In college hoops, we had the biggest upset in the country Tuesday night as the Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated #1 Ranked Indiana at the barn. The Gophers outplayed the Hoosiers in the second half, overcoming a four-point halftime deficit to win 77-73. Trevor Mbakwe had a huge night with 21 points and 12 boards. A [...]
The Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s hockey team finished their regular season on Saturday with a 3-0 win over St. Cloud State. With the win, the Gophers improved to 34-0. They are the only women’s hockey team to ever go undefeated for an entire regular season. The Gophers will now play in the first round of [...]
Tonight on WCMP-FM we continued our high school sports coverage with a boys basketball game featuring the Isle Huskies and the Rush City Tigers. The Tigers came out on top with a 54-50 win.
The Huskies have an 11-9 record this season. The Tigers boast an 11-8 record. These two teams already played each other once this season. Isle won that game 61-59.
After the game, Jesse talked with Tigers coach Jeremy Albright.
You can listen to the entire replay of the game right here.
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On Thursday afternoon, ESPNU hosted a selection show for the annual McDonald’s All American Game, which will be held in April. As we’ve reported before, Braham’s Rebekah Dahlman has been selected to play in that game, but on Thursday, it became official.
Dahlman was on the First Thing in the Morning show with Mike Hughes on Friday morning to talk about that accomplishment, and her amazing high school career. During the interview with Mike and Jesse, we joked that Dahlman’s career stats were causing our computers to crash (almost 5000 points, All Time leading scorer for boys or girls in MN history, team has a 138-18 record). Just then, sure enough, a power surge in the studio caused the lights to go off and the board to go out! Listen to the first 7 minutes of the interview below.
Former Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter finally got elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, after not getting elected the previous five years. Carter will be joined in the Class of 2013 by Bill Parcells, Larry Allen, Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp, Dave Robinson, and Curly Culp. Carter was a fourth-round pick by [...]
The four-month long NHL lockout officially came to an end last night.
The league and the players’ association completed a required memorandum of understanding that had to be signed before camps were cleared to open. Camps will open today, with regular season games beginning next Saturday.