Will Minnesota look rejuvenated tonight or stuck after a long layoff?

Will Minnesota look rejuvenated tonight or stuck after a long layoff?

Given the rare break, coach Richard Pitino gave his team two days off immediately after and then rolled out what he dubbed a "fun" practice on Sunday before getting down to business on Monday and Tuesday.

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Gophers basketball transfers get better together

As Gophers basketball transfers Reggie Lynch and Davonte Fitzgerald sit out, they've built their games — and a friendship.
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Gophers look to regain defensive 'identity' vs. Michigan

Minnesota's offense has been mostly dreadful all year, but scrappy defense has at times kept the Gophers close in many games. Can they build on that tonight?
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February 10

Rayno: Projecting Gophers basketball 2016-17 starting lineup

One look at what could be the Gophers' next starting five.
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February 9

Nate Mason starting to step up, Pitino says

The Gophers guard was limited with heel pain at Northwestern on Thursday, but Mason has been a big part of Minnesota's success overall.
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February 9

Joey King: Changes in defense have affected shot

The senior hasn't had the same hot shot from distance in conference play.
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February 9

Gophers-Michigan preview: Will maroon-clad fans do the trick?

Wednesday's game is a "maroon out" at Williams Arena, with fans being asked to wear that color. Minnesota has gone more than a full year without a Big Ten victory at home.
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February 9

Reggie Lynch, Davonte Fitzgerald: Get to know the Gophers transfers

Reggie Lynch and Davonte Fitzgerald will be juniors on the Gophers roster next fall. Here's more about each player.
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February 9

Gilbert to return to Gophers' rotation Wednesday

The freshman has missed five games with a dislocated finger.
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February 9

Schedule gets tougher for winless Gophers

Michigan, No. 4 Iowa and No. 2 Maryland are the next three teams on the schedule before Minnesota meets Rutgers, which is also winless in the Big Ten.
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February 9

Scoring 60 points still seems surreal to Gophers guard Rachel Banham

Caught up in a fierce game, Rachel Banham didn't realize she was about to tie a record that had stood for nearly 30 years.
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February 9

Gophers' Banham "didn't know" scoring record before she hit it

Rachel Banham tied the NCAA women's basketball scoring record with 60 points in a double-OT victory over Northwestern on Sunday.
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February 8

Rachel Banham's 60-point game gets some social media love

A sampling of social media reaction Sunday to Rachel Banham's 60-point game:
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RandBall: Appreciate the Gophers' Rachel Banham while you still can

It wasn’t just that she put up 60 points. That’s an amazing number, but the really impressive thing about Banham's performance is that the Gophers needed every last point.
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February 8

Records smashed, tied as Banham scores 60 in Gophers victory

Rachel Banham tied an NCAA Division I women's basketball record for points in a game with 60 in the Gophers' 112-106 double-overtime victory over Northwestern on Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
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February 8

Sunday Q&A: Gophers women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings

Gophers women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings discussed all things her team as it prepares for an important final seven-game stretch.
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February 8

Afternoon of excellence: Banham's points by half and overtime

Rachel Banham had 20 points in the first half, 22 in the second and 18 in the two overtimes.
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Video: Highlights of Banham's record-setting 60-point afternoon

Here are some of the biggest moments during Rachel Banham's record-setting 60-point performance in Minnesota's112-106 victory over Northwestern.
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Minnesota Scene: Pfarr's technical fall lifts Gophers wrestlers to victory over Badgers

A technical fall by third-ranked Brett Pfarr at 197 pounds boosted the Gophers to a 17-16 victory over Wisconsin in a Big Ten wrestling dual Sunday in Madison.
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1 2 3 4 F
Alabama 14-1 7 7 7 24 45
Clemson 14-1 14 0 10 16 40
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Michigan 17-7
Minnesota 6-17
Gophers Women's Basketball
Final, 2/7
1 2 3 4 OT OT F
Minnesota 16-7 22 18 16 24 12 20 112
Northwestern 14-10 22 24 17 17 12 14 106
Gophers Football
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1 2 3 4 F
Central Michigan 7-6 0 7 0 7 14
Minnesota 6-7 3 7 3 8 21

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