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  • NCAA Football: Holiday Bowl-Minnesota vs Washington State

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota has fired coach Tracy Claeys. The move comes two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with …

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    04 Jan 17
  • Minnesota's Nate Mason named co-Big 10 player of week

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota junior guard Nate Mason has received a co-player of the week honor by the Big Ten. The conference announced Mason and Nebraska senior guard Tai Webster on Monday as the winners …

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    03 Jan 17
  • Minnesota coach Claeys says he risked job by backing players

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys says he knew he was risking his job last week when he expressed support for players who boycotted practices and threatened to skip a bowl game if …

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    19 Dec 16
  • Stanford beats Minnesota to reach NCAA volleyball final

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Inky Ajanaku had 15 kills and nine blocks and Stanford beat second-ranked Minnesota in four sets Thursday night to reach the NCAA women’s volleyball final. The 6-foot-6 freshmen hitting duo of …

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    16 Dec 16
  • Lynch, Murphy lead Minnesota past Northern Illinois 77-57

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Reggie Lynch and Jordan Murphy each had a double-double and Minnesota pulled away to beat Northern Illinois 77-57 Sunday. Lynch scored 11 of his career-high tying 18 points in the second half. …

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    12 Dec 16
  • Davis, No. 6 South Carolina women beat Minnesota 98-58

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Kaela Davis had 20 points off six 3-pointers and Allisha Gray 18 points as No. 6 South Carolina bounced back from its only loss with a 98-58 blowout of Minnesota on …

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    12 Dec 16
  • Gophers face Washington State in Holiday Bowl in San Diego

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota will meet Washington State in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in San Diego. The Gophers (8-4) are in the Holiday for the first time and in a California bowl for …

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    05 Dec 16
  • Minnesota AD Claeys has 'full support' as football coach

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys will return to the job next season. Athletic director Mark Coyle said Monday that Claeys has his “full support” after an 8-4 finish by the Gophers in 2016, …

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    29 Nov 16