Minnesota Gophers

Lynx Star Lindsay Whalen Announces Retirement

Whalen has been balancing a new job as coach of the Minnesota Gophers with playing point for the Lynx.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JULY 13: Lindsay Whalen #13 of the Minnesota Lynx handles the ball against the Las Vegas Aces on July 13, 2018 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement….

University of Minnesota Coaches Meet Fans in Perham for Gopher Road Trip

Fans had the chance to win gopher-themed raffle prizes, goof around with Goldy, and rub elbows with some the university's head coaches

PERHAM, Minn. — Minnesota athletics hit the road again Thursday for the second leg of the 2018 gopher road trip. U-of-M coaches journeyed to several towns throughout the state of Minnesota to promote their programs. Today’s stop took them to Perham. Fans had the chance to win gopher-themed raffle prizes, goof around with Goldy, and rub elbows with some the university’s…

College Hockey: Lucia Steps Down at Minnesota After 19 Years

Lucia steps down with 457 wins, the most in program history.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (University of Minnesota) — University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle and Head Coach Don Lucia today announced that Lucia will step down as Minnesota’s head men’s hockey coach, pending the approval of the University’s Board of Regents later this week. Coyle and Lucia have agreed that he will remain with Gopher Athletics as special assistant to the athletics director…