Gopher Women Lose, Gopher Men Play Tuesday,Men’s Hockey Plays Friday 28 Mar 14

University of Minnesota redshirt freshman Amanda Zahui B.broke the Big Ten and Minnesota single-season rebounding records, matched her career-high with 26 points and posted her 18th double-double of the season with 11 rebounds, but it was not enough to extend the Gophers’ (22-13) season, as they fell on the road at South Dakota State (25-9), 70-62, Thursday night in the third round of the WNIT. 


The Minnesota Golden Gophers are gearing up for the semifinals of the NIT next Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York.  The top-seeded Gophers will face fellow top-seed Florida State.  Minnesota knocked off Southern Miss 81-73 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.  FSU beat Louisiana Tech 78-75 to advance.

 Minnesota Meets Robert Morris In Ice Hockey Championship

The Minnesota Golden Gophers meet Robert Morris tomorrow in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship in St. Paul, Minnesota.  The Gophers are making their 35th appearance in the NCAA Tournament.  The winner will play either Notre Dame or St. Cloud State in round two on Sunday.  Meanwhile, Minnesota State-Mankato faces UMass Lowell in round one.