Gophers add Donnell Greene, another JUCO offensive lineman

Gophers add Donnell Greene, another JUCO offensive lineman

Donnell Greene will transfer to the Gophers from Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College and have three years of eligibility remaining.

Graduate Buggs transfers to USC

June 23
The former U of M forward looked to be the odd man out of the rotation next year.

Pitino: Lynch still suspended, 2016-17 schedule toughest

June 23
The Gophers coach posted some updated thoughts now that most of the 2015-16 team is in town.
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June 20

Woodbury tight end Nathan Bursch commits to Gophers

The Gophers landed their fifth in-state commitment for the Class of 2017 on Monday, when Woodbury tight end Nathan Bursch announced he was staying home for college.
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June 15

Star East Ridge running back London commits to Gophers

Dominik London committed to the Gophers after rushing for 2,211 yards last year as a junior.
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June 10

Claeys keeps perspective, as NFL Draft analysts tout Leidner

Tracy Claeys said some of the analysts have gotten ahead of themselves, but the coach believes Leidner is positioned to have a big senior year.
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June 9

Chryst raves about Hill Murray's 'Three Sack Jack'

Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst said Thursday that former Hill Murray linebacker Jack Cichy "truly has a knack for the game."
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June 8

Grant Ryerse, a standout kicker from East Ridge, commits to Gophers

Grant Ryerse is rated as the nation's No. 2 kicker in the Class of 2017 by 247Sports.com, and committed to Minnesota over offers from Northwestern and Cal.
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June 8

For Coyle and Claeys, it all started at Dairy Queen

Gophers coach Tracy Claeys joked that meeting his new boss in public for the first time was all part of a strategy.
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June 8
Hopkins guard Amir Coffey (13) looked on in frustration after being ca...

Pitino: New Gophers ready to start proving themselves

Who rises above the pack will be determined this summer in practices. Coach Richard Pitino said everyone will be on campus by this weekend to begin the sorting out.
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June 8

Leidner can go full speed as Gophers captains' practice starts

Quarterback Mitch Leidner had surgery to repair ligament damage in his left foot two days after being named the MVP of the Quick Lane Bowl.
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June 7

Former Gophers guard Mathieu still hoping for a shot at pro ball

After a frustrating first year out of school, the former Minnesota point guard is hoping to maneuver his fate once again -- this time with a pro job overseas.
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June 4
Ava Pitino and Muhammad Ali, in Louisville in 2012.

Pitino on Ali: "He had a great pride for Louisville ...He's a pretty amazing guy."

The Gophers coach collected a patchwork of memories about the legendary boxer while in the Derby City.
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June 3

Former Oregon defensive back Eric Amoako transfers to Gophers

The Gophers added depth at defensive back Friday, with Eric Amoako, a defensive back from Arlington, Texas, whose first two colleges were Oregon and Houston Baptist.
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June 2

Champlin Park's Wright a Gophers target at point guard

While McKinley Wright hasn't set up any official visits just yet but last week, he said that Minnesota, Iowa State, Xavier and Dayton were recruiting him the hardest.
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May 27

U of M police investigation on Lynch continues, attorney says

The Gophers' center was arrested on suspicion of rape earlier this month.
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May 24

Gophers playing Florida State again in Big Ten/ACC challenge

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team will play Florida State in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge this winter for the third time in five seasons.
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May 24

Gophers football player Gaelin Elmore wins Wilma Rudolph Award

Junior defensive end Gaelin Elmore is the second Gophers player to win the Wilma Rudolph Award in the past three years. The award is given to student athletes who've overcome long odds.
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May 21

Kyrei Fisher, a linebacker from Oklahoma, commits to Gophers

Kyrei Fisher became the third player to commit to the Gophers for the Class of 2017.
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May 16

Ryan Santoso taking over Gophers punting duties, other updates

Claeys said his plan is to have Ryan Santoso be the team's punter and longer field-goal kicker. Emmit Carpenter will go into camp as the favorite to take over the main field-goal kicking duties.
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May 15

Groenewegen legend grows a bit as Gophers take Big Ten title

Sara Groenewegen put the Gophers softball team on her shoulders this weekend and carried her teammates to the Big Ten tournament title.
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May 9
Minnesota interim head coach Tracy Claeys walks the field before a aga...

Gophers football will be prime-time TV at least twice this season

Big Ten Network announced that the Nov. 12 game at Nebraska will start at 6:30 p.m. Minnesota's season opener against Oregon State also will be in prime time.
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May 5

(Way too) early, but Mitch Leidner projected as first-round pick in '17

In his "Way-too-early 2017 NFL mock draft," ESPN's Todd McShay has Gophers QB Mitch Leidner going in the first round, No. 25 overall, to the Dallas Cowboys.