The Big Ten softball game between the Gophers and Illinois scheduled for Sunday afternoon at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium was canceled because of the cold weather.

The Gophers will travel to Michigan State next weekend for a three-game series.

U men's tennis wins

The Gophers men's tennis team defeated Penn State 5-2 at the Baseline Tennis Center. The Gophers (11-5, 4-1 Big Ten) went 4-for-5 in singles matches and won two of three doubles matches to earn the doubles point.

Senior Felix Corwin teamed with Josip Krstanovic for a 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles, and also won 6-2, 6-1 at fist singles over Constant De La Bassetiere.


• Coaches Mike Belseth (Breckenridge), Steve Fedie (Orono), Doug Torgerson (Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City), Ray Tri (Eden Valley-Watkins) and Terry Turek (Le Sueur-Henderson) and Brainerd Dispatch sports editor Mike Bialka will be inducted into the Minnesota Football Coaches Association at a banquet on Saturday at the Doubletree Hotel in Minneapolis. Banquet tickets can purchased online at