Minnesota Golden Gophers


Maroon and gold. And black?

Those first two are given as team colors for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, but prepare for black to be thrown into that mix later this basketball season.


Minnesota head basketball coach Richard Pitino announced Wednesday night that junior guard Zach Lofton has been dismissed from the team.


See where your favorite Big Ten teams rank following Week 9 of the 2014 season.


This one wasn't too hard to see coming, but the Gophers dropped out of the coaches poll top 25 on Sunday following their upset loss at Illinois on Saturday.


Illinois defeated Minnesota, 28-24, on Saturday in Champaign. The Illini improved to 4-4, and the Gophers dropped to 6-2.