Gopher Sports: Big Friday ahead


Four Gophers sports teams.

Four post-season tournaments.

One fine day.

Here's a quick rundown of what's happening, in order, for the maroon and gold:

5:00 p.m.: Women's hockey vs. Boston College -- NCAA Frozen Four, semifinals in Minneapolis (Ridder Arena). TV: Internet stream. (Much to the chagrin of

7:00 p.m.: Women's basketball vs. Ball State -- WNIT tournament, first round in Minneapolis (Williams Arena). TV: Internet stream.

7:00 p.m.: Men's hockey vs. Colorado College -- WCHA Final Five, semifinals in St. Paul, Minn. TV: Fox Sports North.

8:57 p.m. : Men's basketball vs. UCLA -- NCAA tournament, Round of 64 in Austin, Texas. TV: TruTV.

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