A “coaching tree” historically refers to a head coach whose career has produced head coaching jobs for others. Sadly, this reference seems only to apply to White coaches. You often hear about the late Pat Summitt’s “tree,” but we hear nothing about Rutgers’ C. Vivian Stringer’s, the only Black coach to amass 1,000 career victories. […]
Gopher senior swimmer Rachel Munson and junior diver Kristen Hayden reflect on their college successes and journeys.
North Commons renovations are now underway for scheduled kickoff and national champion crowning.
The first year of a coach’s program is always the hardest. “I think we can have a top-25 Division III men’s basketball program” at Macalester, a top-25 liberal arts college, Abe Woldeslassie, the Scots’ first-year head coach, has pledged.
Do teams of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) get the respect they are due when playing predominately White institutions (PWIs)? That’s the question raised by a recent study on bias.
Middle Tennessee State Communication Studies Professor Andrew Dix published a study last fall that examined 10 years of data (2008-17). It showed that HBCU women’s basketball teams are called for more fouls than predominately White institutions (PWIs). He also noted that an average of 1.5 times more fouls were called on 23 HBCUs than were […]
The Friday-Saturday NCHC regular season series has no more significance to most fans, media and others than two clubs meeting for the first time this season, but a closer look will show it is much more than that.
Friday, November 30, the Gophers will play Oklahoma State at U.S. Bank Stadium in the Inaugural U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic.
On November 13 Stringer became the sixth women’s basketball coach in NCAA history and the fifth Division I coach to reach the grand milestone, which brought well-deserved worldwide acclaim.