Women’s hockey dominated this reporter’s attention last weekend. Minnesota (31-5-1) defeated Princeton 5-2 last Saturday at Ridder Arena to advance to the program’s 14th Frozen Four appearance. The Gophers will play Cornell in the first of two semifinals Friday at Hamden, Conn.
The 10-member NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee, composed of Division I athletic directors and conference commissioners, don’t select the four finalists that will compete during the first weekend of April for the national championship. But earlier this week they did select the 68-team field. “We put in a great field,” Stanford AD Bernard Muir […]
For the last couple of weeks, this columnist instead followed other roads to that other tournament — the women’s NCAA Final Four that also is held the same weekend in Tampa.
Freshman guard Gabe Kalscheur scored a game-high 24 points Thursday, including 15 on three-pointers, to lead the University of Minnesota men’s basketball team to an 86-76 victory…
So let the journey begin: It’s called March Madness. The men’s field of 68 teams begins this week with the challenge of who can win six games and capture a national championship.
Senior Night for a particular sport season’s final home game, whether high school or college, is never void of emotion. Only the player’s and the team’s actual last game of the season is more emotional because of its finality. Jarvis Johnson is a Minneapolis native and a 2015 De La Salle High School graduate. He […]
This week’s photo focus is on former metro-area prep basketball stars Amir Coffey (Hopkins), Kenisha Bell (Bloomington Kennedy), and Gabe Kalscheur (DeLaSalle)
Senior day is long over. So is a 14-year Gopher football team’s losing streak against the University of Wisconsin and being the underdog at Quick Lane Bowl game in Detroit, Michigan.
Chan’el Anderson-Manning didn’t expect to be a regular in her first collegiate basketball season. Neither did her coach, but both individuals seem fine with the unexpected results
When the NCAA Men’s Final Four is in your home city, it’s obviously important to be in contention.