Plsek, Wipson, two others no longer on Gophers football roster

Plsek, Wipson, two others no longer on Gophers football roster

Tight end Lincoln Plsek and linebacker Chris Wipson, both scholarship players, are no longer with the Gophers football program, the team confirmed.

Rayno: Gophers have been owned by Northwestern this season

February 5
One day after Richard Pitino declared that he did a "horrible job" with the game plan for Northwestern in last month's game, the Gophers looked even less prepared in a 24-point loss.

Spring ball starts March 1 for Gophers; fewer practices open to public

February 4
The Gophers will have eight of 15 spring practice sessions closed to the public this season after being predominantly open the past five springs.
Sports
February 4
Minnesota guard Kevin Dorsey (4) goes around Indiana guard Kevin Yogi...

Gophers could use three-guard attack at Northwestern tonight

An offense that often gets stagnant and relies far too heavily on three-pointers suddenly was on the attack, getting out in transition and taking the ball to the hoop forcefully and effectively.
Sports
February 3
Dupree McBrayer (1) stole the ball from A.J. Hammons (20) in the first...

Pitino: Young Gophers players 'taking ownership'

A defensive lapse at the end of the loss to Indiana might have cost Minnesota the game, but coach Richard Pitino sees hints that leadership is growing among the youthful ranks.
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February 3
Burnsville High School football player Kamal Martin looked over papers...

National signing day update: 20 Gophers in the fold

After some noon hour suspense, the Gophers appear set at 20 players in Tracy Claeys' first recruiting class as a head coach.
Sports
February 3

Last minute decisions: Durr sticks with Gophers, Snelson flips to 0-12 UCF

Dredrick Snelson, who committed to the Gophers in August, flipped to Central Florida, but Coney Durr stuck with the Gophers over Virginia Tech.
Sports
February 3

Pitino: 'I did a horrible job of preparing the guys' for Northwestern

The Jan. 9 rout was the first of two 25-point losses that preceded the recent improved play of the Gophers, who are still winless in the Big Ten. The rematch is Thursday.
Sports
February 3

Notes from Claeys signing day live chat: Helmet stickers, scholarship openings, etc.

Gophers coach Tracy Claeys said during a national signing day chat that the team is looking into adding "game performance helmet awards."
Sports
February 3

Tamarion Johnson, DE from Michigan, picks the Gophers

Tamarion Johnson gives the Gophers three defensive line commits in this year's class.
Sports
February 3

Gophers update: Coughlin, Green among official signings; Durr decision at 12:30

A quick morning update on national signing day.
Sports
February 3

Alabama prep quarterback DeMarcus Williams commits to Gophers

DeMarcus Williams joined Seth Green as quarterbacks expected to sign with the Gophers on Wednesday.
Sports
February 2

Free throws are a Gophers strength turned into a weakness

Minnesota leads the Big Ten in free-throw attempts, but is making just 69.8 percent of them.
Sports
February 2

Gophers recruiting: Last-minute decisions expected Wednesday

The Gophers have 19 players committed and several balls up in the air heading into national signing day on Wednesday.
Sports
January 30

Another close loss for Minnesota basketball

The silver lining of the last five games is that the Gophers were there at the end, but of course the flip side is they've found ways to walk away with a thanks-for-playing slap on the back, but no improvement in the standings.
Sports
January 30

Gophers pregame: Morris out for bout at No. 19 Indiana

The Minnesota guard is attending the funeral of a family friend.
Sports
January 28

Postgame: Late game flubs, free-throw woes hurt Gophers again

High-pressure situations have led to missed shots from the line and flubbed possessions with the game in reach.
Sports
January 27

Can Gophers continue to build against Purdue?

On the whole, Gophers basketball looks to be trending upward, however slowly and from however deep a pit. But now, Minnesota gets its biggest challenge of the year in the No. 21 Boilermakers.
Sports
January 27

Sawvel promoted to Gophers defensive coordinator

As expected, Jay Sawvel was promoted to Gophers defensive coordinator. His two-year deal will pay him $550,000 this year.
Sports
January 27

Gophers to play basketball-hockey double-header at Madison Square Garden

Both games will be held at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden on Sat., Jan. 20 of that year. Gophers basketball will tip off against Ohio State while Gophers hockey will face Michigan State that day.
Sports
January 27

Murphy looks ahead to physical matchup against Purdue, Swanigan

Asked what the key to compensating for a height differential, the freshman said "Out-smarting and out-playing. It comes down to just who plays harder."
Sports
January 26
Gophers Reggie Lynch (22) during a team scrimmage.

Open practice offers look at Gophers basketball transfer Reggie Lynch

Gophers coach Richard Pitino invited the media to hang out for about 40 minutes of Tuesday's practice. Lynch played the role of big men for tonight's opponent.
Sports
January 25

JUCO running back Kobe McCrary commits to U

Kobe McCrary is the first running back commitment for the Gophers in the Class of 2016.
FBS Championship
Final, 1/11
1 2 3 4 F
Alabama 14-1 7 7 7 24 45
Clemson 14-1 14 0 10 16 40
Gophers Men's Basketball
Final, 2/4
1 2 F
Minnesota 6-17 23 35 58
Northwestern 16-8 37 45 82
Gophers Women's Basketball
Final, 2/4
1 2 3 4 F
Rutgers 13-10 16 24 11 21 72
Minnesota 15-7 23 20 18 24 85
Gophers Football
Final, 12/28
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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