Gophers take huge hit in AP Top 25 poll

Author:
Updated:
Original:

As expected, the Gophers took a significant fall in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball rankings this week.

After two losses last week (Northwestern and Wisconsin), Minnesota dropped from 12th to 23rd in the nationwide rankings. Michigan is the new No. 1, for the first time in 20 years.

Minnesota (15-5) has now lost four straight games in Big 10 play, but the schedule may give a few breaks in the weeks ahead. Four the next five Gophers opponents are unranked teams, including Nebraska and Iowa who come to Williams Arena this week.

Next Up

Herb Brooks statue

Trump's planned statue garden would include 2 Minnesotans, others with MN links

But there were some notable names absent from the wide-ranging and eclectic list.

k9 zeke

Petition seeks to allow retired Corcoran officer to keep K9 partner

Corcoran's public safety director says if K9 Zeke is donated to the officer it will be a loss for the department.

covid

Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, Jan. 18

The latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Tom Kelly Jr.

Tom Kelly Jr., son of Twins World Series manager, dies at 42

He was a member of the 2001 UST national championship team.

Hennepin County CSI

Police: Man shot in the head by woman in Richfield

It happened in the early hours of Monday.

University of St. Thomas

St. Thomas students robbed by suspects in ski masks

Nobody was injured in the early Saturday incident.

mn state capitol january 17 2021

Amid huge police presence, weekend rallies at state Capitol were tiny and peaceful

Officials across the U.S. remain on alert for possible violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20.

Related