Trailing 24-22 in the fourth set against Creighton in the NCAA Tournament Saturday night, the season was on the line for the University of Minnesota volleyball team.
The Gophers (23-5) earned the No. 7 overall seed and host a regional this weekend at Maturi Pavilion that includes Fairfield, Iowa State and Creighton. The team to come out of the regional Saturday night likely heads to No. 2-seeded Texas.
On the same day Eric Curry went down with a season-ending knee injury in early October, Richard Pitino awarded Gophers senior guard Brady Rudrud a scholarship.
The Gophers (23-5, 17-3) earned the No. 7 overall seed and were placed in the Texas Region. Minnesota will host a regional this weekend that includes Fairfield, Iowa State and Creighton. The Gophers will open NCAA Tournament play against Fairfield (24-5) at 7 p.m. Friday at Maturi Pavilion.
Dawson Garcia made his decision official on Wednesday. He'll play college basketball at Marquette next year, choosing the Golden Eagles over the Gophers, Indiana and Memphis.
The Gophers are back home Thursday night to face Central Michigan, looking to end a three-game losing streak that featured two true road games and a neutral site game in the span of six days.
Saturday is a huge day for the University of Minnesota and the Gophers, and now the football team has the full power of the state's executive branch behind them.
The Gophers men's basketball team, under seventh-year coach Richard Pitino, opens the 2019-20 season Tuesday night against Cleveland State at Williams Arena.
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball season doesn’t officially start until Nov. 5, but the Gophers opened their home schedule with an exhibition against Southwest Minnesota State at Williams Arena Monday night.
Saturday's big win helped the Gophers make a leap in the AP Top 25 Poll and cracking the poll's top 15 teams.
In two weeks, the Gophers will face the biggest game of the season as the unbeaten team hosts another 8-0 squad at TCF Bank Stadium.
As the Gophers were gearing up to keep their undefeated streak alive at home versus Maryland, a young P.J. Fleck took to the sideline at TCF Bank Stadium ahead of the game on Saturday.
Tears flowed Saturday as four-time cancer survivor Casey O'Brien stepped onto the field for the first time for the Gophers, holding kicks for the team as they got a win.
Gophers junior forward Eric Curry remains positive and says he's in good spirits despite suffering a season-ending knee injury in practice last week.
It’s official: Gopher men's basketball forward Eric Curry is out for another season.
The Gophers are coming off their first Big Ten loss, a 3-0 sweep at Wisconsin on Sunday.
The Gophers are hosting Alumni Weekend and welcoming back former players. Brad Frost will host a pregame meal with former U women’s hockey players, there will be an alumni game Sunday morning and the 1999-2000 national championship team will be honored.
Saturday night, Gopher fans were preparing not only for a game against Nebraska, but also for the big chill as temperatures dipped well below average.
The Gophers have seven new players on the squad as Richard Pitino enters his seventh season at the University of Minnesota.
The Gopher women's hockey team opens its 2018-19 season with a pair of exhibitions this weekend at Ridder Arena, including facing the Minnesota Whitecaps.