Gophers
February 9
Gophers forward Jack Perbix controlled the puck in the second period against Michigan State during Friday night's game.

Gophers hockey skates to weekend split with Michigan State

The Gophers saw their six-game winning streak end, losing just their second game of the second half.
Gophers
February 9
Minnesota's Daniel Oturu shoots between Penn State's Myles Dread (2) and Lamar Stevens (11) during second-half action

Oturu's career-high 32 points not enough for Gophers at Penn State

Down by as many as 19, the Gophers mounted a second-half rally on the road against the surging Nittany Lions but could not come away with the win.
Gophers
February 8

Gophers to wrestle defending national champion Penn State on Sunday at home

The No. 6 Gophers will host No. 2 Penn State, the defending national champion, at 1 p.m.
Gophers
February 8
Motzko on Saturday's 4-2 loss to Michigan State

Motzko on Saturday's 4-2 loss to Michigan State

Bob Motzko spoke Saturday at 3M Arena at Mariucci
Gophers
February 8
Gophers' Zuhlsdorf on what happened in the third period

Gophers' Zuhlsdorf on what happened in the third period

Ryan Zuhlsdorf spoke at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Saturday
Gophers
February 8

Gophers-Penn State game recap

A look back at Saturday's game
Gophers
February 8

Gophers women's hockey sweeps Bemidji State

Minnesota broke a tie with three unanswered goals in the third period. Taylor Heise's goal at 1 minute, 31 seconds of the third period gave the No. 4 Gophers the lead
Gophers
February 8

Pregame: Gophers and Penn State try to keep competitive fire from boiling over

The Gophers and Penn State men's basketball teams let trash talking during the game carry over into a heated exchange following their last meeting. How chippy will players be in the rematch Saturday?
Gophers
February 8
Alex Woken, on March, 16, 2019 at Ridder Arena.

Woken scores twice to lead Gophers women's hockey over Bemidji State

Alex Woken, a senior from Fargo, scored the first two goals of the game as Minnesota beat the Beavers for the third time this season.
Gophers
February 8
Gophers forward Sampo Ranta celebrated his second period goal with forward Ben Meyers, right, against Michigan State.

U hockey moves into tie atop Big Ten with victory over Michigan State

The Gophers scored 71 seconds into the game, and have now won eight of the past nine since beginning the second half of the season.
Gophers
February 8
Wisconsin's Trevor Anderson guards against a three-point shot by Minnesota's Payton Willis during the second half on Feb. 5

Gophers get big boost with Willis' return from injury

Payton Willis provided an impact with 21 points vs. Wisconsin. The Gophers are hoping Willis can continue to give the backcourt a lift Saturday at No. 22 Penn State.
Gophers
February 7
McLaughlin scores early goal Gophers 4-1 win against Michigan State

McLaughlin scores early goal Gophers 4-1 win against Michigan State

Blake McLaughlin spoke Friday at 3M Arena at Mariucci
Gophers
February 7
Gophers' Oturu named top 10 finalist for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

Gophers' Oturu named top 10 finalist for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

Gophers sophomore Daniel Oturu was named a top 10 finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award on Friday. The award is given to the top center in college basketball.
Gophers
February 7

Donna Olson, Gophers associate women's AD for 16 years, dies at 74

Olson, who retired from Minnesota in 2001, worked in collegiate athletics for 40 years as a coach and administrator, including her last 16 at Minnesota.
Gophers
February 7
Amber Fiser spoke to the media before the team left for College World Series last May.

Reusse: With Fiser in the circle, expectations high for Gophers despite changes

Amber Fiser keeps working to improve even after a first team All-America season.
Gophers
February 7
Mike Sanford Jr., the Gophers’ new offensive coordinator, will have a contract similar to defensive coordinator Joe Rossi.

New Gophers coordinator Sanford to make $625,000 this season

The Board of Regents are scheduled to review the contract of Mike Sanford Jr., hired as offensive coordinator, at next week's meeting.
Gophers
February 7

Gameday preview: Gophers basketball at Penn State

Saturday's game is sold out, Penn State's first since 2011.
Gophers
February 7
Gophers players Taiye Bello (5), Masha Adashchyk (23) and Jasmine Powell (4) celebrated a victory over Nebraska on Jan. 30.

Powell stars as U women hold off Wisconsin for third straight win

Freshman guard Jasmine Powell nearly matched Wisconsin point-for-point in the first half and finished with a season-high 24 points
Gophers
February 7
Former Rochester John Marshall standout Matthew Hurt is averaging 10.9 points as a freshman at Duke.

First-year phenoms mostly absent in college basketball this season

With only two freshmen among the 20 finalists for the Wooden Award, that says something about the lack of high-profile first-year stars dominating college basketball this season.
Gophers
February 6
Gophers hockey coach Bob Motzko has watched his team reel off seven wins in eight games.

Gophers trying not to overanalyze surge into Big Ten hockey race

The Gophers head into this weekend's Michigan State series riding a five-game winning streak. They have climbed to No. 18 in the PairWise and are just one point out of first place in the Big Ten.