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Forward Sammy Walker looks to control the puck during the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. The Gophers won 4-1.

Comeback kids: Gophers men’s hockey wins semifinal game in overtime 3-2 against Michigan

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 16, 2021
Overcoming a two-goal lead by Michigan, captain Sammy Walker scored in extra minutes to help his team advance to the Big Ten Championship game.
Gophers Junior Henry Meeker performs a routine on the still rings at Maturi Pavilion on Feb. 7, 2020. The Gophers went on to a 398-375.55 victory over the Washington Huskies.

Wolverines’ dominating performances too much for Gophers men’s gymnastics

Michael Lyne
March 16, 2021
Sophomore Victor Perez earned career-highs on the floor, the high bar and parallel bars.
Gophers defenseman Matt Staudacher steers the puck at 3M Arena on Saturday, Feb. 20. The Gophers defeated Michigan State, 5-1.

Sampo Ranta scores in overtime to send Gophers men’s hockey to Big Ten semifinal

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 16, 2021
In its first game of the Big Ten Tournament, Minnesota rallied from behind to beat Michigan State 2-1.
Senior Emily Heslin handles the ball during the game against DePaul on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.

Gophers soccer takes down Iowa 1-0 for third win in four games

Julianna Landis, Sports Reporter
March 16, 2021
Freshman midfielder Sophia Boman scored her first collegiate goal to secure the win.
Gophers men's basketball head coach Richard Pitino speaks with media at the new Athlete's Village basketball facilities on Monday. The team held their first practice at the new facility on Jan. 9, 2018.

Gophers’ Richard Pitino out after eight seasons

AJ Condon
March 15, 2021
In eight seasons, Richard Pitino held a 141-123 overall record for the Gophers, but a 55-97 record in conference play.
Lexy Ramler finishes her balance beam routine at the Regional NCAA Gymnastics Championship on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Minneapolis.

Gophers women’s gymnastics drops final meet of season to Illinois

Michael Lyne, Sports Reporter
March 15, 2021
The Gophers' dominant performance on beam wasn’t enough to sneak away with a win in the team’s last meet of the regular season.
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers volleyball takes down Illinois in return to play

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
March 15, 2021
The Minnesota volleyball team hasn’t played a match since Feb. 21, but got back on track with a couple of wins against Illinois.
The Gophers played Ohio State at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, March 11, 2021. The Gophers lost to the Buckeyes 75-79.

Gophers men’s basketball drops to Ohio State; season comes to an end

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
March 12, 2021
A late-game push gave Gophers fans hope, but Ohio State held on to crush the comeback.
The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Postponed matches are recent problem for Gopher volleyball

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
March 12, 2021
After playing 10 consecutive matches without any issues, Minnesota has missed the last two weeks of play.
Guard Marcus Carr shoots through the opponents at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Gophers men’s basketball survives against Northwestern

AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
March 11, 2021
A sloppy game from both ends, and a late surge from Marcus Carr, pushed Minnesota past Northwestern.