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February 6, 2017
Longtime Minnesota Gophers radio announcer Ray Christensen acknowledges the applause during a halftime ceremony honoring him during a Minnesota college basketball game against Illinois at Williams Arena on March 4. 2001. Christensen, who did play-by-play for the Gophers for 50 years, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at age 92. John Doman / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Ray Christensen, voice of the Gophers, dies at 92
February 6, 2017 - 7:16pm
February 5, 2017
Feb 4, 2017; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini center Maverick Morgan (22) and guard Malcolm Hill (21) box out Minnesota Golden Gophers center Reggie Lynch (22) during the second half at State Farm Center. Minnesota beat Illinois 68 to 59.  Mandatory Credit: Mike Granse-USA TODAY Sports
Balanced attack helps Gophers beat Illinois, snap skid
February 5, 2017 - 3:40pm
February 4, 2017
Minnesota Golden Gophers center Reggie Lynch (22) sets a pick on Illinois Fighting Illini guard Te'Jon Lucas (3) as guard Nate Mason (2) drives to the basket during the second half at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill., on Feb. 4, 2017. Minnesota beat Illinois 68 to 59. Mike Granse / USA TODAY Sports
Balanced attack helps Gophers beat Illinois, snap skid
February 4, 2017 - 7:39pm
February 3, 2017
A general view of a Minnesota Golden Gophers helmet being rested on the turf before a game against the Purdue Boilermakers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Nov. 5, 2016. Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Four still face expulsion in case that led to Gophers' bowl-game boycott
February 3, 2017 - 11:30pm
John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
P.J. Fleck, the latest Gophers football coach, was a standout receiver in high school.
Lean 2018 Minnesota recruiting class will force Gophers out wide
February 3, 2017 - 8:56pm
January 31, 2017
Nov 7, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; A Minnesota Golden Gophers helmet sits on the sidelines before the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
As P.J. Fleck overhauls Gophers' recruiting class, he stays true to Minnesotans
January 31, 2017 - 11:26pm
Nov 7, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; A Minnesota Golden Gophers helmet sits on the sidelines before the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
As P.J. Fleck overhauls Gophers' recruiting class, he stays true to Minnesotans
January 31, 2017 - 9:14pm
Minnesota sophomore quarterback Mitch Leidner drops back to pass against Northwestern in the third quarter at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The Gophers beat Northwestern, 24-17. (Pioneer Press: John Autey)
Gophers' Leidner invited to NFL scouting combine
January 31, 2017 - 7:24pm
January 30, 2017
Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (59, a former University of Minnesota Gopher star, is interviewed by USA Today Sports during Super Bowl LI Opening Night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.  Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports
Two former Gophers stars helping Falcons' underrated defense
January 30, 2017 - 10:49pm
January 29, 2017
New Minnesota Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck walks the sidelines during a game last year. File photo Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports
New 'elite' Gophers football coach 'understands our generation'
January 29, 2017 - 7:26pm
January 24, 2017
Jan 21, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Nate Mason (2) advances the ball against the Wisconsin Badgers during the first half at Williams Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jordan Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
To reverse losing streak, Gophers need more from struggling captains
January 24, 2017 - 11:28pm
January 22, 2017
Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Nate Mason (2) drives to the basket against Wisconsin Badgers forward Ethan Happ (22) during overtime at Williams Arena. Wisconsin defeated Minnesota 78-76. Photo by Jordan Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
No. 17 Wisconsin escapes from Gophers in overtime
January 22, 2017 - 4:51pm
January 20, 2017
Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Richard Pitino talks to guard Amir Coffey (5) during the second half against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Bryce Jordan Center on Jan. 14, 2017, in University Park, Pa. Penn State defeated Minnesota 52-50. Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports
Nearing sellout, Gophers hoping to reward fans vs. Wisconsin
January 20, 2017 - 10:51pm
January 15, 2017
Jan 14, 2017; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions forward Julian Moore (44) dunks the ball during the second half against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State defeated Minnesota 52-50. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports
Penn State drops Minnesota with late free throws
January 15, 2017 - 9:59pm
January 11, 2017
Nov 7, 2015; Columbus, OH, USA; A Minnesota Golden Gophers helmet sits on the sidelines before the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
Offensive coordinator to follow Fleck to Minnesota
January 11, 2017 - 6:40pm
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