While there are many collegiate teams in Minneapolis, world-renowned University of Minnesota rises to the top as a prestigious place to attend for athletics and academics.
The "U" is the 6th largest college in the nation (51,848 students), and supports 25 D-1 men’s and women’s sports. With stiff competition from the The Big Ten Conference, the Golden Gophers consistently produce men's and women's teams that compete for titles every year, and are always hosting national events like the Frozen Four and the NCAA Basketball Tournaments. Beautiful facilities like the new Huntington Bank Stadium (football), Williams Arena (basketball) and 3M Arena at Mariucci (hockey) provide the perfect place to watch one of the best collegiate programs in action. Read on below to see what Gopher sports are underway right now in Minneapolis.