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Guard Marcus Carr shoots at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Minnesota Golden Gophers won against Green Bay Phoenix 99-69.

Gophers upset No. 4 Hawkeyes

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
December 26, 2020
Marcus Carr and Brandon Johnson were unconscious from deep and propelled the Gophers to an overtime upset over Iowa.
Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Minnesota struggles to make shots against No. 19 Indiana

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
December 23, 2020
Minnesota only shot 32.2% in Wednesday’s matchup against No. 19 Indiana, as the Gophers were unable to overcome the preseason favorite to win the conference.
Williams Arena as seen on Monday, June 17, 2019.

Mershon eligible to join Gophers for rest of 2020-21 season

Tony Liebert
December 22, 2020
Nebraska-transfer Kayla Mershon is set to join Gophers, after being ruled eligible Tuesday.
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 get taste of Big Ten action in first loss to Illinois

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
December 15, 2020
The Gophers lost the battle on just about every front, and that is not a recipe for success against the No. 13 team in the nation.
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 struggles against No. 16 Northwestern

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
December 15, 2020
Minnesota faced the same issues in its third consecutive loss.
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 improve to 6-0 upon defeating Kansas City

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
December 10, 2020
Transfers Both Gach and Liam Robbins led the way in the 90-61 win.
Guard Sara Scalia drives towards the hoop at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22. The Gophers were defeated by Wisconsin 72-62.

Minnesota can’t overcome mistakes against Michigan State

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
December 10, 2020
Twenty-three total turnovers led to an 81-68 Gophers defeat.
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’ bench sparks 2nd half run, improve to 5-0

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
December 8, 2020
The Gophers were down by as much as 15 midway through the second half, but never gave up in an 85-80 win over Boston College.
Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers fall to Drake 99-69

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
December 6, 2020
The Gophers’ youth and lack of depth shown in blowout loss to Drake.
Guard Marcus Carr shoots at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Minnesota Golden Gophers won against Green Bay Phoenix 99-69.

Gophers improve to 4-0 with win over UND

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
December 5, 2020
Both Gach led the way and helped give the Gophers their fourth straight win.