When it comes to in-state talent, Richard Pitino is at zero so far for 2019, and Rochester John Marshall's five-star forward, Matthew Hurt, has every major program after him and won't sign until the spring period.
Gophers senior forward Jordan Murphy has a chance to pass Mychal Thompson and Kevin McHale to break the program career rebounding record in the upcoming three-game Vancouver Showcase.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said even though the Wildcats are assured a spot in the Big Ten title game the final two weeks of the regular season will be played with a "championship approach."
The NCAA Division II and III football playoffs begin Saturday and you can watch the games live and for free by clicking on the links.
No official record is kept of such things, but it's hard to imagine anyone having spent more time in Gophers football press boxes over the years than Sid Hartman.
College Football Insider: Big Ten bowl guesses start at the top with two national playoff possibilities. The Gophers need to win one of their last two games to get to a postseason game.
Play-by-play, updated statistics, a Live Blog and more are a click away to help you follow Saturday's game between Minnesota and the Wildcats.
The Gophers (2-4-1, 1-1-0 Big Ten) open a six-game homestand at 3M Arena at Mariucci on Friday against St. Lawrence (1-8-0, 0-2-0 ECAC).
The winner Friday will take on the winner of a second-round game between North Carolina State and Santa Clara on Sunday.
The NCAA making a random example of Marcus Carr, who has the same résumé as many athletes allowed to compete after transferring, does not set a precedent that will keep athletes from transferring in the future.
The class includes a high school teammate of U starter Destiny Pitts and Sara Scalia, a guard from Stillwater.
A look at the top Minnesota high school seniors in the past four recruiting classes.
With two weeks to go, Michigan remains at the top.
Siemian played at Northwestern from 2011 to 2014 when they went 26-24 overall. He's fourth in career passing yards for the Wildcats.
Four starters scored in double figures, led by Kenisha Bell's 18 points, as the Gophers led throughout.
New defensive coordinator Joe Rossi said the team's linebackers were big in beating the Boilermakers. One more victory will make the Gophers eligible for a bowl game.
Five are from the metro area: Eva Bruer, Wayzata; Sadie Harper, Centennial; Megan Plaschko, Eagan; Lauren Roberts, Chanhassen, and Linnea Yacovella, East Ridge.
With its season hanging by a thread after three September losses, Northwestern (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) turned things around by winning five consecutive Big Ten games, interrupted by a loss to Notre Dame.
The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) for all 11 Gophers women's programs was 89 percent or higher. Eight Gophers men's programs had a GSR of 88 percent or higher.
"An absurd, unjustifiable ruling by the NCAA on Minnesota's Marcus Carr," ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Bilas tweeted Wednesday after the appeal from the U was denied.