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Jerry Kill. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill On Leave For Epilepsy

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has taken an open-ended leave of absence from the team to focus on treatment and management of his epilepsy.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Brandon Paul. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Brandon Paul Puts On Show For ‘Super Parents’

When Minnesota guard Austin Hollins stepped out of bounds with 14.6 seconds left in regulation, John Groce had a decision to make.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 1 Primer

A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: Examining The Floor/Ceiling For The Big Ten’s Eight Contenders

Let’s take a look at the floor and ceiling for each Big Ten contender as the regular season nears an end.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2013

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Beats No. 12 Minnesota 55-48

Jared Swopshire scored 16 points to lead Northwestern to a 55-48 victory over No. 12 Minnesota on Wednesday night.

01/23/2013

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Minnesota Topples Illinois 84-67

Joe Coleman scored 29 points and Andre Hollins added 19 to help No. 8 Minnesota top Illinois Wednesday 84-67 and remain undefeated in the Big Ten.

01/09/2013

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Minnesota Beats Illinois 17-3

It wasn’t pretty, but Minnesota was good enough in a 17-3 win over Illinois on Saturday.

11/10/2012

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Mark, Northwestern Hold On To Beat Minnesota 21-13

Venric Mark rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns to carry Northwestern to a 21-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.

10/13/2012

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Hoge: 2012 Big Ten Predictions

Predictions for every Big Ten team, including overall record, conference record and bowl game projection.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2012

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Hoge’s Big Ten Preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers

Jerry Kill has a reputation for turning around programs pretty quickly. Gophers fans are hoping he will successfully do that in Minneapolis, but this is probably his toughest test yet.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

A general view of Soldier Field. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Soldier Field To Host College Hockey In February

The inaugural Hockey City Classic will pit Notre Dame against Miami (Ohio) and Wisconsin against Minnesota in a doubleheader.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

Illinois hosted North Carolina in the 2010 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Schedule Released

The 14th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule was released Monday, pitting all 12 ACC and Big Ten teams against each other in a two-day event Nov. 27-28.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2012

The Vikings and Bears played at TCF Bank Stadium in 2010. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Vikings To Use Gophers’ Stadium While New One Is Built

The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have reached preliminary agreement on the Vikings’ use of TCF Bank Stadium during construction of a new Vikings stadium.

05/11/2012

William Buford pulls down a rebound during the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 2 – What Happened And What It Means

It figures that in a tournament that was completely up for grabs, the top four seeds advanced to the semifinals for the first time in Big Ten Tournament history.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

The Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Preview And Analysis

A look at what’s at stake for all 12 Big Ten teams as well as a look at the best matchups and other analysis.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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No. 14 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota 52-45

Jordan Taylor scored 22 points to lead No. 14 Wisconsin to a 52-45 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday night that clinched a first-round bye in the Big Ten tournament for the Badgers.

02/28/2012

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No. 23 Indiana Tops Struggling Minnesota 69-50

Christian Watford rediscovered his shooting stroke with 12 points for 23rd-ranked Indiana, and the Hoosiers blew out sputtering Minnesota 69-50 on Sunday.

02/26/2012

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Hoge: NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch 1.0

Selection Sunday is just a little over two weeks away. Here’s the latest look at which teams are in good shape, which teams have work to do and which teams are in serious trouble:

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

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Iowa Tops Minnesota 63-59

Senior Matt Gatens scored 18 points and Iowa rallied to beat Minnesota 63-59 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game losing streak.

02/01/2012

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Minnesota Cruises Past Northwestern 75-52

Rodney Williams had 11 points and four steals and flustered the Big Ten’s leading scorer to help Minnesota to its third straight win, 75-52 over Northwestern on Sunday.

01/22/2012

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