Softball pitcher Amber Fiser has been among the most outspoken Gophers athletes about extending eligibility for spring sports.

Tough choices ahead as NCAA gives spring athletes another year

How this decision actually will play out is complicated because there are decisions that need to be made by both the athletes and their schools.
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Mother sentenced to 7 months in college admissions scam

A California woman was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in prison for paying bribes to rig her two daughters' college admissions exams and get one of them into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit.
Gophers
March 30
The NCAA's Division I Council voted Monday to permit spring sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seaso

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility.
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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Gophers
March 30

Minnesota's Carr says he'll enter NBA draft, not hire agent

Minnesota's Marcus Carr will declare his early entry for the NBA draft, the sophomore point guard said on Monday night in a post on his Instagram account.
Gophers
March 30

W. Illinois hires Rob Jeter as head men's basketball coach

Rob Jeter was hired on Monday as the head men's basketball coach at Western Illinois, after spending the last two seasons as an assistant at Minnesota.
Gophers
March 30

Iowa's Spencer Lee wins Hodge Trophy after dominant season

Spencer Lee of Iowa has been voted the winner of the Dan Hodge Trophy as the most dominant college wrestler in the nation.
Led by Goldy Gopher, Minnesota fans cheered during a team pep rally at the Citrus Bowl Pep Rally, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Orlando, FL.
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March 30

'There's no blueprint' - Virus upends college recruiting

After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women's Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the…
Gophers
March 29
In this April 5, 1993 photo, Michigan's Chris Webber, guarded by North Carolina's Derrick Phelps (14), called a timeout in the closing moments of the

Webber's TO vs Tar Heels among iconic March Madness moments

When North Carolina went on to beat Michigan and its Fab Five 77-71, the Webber timeout went down in history as one of the tournament's key plays.
Gophers
March 29

Georgetown's Mac McClung to test NBA waters, could return

Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung announced Sunday that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will maintain his eligibility so he can return to college.
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State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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March 29

Arizona's McDonald to return for senior season

Arizona guard Aari McDonald will return for her senior season, bypassing a chance to leave early for the WNBA."I am already counting down the days…
Gophers
March 29

AP Was There: NC State stuns Houston 54-52 for '83 title

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament.…
Gophers
March 28

NCAA's greatest hits: Austin Carr's record 61 points in 1970

Austin Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball.LSU's Pete Maravich was scoring 40 a night and still No.…
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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March 28

AP Was There: Villanova shoots lights out to upend Hoyas

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament.…
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March 27
Minnesota Duluth defenseman Scott Perunovich led the NCHC in scoring this season.

Minnesota Duluth star defenseman Scott Perunovich agrees to terms with Blues

The junior from Hibbing, Minn., and Hobey Baker Award top 10 finalist will forgo his senior season with the Bulldogs to join the St. Louis organization. He was a second-round draft pick in 2018.
Gophers
March 27

Live tweeting replays helping fill the college hoops void

Kansas had kept Derrick Rose in check well into the 2008 national championship game when coach Bill Self decided it was time to change defenses…
Gophers
March 27

Coaches find ways to support young athletes feeling adrift

Morgan Coppoc finds herself in a situation similar to so many other college athletes across the country, hundreds of miles away from campus and lost without her routine and her tennis teammates at Georgia.
Gophers
March 27

NCAA weighs more eligibility for sports cut short by virus

The NCAA Division I Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to allow another year of eligibility for spring sport athletes such as baseball,…
Gophers
March 27

AP Was There: Duke ends UNLV's repeat bid in '91 Final Four

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament.…
Vikings
March 27

New playbook: Women rising through NFL ranks at many levels

Sophia Lewin was 12 years old when she told her father about her career goal: coaching football.
Gophers
March 27

Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

Canceling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the…
Gophers
March 27

Signing college free agents is rare NHL business going on

Because hockey at every level is on hiatus and rinks are empty, signing college free agents is the only real business that can be done in the NHL right now, and more than a dozen have inked contracts since the season was paused March 12.