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The Minnesota Daily

Rookies proving former coach wrong

by Aaron Blake
Published November 21, 2002

When Brenda Oldfield (now Frese) departed from the University's women's basketball program for Maryland last April, she took some parting shots at the state of Minnesota. "She said that there were three...

Men’s hoops sign solid California duo to letters of intent

by Anthony Maggio
Published November 20, 2002

Minnesota men's basketball coach Dan Monson announced Tuesday the signing of two California prep standouts to national letters of intent. Wesley Washington and Kerry Woolridge will both be eligible to...

Haug loses in final match of singles championship

by Ben Goessling
Published November 19, 2002

Before the final match of the Big Ten men's tennis singles championships on Monday, Minnesota's Thomas Haug carried himself with the poise of a man who knew he was about to win it all. Having just dispatched...

Wrestlers open season with a thud

by Brian Stensaas
Published November 18, 2002

It was supposed to break the single dual meet attendance record, but it didn't. Top-ranked Minnesota, the two-time defending NCAA wrestling national champion, was supposed to defeat No. 3 Iowa for the...

Spikers clinch share of first Big Ten title

by Ben Goessling
Published November 18, 2002

When Mike Hebert left Illinois' volleyball team - which he led to four Big Ten titles and two Final Fours - for a reeling Minnesota program in 1996, he raised more than a few eyebrows. Six years later,...

Defense enables women’s hoops to pull away in second

by Aaron Blake
Published November 18, 2002

Heading into the locker room at halftime leading heavily favored Minnesota by five, South Dakota State women's basketball coach Aaron Johnston knew it was too good to be true. He was right. The Division...

Men’s hoops find layups plentiful in rout of Team Nike

by Anthony Maggio
Published November 18, 2002

Pre-game layup drills generally aren't indicative of what a game is going to be like, but Minnesota's men's basketball team didn't seem to understand that on Sunday. The Gophers ran past, sliced through...

Depth at the point concerns Borton

by Aaron Blake
Published November 15, 2002

One season ago, Minnesota women's basketball point guard Lindsay Whalen averaged 36.6 minutes per game during conference play. During her infrequent breaks, Ebba Hemberg would run the point. But Hemberg...

Holman ready to showcase skills on court

by Anthony Maggio
Published November 15, 2002

Jerry Holman is at a crossroads. The 6-foot-10 Minnesota center has steadily improved during his college career at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and last season with the Gophers. But this...

Borton signs landmark class

by The Minnesota Daily
Published November 14, 2002

Minnesota women's basketball coach Pam Borton announced the signing of three Minnesotans - Eastview's Jamie Broback, Lakeville's Liz Podominick and Fosston's Kelly Roysland - to National Letters of Intent...