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  • Shields scores 15, Nebraska hangs on to beat Minnesota 52-49

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Shavon Shields scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and Nebraska survived an eight-minute field-goal drought to end the game to beat Minnesota 52-49 on Tuesday night. The …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Former Gophers quarterback enters plea in fight case

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that left a former Mankato football player with a serious brain injury. Nelson pleaded …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Ex-Gophers quarterback reaches plea deal in assault case

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The attorney for Philip Nelson says the former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that injured former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker …

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    20 Jan 15
  • Uthoff's shot lifts Iowa to 77-75 win at Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jarrod Uthoff’s pull-up jumper with 3.5 seconds left Tuesday lifted Iowa to a 77-75 victory over Minnesota, sealed when DeAndre Mathieu’s full-court drive for a layup at the buzzer was ruled a …

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    14 Jan 15
  • Woe-and-4 Minnesota scrambling after 0-4 start in Big Ten

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Golden Gophers have dug themselves quite a hole. They started the year with hopes of returning to the NCAA tournament after missing out last season under new coach Richard …

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    13 Jan 15
  • Carlos Morris, Shannon Scott

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Marc Loving’s jump shot from the lane with 5.6 seconds left in overtime lifted No. 22 Ohio State to a 74-72 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night, helping the Buckeyes escape …

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    07 Jan 15
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      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota women’s basketball team has cracked the Associated Press national rankings for the first time in nearly nine years. The AP Top 25 poll released on Monday had the Gophers …

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    06 Jan 15
  • No. 16 Missouri rumbles past Minnesota, 33-17

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl. Missouri (11-3) won its …

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    02 Jan 15