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Gophers center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Gophers’ road struggles show in loss to Rutgers

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published February 5, 2021
A slow start on the road wasn’t abnormal, and neither was the loss, however Minnesota kept the game close up until the buzzer.
Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Iowa’s fast-paced offense too much for Gophers women’s basketball to overcome

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published January 31, 2021
The Hawkeyes put on a dominant passing display, recording an assist on 77% of their made field goals.
Gophers Guard Marcus Carr prepares to inbound the ball at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 15.  Minnesota defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 75-69

Gophers men’s basketball continues to struggle on road after another double-digit loss

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published January 30, 2021
After gaining a 14-point lead in the first half, the Gophers looked lost in the second half as they fell to Purdue 81-62.
Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? Gophers basketball dominate at home, struggle on the road

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published January 29, 2021
Minnesota has shown they are a team with two personalities this year and will need to figure out how to win on the road.
Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers women’s basketball survives late comeback in third consecutive win

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published January 28, 2021
A career-high 30 points from Sara Scalia helped Minnesota notch its third consecutive victory.
Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers women’s baskeball starts to find rhythm with win over Penn State

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published January 25, 2021
An all-around performance from the Gophers resulted in their second consecutive Big Ten victory.
Gophers forward Eric Curry challenges a defender at Williams Arena on Thursday, Dec. 10. The Gophers went on to defeat the Kansas City Roos 90-61.

Gophers men’s basketball drops first home game without a fight

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published January 23, 2021
The Gophers appeared to be half awake when the game started and failed to shoot their way back into the game.
Gophers Center Liam Robbins leaps for the ball at Williams Arena on Friday, Dec. 4. The Gophers went on to a 76-67 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.

Robbins’ successful transition into Big Ten play

by AJ Condon
Published January 23, 2021
Liam Robbins has earned two Big Ten Player of the week awards and one Naismith Trophy Player of the week award.
Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.

Fast-paced offense and struggling defense, Gophers women’s basketball by the numbers

by Tony Liebert
Published January 23, 2021
Lindsay Whalen’s high pace offensive style has presented the Gophers with significant results on both ends of the floor.
Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers women’s basketball picks up second Big Ten road win at Nebraska

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published January 19, 2021
Gadiva Hubbard’s 12-point fourth quarter is what ultimately gave Minnesota its second Big Ten win of the season.

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