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Philip Nelson, Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Minnesota Golden Gophers
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Rutgers: Nelson Dismissed From Football Program

Rutgers dismissed quarterback Philip Nelson from its football program after he was charged in an assault that left another man critically injured, while authorities announced Tuesday that a second suspect has been arrested.

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Union College Dutchmen, 2014 NCAA Frozen Four Champions
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Union Beats Minnesota For First Frozen Four Title

Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.

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Justin Holl and Seth Ambroz, Minnesota Golden Gophers vs North Dakota, 2014 NCAA Frozen Four Semifinals
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Last-Second Goal Sends Minnesota Past UND And Into The National Championship Game

Justin Holl scored a short-handed goal with 0.6 seconds left to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night in the NCAA hockey semifinals.

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South Dakota State Jackrabbits baseball
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Jackrabbits Walk Over Minnesota

South Dakota State turned walks into runs in the early innings Wednesday against Minnesota en route to a 13-4 victory in non-conference baseball action at Erv Huether Field.

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Minnesota Golden Gophers, 2014 NIT Champions
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Gophers Beat SMU 65-63 To Win NIT In 1st Year Under Pitino

Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament title.

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Deandre Mathieu, Minnesota Golden Gophers and Boris Bojanovsky, Florida State Seminoles, 2014 NIT Semifinals
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Gophers Shake FSU In OT To Reach NIT Final

Substitute center Maurice Walker made six free throws in overtime and Minnesota held off Florida State 67-64 on Tuesday night to reach the NIT championship game.

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Pam Borton, Minnesota Golden Gophers Basketball
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Minnesota Fires Women’s Basketball Coach Borton

Pam Borton took the Minnesota women's basketball program to heights unseen before when she guided the Gophers to their first Final Four in 2004. That was 10 years ago, and a five-year NCAA tournament drought proved too much for her to overcome.

Borton was fired Friday, a day after a loss to South Dakota State in the women's NIT.

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Gabby Boever, South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Minnesota Golden Gophers, 2014 WNIT quarterfinals
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Home Cooking: Second-Half Run Carries Jacks Past Minnesota In The WNIT Quarterfinals

South Dakota State used a 16-7 run to open the second half as the Jackrabbits defeated Minnesota 70-62 in the third round of the Women’s NIT Thursday in front of a season-high 3,320 fans in Frost Arena.

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Austin Hollins, Minnesota Golden Gophers
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Hollins Leads Minnesota Past Southern Miss 81-73 In NIT

Austin Hollins, who's played more basketball games for Minnesota than any other player, saved his best for his last appearance at Williams Arena.

Hollins had a career-high 32 points, including six straight free throws in the final minute, to lead the Gophers to an 81-73 win over Southern Mississippi and a spot in the NIT semifinals.

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Shannon MacAulay, Clarkson Golden Knights scores the winning goal against Amanda Leveille, Minnesota Golden Gophers, 2014 NCAA Women's Ice Hockey Championship
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No Three-Peat: Clarkson Upsets Gophers For NCAA Hockey Championship

Clarkson ended Minnesota’s two-year run as NCAA women’s hockey champions.

Shannon MacAulay scored on a breakaway with 4:16 left in the third to help give Clarkson a 5-4 victory on Sunday.

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