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Coach Hugh McCutcheon is adding pieces to a team that reached the Elite Eight last season.
Haley has more than 30 years of experience, most recently as the defensive line coach at Missouri.
The Gophers, Minnesota State Mankato, St. Cloud State and Minnesota Duluth are all represented on the men's team.
The original schedule set up nicely for a strong Minnesota start. But without changing the teams on Minnesota's schedule, the conference dramatically altered the picture.
After making 42 career starts for the Wolverines, Filiaga will have one year of eligibility remaining at Minnesota.
Darnell Jefferies was teammates at Clemson with Nyles Pinckney, who transferred to the Gophers at this time last year.
Chad Wilt, the defensive line coach, is the third departure from the Gophers coaching staff in four days. All have received promotions.
The Gophers coach led the team to the Women's Final Four as a player before winning four WNBA titles with the Lynx and two gold medals with Team USA.
Finlay was a mainstay for the Loons after arriving via trade in 2017, their first season in MLS.
The Loons will open the season on the road, Feb. 26, and play the regular season finale at home on Oct. 9.
The game will be played at Doug Woog Arena in South St. Paul. Tickets go on sale Thursday morning.
Hugh McCutcheon new deal will keep him with the Gophers through the 2025 season, pending Board of Regents approval.
The Scarlet Knights announced that the decision not to travel to Minneapolis was non-COVID related.
The local standouts have made their commitments to Lindsay Whalen and the Gophers heading into Wednesday's national signing day.
Fleck's salary, buyout and assistant coaches' salary pool will all change under the terms of his new deal. Here's how.
The son of Vikings GM Rick Spielman had three strong years as a receiver at Nebraska before transferring to TCU, where he has battled injuries for two seasons.
Brad Frost, who has won four NCAA titles with the Gophers, will remain under contract through the 2023-24 season.
The running back has been dealing with an unspecified medical condition suffered late in Saturday's Gophers victory at Purdue.
An independent review panel overturned a red card issued to Minnesota United star Emanuel Reynoso last Saturday against FC Dallas.
Running back Trey Potts remained hospitalized in Indiana on Thursday, five days after being taken by ambulance after the Purdue game.
The college hockey season has barely just begun, but teams from Minnesota are sitting tall atop the national rankings, including the No, 4 Gophers.
The series was rescheduled for Jan. 14-15 at 3M Arena at Mariucci.
Bob Motzko will receive the extension and a raise under terms of a new agreement that needs to be approved by the Board of Regents.
The Tommies are back on the road this week, this time to the East Coast.
Here are some of the other notable upsets for the Gophers under coach P.J. Fleck, others in their recent history and others around college football.
Minnesota and St. Thomas have played before. But Thursday night's volleyball match at Maturi Pavilion will be their first competition as Division I opponents.
Gable Steveson will begin defense of his NCAA heavyweight title when the Gophers open their season at the Bison Open in Fargo.
The 12-game schedule opens Thursday vs. Ohio State.
Fanendo Adi was a 6-foot-4 goal scoring force for the Portland Timbers from 2015-2017 but has scored only four MLS goals since then.
Josh Campion started all 39 games the Gophers played between 2012-14 under former coach Jerry Kill, and was an honorable-mention All-Big Ten offensive tackle in 2014.
The Tommies said they are looking to find another opponent to replace St. Francis on Sept. 4, which was scheduled to be their first game as a Division I team.
Sarah Bacon has won four NCAA titles for the Gophers, including two this March.
The Twins took pitchers from Michigan and Nebraska, and followed by taking a third baseman from Oklahoma State. Read about them and tap here for live video of the draft.
Maeda blanked Kansas City for six innings in his previous start, which included a new uniform look.
The U.S. residency roster includes six players from Minnesota, the most of any state, and eight current or former Gophers, including Amanda Kessel.
The 6-11 Garcia spent one season at Marquette, which has undergone a coaching change from Steve Wojciechowski to Shaka Smart.
Williamson, who rushed for more than 3,000 yards as a high school senior, has battled injuries at the U.
Steve Plasencia retired as Gophers men's cross country coach and assistant track and field coach Thursday, saying the decision was unrelated to the University of Minnesota's decision to cut indoor track.
Eric Curry was ready to take on a graduate assistant role with Ben Johnson's staff but is returning to play for a sixth season.
The league shuttered operations this week, as expected, following the departure of seven teams that have joined the newly revived CCHA.
These Minnesota natives have more than 1.3 million Instagram followers combined, which adds to what they can command for endorsement deals.
The Gophers were one of several other Power Five teams that offered Hill-Murray's Lucas Heyer, a consensus four-star recruit, a scholarship.
The stadium had been known as TCF Bank Stadium since it opened in 2009, but Huntington Bank's merger with TCF was finalized this month.
The name change from TCF Bank Stadium is being made because Huntington Bancshares and TCF Financial announced a merger in December.
Jennison, the Scots' winningest coach in 50 years, led the school to the 2014 Division III playoffs.
Golan, the 2016 Big Ten Coach of the Year, hails from St. Charles, Mo., and spent nine seasons coaching the Gophers.
Joe Rossi's new deal would keep him under contract through the 2022 season, pending regents approval.
Senior Lexy Ramler and Ona Loper, who helped lead the team to its first Big Ten title since 2006, will use the extra year of eligibility allowed because of the pandemic.
The wildcat quarterback entered the transfer portal in February and will be heading back to Texas, where he also played some of his high school football.
Former Minnehaha Academy star Jalen Suggs made the announcement the same day his good friend Chet Holmgren committed to the Zags.
Grant Cruikshank, the son of Olympic speedskaters Bonnie Blair and David Cruikshank, has two years of college eligibility remaining.
Payton Willis spent last season at College of Charleston, and Jamal Mashburn Jr. is reuniting with former Gophers coach Richard Pitino.
The Tommies will instead hold an intrasquad scrimmage, and Augsburg will face Martin Luther on Sunday in New Ulm.
Two hours after announcing the free tickets were available online, the Gophers said they were sold out and directed fans to a waiting list.
The 6-5 center will be eligible to play for the Gophers this coming season.
The senior from Florida is the seventh Gophers player to win the award, and two other teammates joined her on the Big Ten's first team.
The Johnnies listed several factors that led to their decision, including the logistical challenges of competing amid the pandemic.
The 6-10 center from Chicago played sparingly this season.
Jamison Battle, a 6-7 forward, averaged 17.3 points and 5.2 rebounds at George Washington last season.
A different March Madness awaits, with the entire 2021 Big Dance enclosed in Indianapolis and surrounding communities.
The NWHL rescheduled its postseason after calling off games because of a COVID-19 outbreak last month in Lake Placid.
The Gophers men's team was at No. 2 before getting swept against Wisconsin by scores of 4-1 and 8-1 last weekend.
Instead of finishing the Big Ten season with a Black Friday game against Nebraska, the Gophers will now conclude by hosting the Border Battle.
Claeys, who said he has lost 125 pounds, said his decision was not health related and left open the possibility of returning to coaching.
Minnesota is getting a former four-star recruit who didn't see much playing time at Texas A&M and a graduate transfer from North Carolina State.
The WCHA announced a partial schedule, with eight games for each team before the holidays.
Even with a coronavirus pandemic confining him mostly to his home, Hartman arranged a ride to coach P.J. Fleck's house in mid-May, for a driveway interview.
Redman had been the team's coach since 2011, and the U plans a national search to replace her.
Iowa announced that with the Big Ten's postponement of fall sports, its athletic department projects a $100 million budget deficit.
The Big Ten is close to postponing football season, possibly from fall to spring semester because of the pandemic, with an announcement expected in coming days, according to multiple news outlets.
He built a telecommunications network from Hector, Minn., and helped rescue Canterbury in 1994.
The MIAC on Thursday joined the growing list of college sports leagues nationally that have banned nonconference games for fall sports.
It's the first time in the NCAA's modern era that a school has received permission to reclassify from Division III to Division I.
Minnesota's previous record was 18 programs in the NCAA's annual look at each team's Academic Progress Rate.
The new deal, approved by the Board of Regents, gives Coyle an annual salary of $975,000 and the chance to earn more through incentives.