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  • Fleck names 9 assistants at Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – New Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck has hired nine coaches for his staff, including offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca and defensive coordinator Robb Smith. The Golden Gophers announced the additions on Tuesday night. …

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    18 Jan 17
  • Miles Bridges-led Michigan State tops No. 24 Minnesota 65-47

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Miles Bridges scored all 16 of his points in the first half, helping Michigan State build a huge lead it used to cruise to a 65-47 victory over No. 24 …

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    12 Jan 17
  • Coffey, surging Minnesota outlast Ohio State 78-68

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Amir Coffey had 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, helping Minnesota stave off another setback at home with a 78-68 victory over Ohio State on Sunday night. Akeem Springs scored 18 points on …

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    09 Jan 17
  • Coffey, Mason lead Minnesota over Northwestern 70-66

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) – Amir Coffey scored 17 points, and Nate Mason hit eight free throws in the final 26 seconds to lead Minnesota to a 70-66 victory over Northwestern on Thursday night. Coffey nailed …

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    06 Jan 17
  • 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