The St. Cloud Norsemen and Granite City Lumberjacks picked up big wins on Friday, the St. Cloud State University men's and women's basketball teams came out on top, but the St. John's University men's rugby and Minnesota Timberwolves lost their matchups. On Saturday, the Minnesota Wild will head to L.A. while the Gopher men's basketball team travels to Michigan, and the Gopher volleyball team will face Wisconsin in the Elite Eight round.
The NDSU Bison football team, SCSU women's basketball team, Minnesota Wild, and St. Cloud Norsemen all posted Saturday wins, while the SCSU men's hockey team, Gopher men's hockey team, and SCSU men's basketball team each came up short. On Sunday the Gopher men's basketball team will face Mississippi State on the road, and the Minnesota Vikings will face Detroit at Ford Field.
The Granite City Lumberjacks, St. John's, NDSU, and U of M football teams, and Minnesota Wild and Timberwolves all earned wins on Saturday, while the St. Cloud Norsemen and Gopher men's hockey teams fell in close contests.
The Granite City Lumberjacks notched another dominant win on the road in New Ulm and the St. Cloud Norsemen pulled off an overtime win, and the No. 4 Gopher men's hockey team came up short on Friday night. Meanwhile, the St. John's, NDSU, and University of Minnesota football teams are getting ready to take the field, the Minnesota Wild are looking to continue their hot start, and the Timberwolves are gearing up for their second game of the season on Saturday.
The Timberwolves won their second straight preseason game with a 114-112 overtime victory against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. On Saturday, the NDSU and St. John's football teams will take the field, and the Minnesota Wild hit the ice for their final preseason matchup.
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