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Gopher women’s basketball team falls in second round of Big Ten Tournament

Guard Jasmine Brunson passes the ball through defenders at Williams Arena on Sunday, March 1. The Gophers fell to Maryland 99-44.

Brendan O'Brien

March 10, 2020

The Minnesota women's basketball team failed to last more than two rounds in the Big Ten Tournament, suffering a 21-point loss to Ohio State on Thursday. The loss comes after the Gophers played well and beat their opponent Penn State by 20 points in the first game of the tournament Wednesday. Senior gu...

Ex-Gopher Jordan Murphy signs deal with Timberwolves

<p>Senior Jordan Murphy spins towards the basket on Tuesday, March 5 at Williams Arena.</p>

Nick Jungheim

September 17, 2019

On Monday, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced the signing of former Gophers basketball standout Jordan Murphy to their training camp roster.  Murphy agreed to an Exhibit 10 contract, according to reporting from The Athletic. Under the contract, if he doesn't make the team's regular season roster he...

A local’s triple double guide to NCAA Weekend

Illustrated by Abby Adamski and Morgan La Casse

Samir Ferdowsi

April 4, 2019

Minneapolis has sports clout.  No, maybe not team-wise — but we host some of the best game day events in the nation. From the Super Bowl to the X Games, the North served up some eye-catching parties in the past. The NCAA Championship is no different.  A&E has compiled a triple double ...

Gophers fall to Middle Tennessee State in first round of NCAA tournament

Redshirt senior forward JaCorey Williams (22) looks to score on Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Bradley Center. The Gophers played against Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

Jack White

March 17, 2017

Before Thursday’s first-round game, no Gophers player on roster had ever played in the NCAA tournament. But the Gophers — a team that won won 16 more games than it did the year — learned that experience matters in March, and Middle Tennessee State’s senior duo of JaCorey Williams and Reggi...

Fouls and low depth stop Gophers comeback attempt in NCAA tournament

Sophomore forward Jordan Murphy looks to get around the Blue Raiders defense on Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Bradley Center. The Gophers played against Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

Mike Hendrickson

March 17, 2017

Minnesota’s crowd at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee suddenly had life late in the game.The Gophers had shaved a late 17-point deficit to four in five minutes, and the Minnesota fan base was on its feet for the first time in a while.But just as the Gophers had life, Reggie Upshaw hit a 3-pointer to s...

Prosecutor: No charges in Lynch sex assault case

Kevin Beckman

August 24, 2016

Gophers basketball player Reggie Lynch won’t face sexual assault charges, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.Hennepin County declined to pursue charges against Lynch — a 21-year-old University of Minnesota junior accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman — Monday, s...