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Michigan and Minnesota Split Week 11 Big Ten Honors

The Big Ten released its weekly award winners for Week 11 of the regular season and two Big Ten teams ended up splitting the awards. Michigan’s Hunter Dickinson and Minnesota’s Payton Willis were named Co-Big Ten Players of the Week and Caleb Houstan was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week.
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1/22 Big Ten Recap: Minnesota Beats Rutgers

The Big Ten had two games with postseason implications on Saturday. Rutgers went on the road to face Minnesota in the early game and Iowa hosted Penn State later on. Let’s take a look at what happened. Game of the Night:. -Minnesota Golden Gophers 68, Rutgers Scarlet Knights 65.
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Five Takeaways from Minnesota's 68-65 Win Over Rutgers

Minnesota and Rutgers received some inspiring performances from their players but career highs from Payton Willis and Treyton Thompson helped lead the Gophers to a 68-65 victory over the Scarlet Knights. Here are your Five Takeaways from Minnesota/Rutgers!. One. Willis Joins the Club. Making eight threes in a game is...
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Rutgers lets one get away at Minnesota

Rutgers took to the road today in a game that almost did not happen. Minnesota was forced to postpone its Tuesday game this week against Penn State because of positive Covid tests and was down to seven scholarship players for today’s contest against the Scarlet Knights. However, Minnesota continued to hit shots and outlasted Rutgers inside Williams Arena for a 68-65 win.
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Rutgers falls just short in road loss to Minnesota

Rutgers visited Minnesota today as it turned out to be the Geo Baker vs Payton Willis show as both players were on fire. It came down to the final possession as Rutgers fell just short in a 68-65 loss. The setback gives Rutgers an 11-7 record and is now 5-3 in Big Ten play. Here is an instant look back at how it all went down.
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Everything Ben Johnson Said Following Minnesota's 68-65 win over Rutgers

Ben Johnson spent time coaching the team by himself this week (without his main three assistants). He was without three of his starters. And by the time most of the fans were listening to his comments Coach Johnson was down the street recruiting. So what did Minnesota Head Coach Ben Johnson say follow his team's 68-65 win over Rutgers? We have it here, in full!
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Rutgers vs Minnesota: LIVE thread

Rutgers is in the midst of a hot streak, having won six of its last seven games. Today, the Scarlet Knights will look to keep that momentum going during a noontime road contest at Minnesota. Rutgers is 11-6 and 5-2 in the Big Ten coming off a 48-46 home win over Iowa.
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Southwest Minnesota State Fends Off Strong Second-Half Charge from Minnesota Crookston

Box Score MARSHALL, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston women's basketball team made a late charge but Southwest Minnesota State University fended off the charge to win 63-55 Friday, January 21 at the R/A Facility in Marshall, Minn. The Golden Eagles came within six points with under a minute left in the game, but they were unable to pick up the victory. Minnesota Crookston outscored Southwest Minnesota State 34-26 in the second half, however a 17-point Mustang lead at the half was ultimately too much to overcome.
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Minnesota earns a transfer commitment from Harvard DT Chris Smith

Minnesota's transfer portal success isn't done just yet as the Gophers have received a commitment from former first-team All-Ivy League defensive tackle Chris Smith following his official visit over the weekend. Smith also had offers from Syracuse, Virginia, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech among others. This past season, Smith played on...
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Minnesota CB signee Rhyland Kelly idolizes a former Canadian Gopher

For the most part, Minnesota's 2022 recruiting class is wrapped up. As we start the new recruiting cycle at GopherIllustrated with the class of 2023, it's time to get to know the most recent signees a little bit better. Today, we start with Canadian early enrollee Rhyland Kelly, who discusses...
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Harvard DT transfer Chris Smith details his Minnesota football commitment

"I decided to commit to Minnesota last night because of the culture of the football program foremost. And I wanted to be able to play in a top level defensive in the Big Ten," Harvard graduate transfer defensive tackle Chris Smith said to GopherIllustrated. "I also had head coach PJ Fleck, defensive coordinator Joe Rossi and defensive line coach Brick Haley by the house today. They had a great talk with me and my mom. They just said that next year is a big year, and to come back in the best shape and condition possible this summer when I arrive at Minnesota."
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Women’s basketball: Iowa hands Minnesota worst loss of the program’s NCAA era

Minnesota had a plan to stop No. 25 Iowa on Thursday. Talked about it, worked on it in practice. It wasn’t as if the plan didn’t work — it just plain didn’t happen. Caitlin Clark had 35 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, and Watertown’s Monika Czinano added 23 and six rebounds as Iowa handed Minnesota its worst loss of the program’s NCAA era, 105-49, at Williams Arena.
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