Vikings COO Kevin Warren will be the Big Ten Conference commissioner come September — the first African American to lead any Power Five conference.
According to NCAA student-athlete demographics, the racial composition of college softball hasn’t changed much in over a decade.
The MSR spoke to three 2019 Rhoden Fellows Class about their first-hand journalism experience at the NCAA in Minneapolis.
The Virginia Cavaliers will never forget Minneapolis where they became champions of men’s college basketball.
The MLOC and Meet Minneapolis, the city’s visitors and convention bureau, were asked if any Black-owned businesses are included in this year’s Final Four visitor’s guide. Spokespersons from both organizations said they didn’t think so.
Thanks, Michigan State, for destroying millions of basketball fans’ bracket and pools, and denying the most dynamic circus-like story in all of basketball from reaching the games marquee event!
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…