Gophers
September 4, 2018
Blue-chip special: Home visits for Rochester's Hurt, Hopkins' Nnaji starting

Blue-chip special: Home visits for Rochester's Hurt, Hopkins' Nnaji starting

Beginning Sunday, some of the nation's top college basketball coaches will be visiting Matthew Hurt in Rochester and Hopkins star Zeke Nnaji. Here's an update on who's coming.
Gophers
September 4, 2018
Bought a ticket for Nebraska's canceled game? Too bad, no refund

Bought a ticket for Nebraska's canceled game? Too bad, no refund

Per ESPN.com’s story: “No refunds will be issued for game tickets, many of which were sold on the secondary market."
Gophers
September 3, 2018
At the request of Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck, reigning Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield (right, now with the Cleveland Browns) made a pho

Gophers QB Annexstad hears from a famous walk-on

At the request of Gophers coach P.J. Fleck, reigning Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield made a phone call to Annexstad on the eve of his first start as a true freshman.
Gophers
September 3, 2018
The Gophers (5-0) took over the top spot in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll released Monday, getting 35 first-place votes and 1,538 t

Gophers volleyball returns to No. 1 in AVCA poll for third year in a row

They will play host to previous No. 1 Stanford on Sunday.
Gophers
September 3, 2018
U's Winfield Jr. earns Big Ten special teams honor

U's Winfield Jr. earns Big Ten special teams honor

Antoine Winfield Jr. was named the conference's co-special teams player of the week after returning a punt 76 yards for a touchdown against New Mexico State.
Gophers
September 3, 2018
“After the game we spoke of how the way we played [Sunday] is our standard,” said Gophers soccer coach Stefanie Golan (shown during a 2014 game) a

Gophers soccer team loses to top-ranked Stanford in overtime 2-1

Top-ranked Stanford (4-0-0) scored the winning goal in the 94th minute when Sam Hiatt sneaked one between the posts following a corner kick. The win was Stanford's 26th straight, setting a program record.
Local
September 2, 2018
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt

NHL suspends ex-Gopher Schmidt 20 games

Nate Schmidt, now a defenseman with the Vegas Golden Knights, and team officials vigorously challenge the legitimacy of the punishment.
Gophers
September 2, 2018

Gophers volleyball rolls twice at Pavilion

The third-ranked Gophers volleyball team improved to 5-0 this season Saturday, sweeping Georgia Southern and Arkansas to win the Diet Coke Classic at Maturi Pavilion.
Gophers
September 1, 2018
Redshirt freshman Mohamed Ibrahim impressed with 101 rushing yards Thursday, but he left because of a left leg injury.

Lots to like from large group of Gophers freshmen after Game 1

Gophers insider: Thanks to a 28-point second quarter, the Gophers put the game's issue in doubt and were able to play 27 freshmen — 15 true freshmen and 12 redshirt freshmen.
Gophers
August 31, 2018

Gophers volleyball rolls over North Dakota State

Stephanie Samedy had 11 kills, Jasmyn Martin added 10 and the third-ranked Gophers volleyball team won in its Maturi Pavilion 2018 debut.
Gophers
August 31, 2018

Gophers replay: vs. New Mexico State

Running back Rodney started his senior season on a high note by rushing 24 times for 153 yards and amassing 189 all-purpose yards
Gophers
August 31, 2018
Three takeaways from the Gophers' 48-10 win over New Mexico State

Three takeaways from the Gophers' 48-10 win over New Mexico State

The freshman quarterback grew, a returning playmaker made a difference and a reliable running back wore down the Aggies.
Gophers
August 31, 2018
Minnesota's quarterback Zack Annexstad greeted New Mexico players after Minnesota defeated New Mexico State 48-10 at TCF Bank Stadium, Thursday, Augus

Scoggins: Annexstad's debut better than anyone could have expected

Freshman walk-on Zack Annexstad completed 10 of 16 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns in the first half as the Gophers sprinted away from the overmatched New Mexico State Aggies.
Gophers
August 31, 2018
Minnesota defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. broke away from New Mexico State’s defense to return the punt 76 yards for a touchdown in the second q

Poll: How do you feel about Gophers football after Thursday's win?

Gophers
August 31, 2018
P.J. Fleck greeted players on the field during pregame, including quarterback Zack Annexstad

Fleck shares funny story about freshman QB Annexstad

Gophers coach P.J. Fleck had some fun in the postgame interview room talking about freshman quarterback Zack Annexstad.
Gophers
August 31, 2018
Minnesota defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. broke away from New Mexico State’s defense to return the punt 76 yards for a touchdown in the second q

Second-quarter surge: Gophers overpower New Mexico State in opener

Behind three second-quarter touchdown drives that covered 75 yards or longer and a 76-yard punt return for a TD by Antoine Winfield Jr., the Gophers overwhelmed New Mexico State 48-10 in coach P.J. Fleck's second Minnesota opener
Gophers
August 31, 2018
Minnesota's wide receiver Seth Green faked a handoff to running back Rodney Smith and rushed for a touchdown in the second quarter Minnesota took on N

Secret weapon? Seth Green runs the wildcat, scores twice for Gophers

The former East Ridge star had a tough conversation with coach P.J. Fleck when he was told that he wasn't a quarterback candidate. But other roles have popped up.
Gophers
August 31, 2018
Gophers running back Rodney Smith

Hartman: Big second quarter settles down young Gophers in opener

Several Gophers veterans stepped up for their young teammates, and turned what was a narrow 14-10 lead with 11 minutes left in the second quarter into a blowout.
Gophers
August 31, 2018

Gophers soccer falls to DePaul; No. 1 Stanford looming

Jackie Batliner headed in a goal in the 27th minute Thursday night, and the Gophers soccer team was shut out for the second game in a row.
Gophers
August 30, 2018

Gophers-New Mexico State game recap

A look back at Thursday night's game.