MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Hobie Artigue sits down with University of Minnesota Women's Basketball Coach Lindsey Whalen to discuss the Gophers 12-1 start.
Gophers: 'We dug the foundation'
If the University of Minnesota football team ends up being annual contenders in the Big Ten West with PJ Fleck, it can point to two dates during last season where the turn started.
The first? Nov. 3. The Gophers, off to a 1-4 start in the Big Ten, gave up 55 points and 445 yards rushing to Illinois. It was Minnesota's fifth loss in six games to start the Big Ten season. In those six games, Minnesota was allowing 43.1 points per game.
At Big Ten Media Day Thursday, Fleck started to call the Illinois game a bad loss, then backed off and called it a big loss. Something had to change. Days later, Robb Smith was fired as the team's defensive coordinator. Fleck and Smith were close friends and it wasn't an easy move to make, but Fleck had to make a change.Read the full article
Gophers coach believes young football team can mature into a contender
College football season is just a little over a month away and the Gophers are looking to build on last year’s success.
Thursday, players and coaches took a look at the year ahead at Big Ten media day in Chicago.
The Gophers finished the 2018 campaign with a lot of momentum, defeating Wisconsin at Wisconsin to re-claim the ax for the first time in over a decade. They followed that up with a bowl win over Georgia Tech -- but with that success comes added expectations.Read the full article
Wolves introduce draft picks, sign Naz Reid
Work ethic won’t be an issue when it comes to the three newest rookies with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas arrived to the Timberwolves’ facility Thursday morning, met by one of his rookies on his way out. Jarrett Culver was in working out at 6 a.m. Crafting his game at all hours is a thing of regular occurrence lately. On NBA Draft night, Culver went and worked out after being picked and fulfilling media obligations.
The gym is his comfort zone, his second home.Read the full article
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