Running back Mohamed Ibrahim will be a star attraction for whatever bowl game the Gophers land in.

Where will Gophers go bowling? Think Pinstripe or Music City

Randy Johnson's College Football Insider: The bowl outlook is complicated, and will be resolved Sunday. Here's a look at how it could shake out for the Gophers, and how they factor into a handful of scenarios.

After McCutcheon's decision to resign, Gophers volleyball surged

December 1
The Gophers celebrated after defeating Indiana in their final regular season match at home this year. They went 11-2 after coach Hugh McCutcheon annou
Minnesota opens the NCAA tournament Thursday as the No. 8 overall seed after a stellar finish to Big Ten play. Butt the Gophers start to this season was rocky — and then came shocking news.

Souhan: Former U assistant talks about her dad, Whalen, McCutcheon

December 1
Gophers women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen was named to another Hall of Fame recently and said she was honored, but a little fatigued over all
Carly Thibault-Dudonis mulls over several subjects: Whether former boss Lindsay Whalen is dealing with Hall of Fame fatigue; her father, Mike Thibault, retiring as a WNBA coach but remaining as a GM; and U volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon maybe just needing a change.

U basketball recruit Christie off to hot senior year start in Illinois

December 1
The 6-6 four-star guard added strength to his already polished offensive game to become an offensive force.

Gophers volleyball plays host to first two rounds of NCAA tournament

December 1
The tournament starts Friday with Northern Iowa facing Florida State and Minnesota facing Southeastern Louisiana.

Gophers men's hockey heads to Michigan State after rough series

December 1
The Spartans are vastly improved. In preparation, Gophers coach Bob Motzko said his team put last weekend's series against Arizona State "right in the garbage can."

Gophers women's hockey to face MSU Mankato team on upswing

December 1
The Mavericks fell to 0-6 after getting swept resoundingly by the Gophers in mid-October but have since gone 7-1.
Colleges
December 1
USC quarterback Caleb Williams smiled after the Trojans defeated Notre Dame 38-27 last Saturday in Los Angeles.

Conference championship picks: USC or Utah? Kansas State or TCU?

Utah defeated USC once this season, but can the Utes make it twice? And TCU could punch its ticket to the College Football Playoff with one more win against Kansas State.
Gophers
December 1
Minnesota’s Carter Booth (52), left, and McKenna Wucherer (3) block at the net against Illinois earlier this season.

Reusse: At 6-7, Booth gives U volleyball next-level blocking game

Carter Booth was named first-team All-Big Ten on Wednesday as a freshman. In addition to height, Booth's mobility brings a new dimension to volleyball for the NCAA-bound Gophers.
Gopher fan Andrew Mercado celebrates the Gopher’s first point in the first period. The Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey hosted the Minnesota State M
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December 1
Concordia (St. Paul) volleyball coach Brady Starkey (2008 photo) has led the Golden Bears to the Division II national tournament in Seattle and on Wed

Two Concordia (St. Paul) volleyball players named All-America

Jasmine Mulvihill and Teegan Starkey of the Golden Bears are Division II first-team All-America picks, chosen by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Gophers
November 30
Braun can't be stopped, but Gophers are by Wake Forest 63-59

Braun can't be stopped, but Gophers are by Wake Forest 63-59

Despite a game-high 27 points from freshman Mara Braun, the Gophers trailed early and clawed back into the game, only to fall short at the end because of Jewel Spear's three-pointer with four seconds left.
Gophers
November 30
Gophers outside hitter Taylor Landfair, shown going for a kill against Wisconsin earlier this season, led the Big Ten in kills and points per set.

Gophers' Landfair named Big Ten Volleyball Player of the Year

After missing the bulk of last season because of a torn abdominal muscle, Taylor Landfair anchored the Gophers and led the Big Ten in points and kills.
Gopher fan Andrew Mercado celebrates the Gopher’s first point in the first period. The Minnesota Gophers men’s hockey hosted the Minnesota State M
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November 30
Running back Mohamed Ibrahim (24), center John Michael Schmitz (60) and quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) have had long, distinguished careers for the Gop

U football stars Ibrahim, Schmitz named first-team All-Big Ten

Running back Mohamed Ibrahim and center John Michael Schmitz, a pair of sixth-year seniors who are among the best at their positions in Gophers history, received the honor Wednesday.
Gophers
November 30
Safety Tyler Nubin (27) was among 11 Gophers honored by the Big Ten on Tuesday. The conference’s offensive awards come Wednesday.

U football: An honor, two snubs and three Gophers plan to transfer

Tyler Nubin was named second team All-Big Ten, but John Michael Schmitz was and Mohamed Ibrahimn weren't named finalists for awards honoring the best players at their positions.
Colleges
November 30
Glenn Caruso and his St. Thomas Tommies are league champions, and also postseason spectators.

Neal: St. Thomas ponders challenge to playoff ban after winning title

St. Thomas won the Pioneer League football title in only its second year in Division I and is wondering whether the deal it made with the NCAA to jump from Division III to D-I should be changed.
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November 30
Gophers coach Ben Johnson reacted during the first half of Monday’s loss at Virginia Tech.

Four takeaways from Gophers men's basketball loss at Virginia Tech

Monday's Big Ten/ACC Challenge loss revealed offensive issues and how the Gophers are utilizing Jamison Battle, Dawson Garcia and Pharrel Payne.
Gophers
November 30

University of Minnesota athletes keep excelling in academics

Gophers athletes, in the NCAA's newest Graduation Success Rate (GSR), weighed in at 94%. They have recorded the five highest GSR statistics in school history over the past five years.
Sports
November 29
Quarterback Jaran Roste leads Bethel on the field, and stays quite busy off of it.

A big delay, then a big win; former Gophers QB leads another winner

Football Across Minnesota: Bethel's surprising playoff victory came 30 hours after landing in Oregon. Bryan Cupito has found a new football love in Minneapolis: the Phelps Falcons. More on P.J. Fleck's "you all" comment, Justin Jefferson's greatness and more.
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November 29
Gophers guard Amaya Battle is first on the team in blocks (1.2) and assists (5.2), second in rebounding (7.2) and steals (1.5), third in minutes (28.5

Battle fills the Gophers' stat sheet and leaves team smiling, too

Amaya Battle, a freshman from Hopkins, comes off the bench but produces like a starter. She leads all Big Ten freshmen in rebounding and assists.
Gophers
November 29
Gophers guard Katie Borowicz defended against Western Illinois’ Addi Brownfield (13) when the teams met on Nov. 7 at Williams Arena.

Gophers women to face Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Wake Forest went 4-14 in the ACC last season and is 4-3 overall so far this year.
Gophers
November 28
Virginia Tech’s Sean Pedulla scored from underneath the basket while being guarded by Gophers forward Dawson Garcia in the first half Monday.

Gophers men's hoops leave offense at home in 67-57 loss at Virginia Tech

It was the second consecutive loss for Ben Johnson's squad where it couldn't overcome a long scoring drought in the first half.
Gophers
November 28
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November 28
Dawson Garcia, left, leads the Gophers in points (15.8) and rebounds (6.7) this season.

Gophers men hope to win the points in paint battle at Virginia Tech

Monday night's Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup between the Gophers and Hokies could be decided inside.
Gophers
November 28
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck has begun retooling the roster for next season.

Gophers land wide receiver transfer from rival Wisconsin

Markus Allen, who was a four-star recruit coming out of Ohio, played six games for the Badgers this year, making seven receptions for 91 yards and a touchdown.
Gophers
November 28
Athan Kaliakmanis released a pass during the Gophers’ 23-16 victory at Wisconsin on Saturday.

Gophers QB Kaliakmanis named Big Ten co-freshman of the week

Making his fourth career start, the redshirt freshman completed 19 of 29 passes for 319 yards and two touchdowns while leading a fourth-quarter comeback.
Sports
November 28
Minnesota quarterback Athan Kaliakmanis (8) celebrates with the Paul Bunyan’s Axe trophy Saturday.

Patrick Reusse on P.J. Fleck's sensitivity + Vikings, Wolves and Gophers volleyball

On Monday's Daily Delivery podcast, Reusse and host Michael Rand discussed the big Gophers win over Wisconsin and Fleck's choice of words after the game.
Gophers
November 27
Gophers guard Katie Borowicz (23) filled the stat sheet on Sunday against Liberty.

Gophers women's basketball team rebounds with victory over Liberty

The Gophers split two games at the Cavalier Classic and now get ready for Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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