Gophers
February 19

Gameday preview: Gophers women's basketball at Maryland

The Gophers watched film Thursday and practiced Friday. "Great team, great program,'' Whalen said of the Terrapins, who are ranked ninth in the nation.
Gophers
February 19
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck

Gophers get commitment from Alexandria wide receiver Hoskins

Kristen Hoskins, who is rated as a three-star recruit, became the second player in the Class of 2022 to give the Gophers a commitment.
Gophers
February 19
 Gabe Kalscheur (22) and center Liam Robbins (0) battled for a rebound against Purdue.

Pitino: Kalscheur needs surgery on finger, Robbins has severely sprained ankle

Gabe Kalscheur, who started all 88 games of his career until this week, suffered the hand injury in practice a day before Wednesday's 82-72 loss at Indiana.
Sports
February 19
St. Cloud State, in red against Western Michigan, is battling for a top-two regional seed in the NCAA tournament.

Gophers, Mavericks, more: Projecting the NCAA men's hockey field

We're only five weeks away from puck drop in the national tournament, and details are starting to emerge. Subjectivity will play a big role this year in the selections.
Puck Drop
February 19
Gophers defenseman Mike Koster tried to get a shot around Wisconsin’s Dominick Mersch during a game at Mariucci Arena two weeks ago.

Hockey Mailbag: Wild odds, Gophers seeding, what happened to that goalie?

With the Wild season resumed and the Gophers getting close to the postseason, Randy Johnson answers reader questions about pro and college hockey.
Gophers
February 19
Ben Meyers (39) and the Gophers opened the season with a sweep against Penn State at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

Penn State cancels upcoming men's hockey series against Gophers

The Gophers and Nittany Lions were scheduled to play Feb. 27-28 in State College, but positive COVID tests in the Penn State program caused the move.
Colleges
February 19
Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs, the former Minnehaha Academy star, keeps the ball from going out of bounds during the second half of a game against Pepperd

For prep basketball stars, G League enticing but college game holds thrills

Former five-star prep prospects Jalen Suggs and Jalen Green are candidates to be the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. They have taken very different routes to that status.
Gophers
February 19
RENÉE JONES SCHNEIDER • Star Tribune Gophers center Jack Perbix (25) has given Bob Motzko added flexibility with the team’s line combinations.

Three things to watch as Gophers men's hockey enters Big Ten stretch run

The Gophers are fighting Wisconsin for the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten tournament, which comes with a first-round bye.
Colleges
February 19

Marcus Fuller's Big Ten basketball power rankings

It's getting late in the regular season, and Michigan remains the class of the conference.
Gophers
February 18
At 6-foot-3, Gophers setter Melani Shaffmaster is unusually tall for her position, and she showcases a wide range of skills.

U volleyball prodigy Shaffmaster's first surprise was committing in 8th grade

Freshman Melani Shaffmaster felt at home from the moment she set foot on the Minnesota campus, and has quickly became an integral part of the lineup.
Gophers
February 18
Angus Flanagan

Gophers golfer Flanagan shoots 75 in Round 1 of Genesis Invitational

Gophers senior Angus Flanagan shot a 4-over par 75 in the opening round of the PGA Tour's Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on Thursday.
Gophers
February 18

Series preview: Gophers volleyball at Nebraska

The No. 5 Gophers face their first top-five opponent of the season in fourth-ranked Nebraska (6-0). Four of the Gophers' victories have come against ranked teams, including two wins last weekend over No. 8 Penn State.
Gophers
February 18

Series preview: Gophers men's hockey vs. Michigan State

Fourth-ranked Minnesota swept Notre Dame 3-0, 3-0 in South Bend, Ind., last weekend as G Jack LaFontaine stopped all 52 shots he faced.
Gophers
February 18

Series preview: Gophers women's hockey at Bemidji State

6 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday Stream: FloHockey.tvU seeks to halt skid in final series of regular seasonGophers at a glance: Minnesota (9-7-1) finished a…
Gophers
February 18
Indiana’s Trayce Jackson-Davis dunks during the first half Wednesday vs. the Gophers

Another injury setback for Gophers clouds 82-72 loss at Indiana

With Gabe Kalscheur out of the lineup because of a broken finger and Liam Robbins struggling on a sprained ankle, the Gophers faded in the second half.
Gophers
February 18
Gophers forward Laura Bagwell-Katalinich (12) and center Klarke Sconiers (25) both went for a loose ball against Maryland in a game earlier this seaso

Rutgers makes Gophers women's basketball pay for turnovers

The Gophers lost 83-56 at Rutgers on Wednesday on a night in which the Scarlett Knights turned 22 Gophers turnovers into 35 points.
Gophers
February 18

Gophers-Hoosiers game recap

A look back at Wednesday's game.
Gophers
February 17
Gophers guard Gabe Kalscheur

Gophers' guard Kalscheur out 'a while' with broken finger on shooting hand

Gabe Kalscheur, a junior guard, had played every game of his college career - 88 in a row - before Wednesday.
Gophers
February 17
Gophers head coach John Anderson

U baseball coach Anderson to begin 40th season on March 5

The Gophers baseball program announced Wednesday it will play a 13-weekend, Big Ten-only regular season schedule, beginning March 5 at home against Indiana.
Gophers Basketball
February 17
Minnesota Gophers guard Gabe Kalscheur, center Liam Robbins and forward Brandon Johnson looked to get a rebound against Purdue.

Injury issues plague Gophers basketball, going for first road win tonight

The Gophers men's basketball team is dealing with several injuries going for its first road victory Wednesday at Indiana.