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December 3

NCAA women's basketball rankings

A looking at where Lindsay Whalen's Gophers are ranked by The Associated Press and others.
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December 3
Richard Pitino and the Gophers break down loss in Big Ten opener

Richard Pitino and the Gophers break down loss in Big Ten opener

Gophers coach Richard Pitino, Jordan Murphy and Matz Stockman try to explain their blowout loss at No. 16 Ohio State Sunday.
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December 3
Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur, right, drives to the basket against Ohio State's C.J. Jackson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sun

No. 16 Ohio State's physical play too much for U in Big Ten opener

The Gophers didn't look ready for the toughness of the Big Ten and were completely overmatched physically in a 79-59 loss against the No. 16 Buckeyes on Sunday.
Gophers
December 3
Pitino: Gophers couldn't keep up with Ohio State's strengh, skills

Pitino: Gophers couldn't keep up with Ohio State's strengh, skills

Lots of questions remain for the Gophers men's basketball after suffering the second loss in three games Sunday in the Big Ten opener at Ohio State
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December 3

Gophers to face Oregon on third round of NCAA volleyball

Times for the Minneapolis Region matches of the NCAA volleyball tournament were announced Sunday, with the second-seeded Gophers scheduled to play 15th-seeded Oregon at 3:30 p.m. Friday in the second of two games at Maturi Pavilion.
Gophers
December 3
Destiny Pitts (3) drove to the basket in the second quarter.

Defense, solid finish move U women to 7-0 in win over Air Force

The Gophers remained perfect Sunday thanks to a defense that remains stifling and despite an offense that continues sputtering.
Gophers
December 3
Second-year coach P.J. Fleck has a chance to lead the Gophers to a winning season in their return to the Quick Lane Bowl.

'It's the next right step.' Gophers face Georgia Tech in Quick Lane Bowl

The Gophers will face a unique challenge on defense and a coach who will be on the sidelines for the final time as their reward for making a bowl game in P.J. Fleck's second season.
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December 2
Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson, right, posts up against Minnesota's Daniel Oturu during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2

Gophers-No. 16 Ohio State men's basketball game recap

Highlights from the Gophers' 79-59 loss at No. 16 Ohio State on Sunday.
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December 2

No. 16 Ohio State 79, Gophers 59

The Gophers struggled on the road in their Big Ten opener, getting routed by No. 16 Ohio State 79-59.
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December 2
TaQuon Marshall, one of the signal-callers in Georgia Tech’s two-quarterback attack, has accounted for more than 1,700 yards of offense and 11 touch

About Georgia Tech, Gophers' opponent in Quick Lane Bowl

The Yellow Jackets won their opener before losing three games in a row. But they won six of their next seven games to secure bowl eligibility before losing their regular-season finale, 45-21 at Georgia.
Gophers
December 2
Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson, left, is fouled by Syracuse's Marek Dolezaj during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2

Pregame: Buckeyes can challenge Gophers inside

Last season's Big Ten player of the year Keita Bates-Diop is now in the NBA. But can the Gophers handle Ohio State's 270-pound Kaleb Wesson inside in the conference opener?
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December 2
U will face Georgia Tech in Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26 in Detroit

U will face Georgia Tech in Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26 in Detroit

The Yellow Jackets are 7-5 overall and went 3-5 in the ACC, finishing second in the Coastal Division.
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December 2
Minnesota middle blocker Regan Pittman scored a point off a spike early in the first set against South Carolina

Gophers sweep South Carolina to reach NCAA volleyball Sweet 16

The tournament's No. 2 seed swept South Carolina 25-12, 25-15, 25-15.
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December 2

Déjà vu: Gophers hockey again ties Ohio State, again loses point in OT

The Gophers rallied from a two-goal deficit but the Buckeyes took the extra point for conference purposes thanks to freshman winger Quinn Preston's 3-on-3 overtime score.
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December 2

Fourth line leads U women's hockey to win over Yale

Two forwards who rarely score got first period goals for the Gophers.
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December 2

Gophers-South Carolina game recap

A look back at Saturday's sweep.
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December 2

NCAA volleyball Sweet 16 breakdown

The regional semifinals and finals will take place on Friday and Saturday at four sites with the winners advancing to the Final Four at Target Center.
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December 1
Alabama players celebrate after a win over Georgia for the Southeastern Conference championship

College Football Playoff list awaits clarity

Here are Randy Johnson's projections for the playoff semifinals and the rest of the New Year's Six bowls
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December 1
Gophers forward Jordan Murphy reached out to grab a loose ball in the first half Friday night vs. Oklahoma State at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Where does Gophers men's basketball fit in a much-improved Big Ten?

Seven Big Ten teams were ranked in the latest poll, the most since 1999. And 10 teams received Associated Press Top 25 votes, including the Gophers.
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December 1
The Gophers' Taiye Bello (5) celebrate after beating Syracuse 72-68 on Thursday

Bello winning battle of boards for U women's basketball

Tayie Bello is fourth in the nation in rebounds per game (14.3), fourth in offensive rebounds per game (6.2) and 10th in the nation in offensive rebounding rate (23.1).