The Gophers (16-6, 4-5 Big Ten) surged pass Illinois Saturday night. Minnesota defeated the Fighting Illini 77-72 in overtime at Williams Arena. The Gophers were looking for redemption after losing to Illinois in double-overtime a month ago. Minnesota travels to Iowa City on Wednesday.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Gophers drop double-overtime Big Ten Conference opener at Illinois, 81-72
The Big Ten Conference opener between the Gophers and Illinois went to double-overtime Tuesday night, with the Illini coming away with a 81-72 home court victory. Minnesota was outscored 11-2 in the second overtime. Ralph Sampson III led the Gophers with 22-points.
Gophers' border battle comeback falls short in overtime against the Badgers
Minneapolis native Jordan Taylor led the Wisconsin Badgers to a 68-61 overtime victory over the Gophers at Williams Arena on Thursday night. Minnesota is now 17-8 overall and 5-7 in the Big Ten.
Preview: Gophers vs. Illinois
Minnesota (15-6, 3-5) is looking for redemption when they host Illinois Saturday night. The Gophers' lost to the Illini after double-overtime a month ago. Tubby Smith told the Star Tribune that the team is desperate for wins after starting the Big Ten conference 0-4. Minnesota went on to win three in a row, but Michigan State outmuscled the Gophers ending that streak Wednesday.
Gophers lose to Michigan Tech in overtime
Brett Olson scored the game winning goal in overtime and Michigan Tech defeated the Gophers 3-2 at Mariucci Arena tonight. Seth Helgeson and Mark Alt scored for the Gophers, but they were the only two Gophers to get a shot past Tech’s goalie Josh Robinson, who stopped 34 of 36 shots.
Michigan rallies, knocks Gophers out of Big Ten Tournament, 73-69 in overtime
The Gophers run in the Big Ten Tournament came to a crashing halt Friday as they lost to second-seeded Michigan, 73-69 in overtime. Minnesota led 56-53 with less than 30 seconds left in regulation, but the Wolverines hit a three to force overtime, and eventually end the Gophers chances at the NCAA tournament.
Gophers upset No. 7 Indiana for first Big Ten victory
It looked like the Gophers were on a collision course with an 0-5 Big Ten record, but they shocked the world by going into Assembly Hall and upsetting No. 7 Indiana, 77-74 Thursday night.
Gophers face NDSU to close out non-conference play
One more tune-up for the basketball Gophers before they head into the Big Ten season Tuesday at Illinois. North Dakota State (8-2) is at Williams Arena tonight to face Minnesota (11-1).
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