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Badgers drop border battle against No. 4 Minnesota

Gophers now No. 1 in Big Ten standings

Looking to take sole possession of first place in the Big Ten standings, the Wisconsin men's hockey team made a two-goal comeback at Mariucci Arena on Saturday night.

No. 1 Badgers skate to 1-1 tie with No. 4 Golden Gophers

Jenny Ryan leads UW to shootout win

It was déjà vu for the No. 1 Wisconsin women's hockey team on Saturday because for a second-straight week UW earned a 1-1 tie with a top-five team as the Badgers and No. 4 Minnesota fought to a draw at Ridder Arena.

Pankowski helps Badgers complete sweep of Minnesota

Wisconsin women's hockey has waited four long seasons to finally topple mighty Minnesota. It began Friday night, when the Badgers got over the hump with a 3-2 win. UW continued their surge with a 3-1 win Saturday at LaBahn Arena. 

Minnesota continues dominance over Wisconsin

Wisconsin women's hockey continued to struggle against arch rival Minnesota Friday in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat the Badgers 3-1, ending Wisconsin's season in the national semifinals. 

Gophers beat the Badgers again

Wisconsin women's hockey team's 12-game winning streak came to an end Saturday in Minneapolis when the Gophers beat UW 4-1. 

Fans face off for Paul Bunyan's axe

UWPD arrests 33, ejects 72 during Saturday's border battle

The battle for Paul Bunyan's axe is a longstanding tradition between the Badgers and the Gophers, but fans came prepared to fight Saturday.

Wisconsin extends win streak to seven

Badgers defeat Gophers 3-0

Saturday at the UW Fieldhouse, Wisconsin volleyball extended their winning streak to seven matches as they defeated Minnesota 25-19, 25-15, 25-18 to improve to 7-1 in the Big Ten. 

Minnesota stuns Wisconsin in overtime

Gophers get the best of Badgers again

Wisconsin women's hockey came into the weekend with the nation's top ranking as the No. 1 Badgers hosted No. 2 Minnesota. The Gophers weren't intimidated in UW's ranking, or a raucous crowd at LaBahn Arena. The Gophers beat Wisconsin 3-0 Friday night, then again 2-1 in overtime on Saturday.  

No. 12 Wisconsin runs away from Minnesota, 83-57

Badgers will play Saturday

Ben Brust scored a career-high 29 points and Frank Kaminsky had 12 rebounds to lead No. 12 Wisconsin to an 83-57 rout over Minnesota 83-57 in Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinals.

Badgers Fill The Bowl, Gophers roll

Record crowd sees No. 1 Minnesota beat Wisconsin 4-0

Wisconsin Women's Hockey wanted to Fill The Bowl at the Kohl Center. They did just that. An NCAA record 13,573 packed the Kohl Center Saturday night to see top-ranked Minnesota face No. 2 Wisconsin. The Gophers were unfazed by the crowd and calmly beat the Badgers 4-0. 

Iowa blows past Minnesota

Gophers host Badgers on Wednesday

Iowa sprinted past Minnesota in a 94-73 come-from-behind win at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Minnesota holds on to beat Purdue 82-79

Gophers get first conference win of season

Minnesota 82, Purdue 79: Austin Hollins scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the host Golden Gophers held off the Boilermakers for their first Big Ten win of the season.

Badgers stunned with late Gophers goal

For the second night in a row at Mariucci Arena, Wisconsin fell to the top ranked Gophers. Saturday though, the Gophers did so in dramatic fashion as Seth Ambroz scored with just 25 seconds left to stun the Badgers 4-3. 

Iowa skates by Minnesota 23-7

Gophers have 30 yards rushing on 27 attempts

Iowa 23, Minnesota 7: Jake Rudock passed for 218 yards and a touchdown and ran for another, and Mike Meyer booted three field goals as the visiting Hawkeyes retained the Floyd of Rosedale trophy in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

Gophers roll over New Mexico State

Williams, Nelson combine for 270 rushing yards

Minnesota 44, New Mexico State 21: Rodrick Williams and Philip Nelson combined for 270 yards and two touchdowns as the Gophers relied on their dominant rushing attack in a road win over the Aggies.