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The Minnesota Daily

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The Minnesota Daily

Women’s hoops first Big Ten road win will hinge on ‘D’

by Aaron Blake
Published February 5, 2003

First-year Ohio State women's basketball coach Jim Foster knows something about how hot-shooting teams operate and how to shut them down. In 2001-02, Foster's last year at Vanderbilt, the Commodores led...

Big men will dictate cagers’ fortunes on the road

by Anthony Maggio
Published February 5, 2003

Minnesota's men's basketball team has won on the road once. But with five of their final nine games on the road, the Gophers need to improve drastically on their 1-4 mark away from Williams Arena if they...

Pro-Alumni game connects members of baseball tradition

by Sam Campanaro
Published February 4, 2003

The meager crowd of 727 people that Monday's Minnesota Pro-Alumni baseball game drew didn't emphasize the significance the event could have for the Gopher team. The Pro-Alumni Team beat the current Gophers...

Swim teams enjoy strong showings against Big Ten foes

by Brett Angel
Published February 3, 2003

Underestimated and overlooked, Minnesota's unranked women's swimming and diving team entered its Quad Duals meet at the University Aquatic Center over the weekend with something to prove. Despite a perfect...

Wrestlers hold on for wins in pair of tough meets

by The Minnesota Daily
Published February 3, 2003

Less than 48 hours after a dramatic 19-15 win over No. 15 Penn State, Minnesota's wrestling team again eked out a close win with a 20-15 beating of No. 3 Ohio State in Columbus on Sunday. "We're making...

Hagen, U big men key 87-80 win over Michigan

by Anthony Maggio
Published February 3, 2003

Jeff Hagen, and one. Jeff Hagen, and one. Jeff Hagen, and one. Three times in a 1:33 stretch during the second half of Minnesota's men's basketball team's 87-80 win over Michigan, Hagen received the ball...

Breakthrough wins highlight tennis teams’ weekend matches

by Adam Fink
Published February 3, 2003

It was the first doubles match of the evening and Minnesota's men's tennis team knew its importance. But Thomas Haug and Avery Ticer's 8-6 defeat of Kentucky's Evan Austin and Karim Benmansour did more...

Defense down stretch gives women’s hoops 67-56 victory

by Aaron Blake
Published February 3, 2003

Despite a week to think about its two-game losing streak and an inferior opponent, Minnesota's women's basketball team didn't blow Northwestern out. They did, however, come out of the game feeling improved...

Fund-raising effort surpasses goal to save three squads

by Ben Goessling
Published January 31, 2003

Applauding a "grassroots volunteer effort" while casting a cautious eye toward the future, University President Robert Bruininks announced Thursday the athletics department raised the requisite $2.7 million...

Trip to last frontier could begin Gophers’ run

by Adam Fink
Published January 31, 2003

Don Lucia doesn't think it will be pretty, clean or even easy. But Minnesota's men's hockey coach finally does believe this is the breakout weekend when the Gophers face Alaska-Anchorage. After earning...