With senior Jordan Murphy injured and limited to a spectator most of the game, the 10-seed Gophers struggled to find an answer for the 2-seed Spartans' attack and lost 70-50 in Des Moines.
Multiple battles for women's hockey championships make Gophers-Badgers game a fierce but familiar rite.
Jordan Murphy spent all but four minutes of his last college game standing, gingerly stretching his aching back as the Gophers were sent packing from the NCAA tournament.
Minnesota fans packed Wells Fargo Arena for both the Gophers' NCAA tournament games.
The second round of the NCAA tournament concludes Sunday with three No. 1 teams in action among the eight games. If you're not near a TV, here's how to keep up with all of today's games.
Nick Swaney scored on 2-on-1 rush 7:29 into the second overtime, giving the Bulldogs a 3-2 victory.
The Gophers had a season-high 30-point first quarter in a 91-75 victory over Northern Iowa on Friday in the WNIT opening round.
A quick look at Saturday night's loss.
Gophers senior Jordan Murphy and teammates talk Saturday after season-ending loss to Michigan State in Des Moines
Gophers vs. Wisconsin • 1:30 p.m. in Hamden, Conn. • BTN Third title showdown for rivals Preview: Minnesota (32-5-1) has won six NCAA titles yet…
Attendance is falling. Enthusiasm is lagging. So how can the Gophers fix what ails them?
Gophers frontcourt starters Daniel Oturu and Jordan Murphy will have a battle on their hands in Saturday's NCAA 2nd round matchup with Michigan State's Xavier Tillman, Kenny Goins and Nick Ward.
In a rematch of the Big Ten title match, Gable Steveson had a 2-0 lead into the third period. But Penn State's Anthony Cassar got his first point on a quick escape then got a takedown
Gophers freshman Gabe Kalscheur honed his shooting stroke while practicing with his mother, LeeAnna, a standout basketball player for Cal Poly Pomona and Nebraska.
No. 2 seed Michigan State, which turned its season around and won the conference tournament, squares off against a Gophers team that in the opening round turned in its best performance of the season vs. Louisville.
Gophers teams are playing in Big Ten and national tournaments throughout the country this weekend. Here's a guide to where you can find everything on TV, the web and radio.
Minnesota routed the Panthers 91-75 on Friday night in a first round WNIT game at Williams Arena and will play its second-round game at Cincinnati on Sunday.
Patrick Newell and Nolan Walker scored goals 24 seconds apart in the first period for St. Cloud State, which advanced to Saturday night's championship game
Hunter Shepard made 25 saves in a 3-0 shutout.
The Gophers got a second-period goal from Nicole Schammel and will face top seed Wisconsin on Sunday for the title.