After six games, Gophers football team identifies six key lessons

After six games, Gophers football team identifies six key lessons

Win or lose, the Gophers at the halfway point have drawn lessons from each game under P.J. Fleck.

Depth chart doesn't say, but Illinois coach expects Croft to start

October 17
Depth chart doesn't say, but Illinois coach expects Croft to start
Coach P.J. Fleck didn't tip his hand on which quarterback would start, but Illinois coach Lovie Smith said he's expecting to see Demry Croft after his performance against Michigan State.

Gophers picked third in Big Ten preseason men's hoops media poll

October 17
Gophers picked third in Big Ten preseason men's hoops media poll
Big Ten media are high on the Gophers and senior guard Nate Mason with their preseason picks.
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Gophers vs. Illinois: Get to know the Illini ...

In the second year of Lovie Smith's rebuilding job, Illinois hit a low point last Saturday when the Illini lost 35-24 at home to a Rutgers team that had lost 16 consecutive Big Ten games.
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October 17

Gophers men's basketball team picked to finish 3rd in Big Ten

The Gophers have landed in the preseason Big Ten men's basketball media poll right where preseason annuals picked them to finish: third in the Big…
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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October 17

Gophers to break ground on outdoor track and field stadium on Friday

The nine-lane facility will allow the Gophers to hold home meets for the first time in more than 15 years.
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October 17

P.J. Fleck wants both Gophers QBs – Demry Croft, Conor Rhoda – ready to go

  Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck remained noncommittal Tuesday about his quarterback for Saturday’s homecoming game, and the depth chart lists Conor Rhoda…
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October 17

Fleck: Gophers could seek medical redshirt for injured Winfield

Safety Antoine Winfield Jr. has missed two games because of a left hamstring injury he aggravated Sept. 30 vs. Maryland.
Gophers
October 17

Signs point to Croft, but Fleck won't reveal Saturday's quarterback

Despite Demry Croft's strong performance after replacing Conor Rhoda, coach P.J. Fleck said he was keeping his decision 'in-house' about who'll start against Illinois.
Gophers
October 16

Gophers volleyball players score conference honors

Gophers volleyball sophomore Alexis Hart was named Big Ten player of the week on Monday, while junior Samantha Seliger-Swenson was named setter of the week for the fourth time this season.
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October 16
Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Nate Mason (2) gestures to his teammate...

Gophers guard Mason selected to Bob Cousy Award watch list

Minnesota senior Nate Mason was named Monday as one of the 20 preseason candidates for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard
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October 16

Croft embarks on the long road back to gaining Gophers' trust

Demry Croft got his chance after a suspension and awakened a slumbering Gophers' offense Saturday night, nearly leading the team to victory over Michigan State.
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October 16

McManus' hat trick gives Gophers hockey a split with Penn State

Brannon McManus scored all three of his goals in the third period, leading the Gophers to a 6-3 home victory Sunday afternoon.
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October 15

Gophers sweep Iowa in volleyball

The Gophers are tied for third in the Big Ten, behind Penn State and Nebraska, each 7-1. Illinois and Michigan State are also 6-2.
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October 15

Four-star defensive end from Ohio commits to Gophers

Alex Reigelsperger of Wayne High School in Dayton, Ohio, is the team's highest-rated recruit for the Class of 2018. Last week, he rescinded a verbal commitment to Kentucky.
Gophers
October 15

Replay: Michigan State 30, Gophers 27

A look back at Saturday night's game.
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October 15

Postgame thoughts on an eventful evening for Gophers

The first quarter against Michigan State set the tone for the game and possibly for the rest of Minnesota's season.
Gophers
October 15

Big comeback falls just short, Gophers lose 30-27 to Michigan State

Demry Croft replaced Conor Rhoda at quarterback and nearly led the Gophers back thanks to three late TDs but ultimately came up three points shy.
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October 15

Gophers-Michigan State game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.
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October 15

Poor weather forces late start for Gophers and Spartans

Saturday's 7 p.m. kickoff against No. 21 Michigan State was delayed 34 minutes because of nearby lightning strikes.
Gophers
October 15

Scoggins: Turning to Croft at QB the right call for Gophers

The Gophers remain winless in the Big Ten, and P.J. Fleck's first season is in danger of circling the drain if his team doesn't fix myriad problems. At least they have clarity at their quarterback.
Polls
October 14

Poll: Who should start at QB next week for the Gophers?

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October 14

Baldwin gives Gophers women's hockey OT win over Bemidji State

Co-captain Sydney Baldwin scored at 1 minute, 4 seconds of overtime to give the Gophers a 4-3 victory.