72||2nd Half 8:00|
|Milwaukee||33||2nd Half 11:23|
|Alcorn State||16||1st Half 11:30|
|Southern U||15||1st Half 13:36|
|Prairie View||8:00 PM|
|Texas||4||1st Half 14:25|
|Texas Southern||19||1st Half 8:14|
|Miss Valley St||21|
|Central Conn St||51||FINAL|
|Miss Valley St||52|
|(12) Texas A&M||61||FINAL|
|(1) South Carolina||79|
|Mount St Marys||44|
|East Tenn St||72||FINAL|
|(18) Miss State||9||1st Half 13:54|
|(15) Nebraska||12||1st Half 11:27|
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