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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Gophers’ powerhouse softball team isn’t hiding their shock and anger over being unseeded going into the NCAA tournament. The Gophers are 54-3, but didn’t land one of the top 16 …

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    16 May 17
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Guiding Minnesota to the best single-season turnaround in the country last year has earned coach Richard Pitino a contract extension. Minnesota announced the extension on Wednesday. It runs through the 2021-22 season. …

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    04 May 17
  • 3 Minnesota footballers cleared by school in assault case

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Three Minnesota football players were cleared of sexual harassment allegations while another’s punishment was upheld in the final round of appeals at the school. Attorney Ryan Pacyga says defensive back Antoine Winfield …

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    21 Mar 17
  • Middle Tennessee takes down Big Ten's Minnesota 81-72

    MILWAUKEE (AP) – Reggie Upshaw scored 19 points, Giddy Potts added 15 and Middle Tennessee took down another Big Ten team in the NCAA Tournament, beating Minnesota 81-72 on Thursday. Twelfth-seeded Middle Tennessee proved it …

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    17 Mar 17
  • Dupree McBrayer

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – Dupree McBrayer scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half, and Minnesota beat struggling No. 24 Maryland 89-75 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight victory. The Golden …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Murphy-led Minnesota outlasts Iowa 101-89 in 2OT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jordan Murphy scored a career-high 25 points with 19 rebounds, Nate Mason had 25 points and seven assists and Minnesota outlasted Iowa 101-89 in double overtime on Wednesday night. Playing an extra …

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    09 Feb 17
  • Ray Christensen, voice of the Gophers, dies at 92

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Ray Christensen, who did play-by-play for the Minnesota Gophers for 50 years, has died at age 92. Christensen’s son, Jim, said his father died Sunday after an upper respiratory infection. Christensen was …

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    07 Feb 17
  • Ohio State deals Minnesota fourth straight loss 78-72

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Marc Loving and Trevor Thompson each scored 19 points to lift Ohio State over Minnesota 78-72 on Wednesday night. Thompson’s total was a career high, and he also led the Buckeyes …

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    26 Jan 17