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  Incoming Brown University tight-end Jack Foster reacts to Ivy League canceling fall sports

The Ivy League became the first Division I conference to announce its plans for the fall on Wednesday when it eliminated the fall athletics season altogether.

  CCHA, FloSports announce deal for streaming rights

  Minnesota State’s Richards begins coaching career with Mankato Peppers

  Tuomie returns to Germany, signs professional deal with Eisbären Berlin

  Hastings reacts to Don Lucia being named CCHA commissoner

  Don Lucia named CCHA commissioner; intends to bring in more teams that fit the mold

  Current and former members of MSU football team address the issue of racial injustice

Continued Coverage

  Bahl, Mavericks looking to make deep playoff run in 2020

  Pickell commits to wrestle at Augsburg

  Hoffner looks ahead to 2020 season

  From Springfield to Augustana: Why so many Tigers wind up Vikings

  Blueprint for success: MSU’s Matt Margenthaler

  MSU men’s basketball offseason looks different but remains productive

  17 Mavericks named USTFCCCA All-Americans

The Mavericks earned the fourth most All-American honors with 22, only behind Grand Valley State (47), Lincoln (MO), which accumulated 28 honors, and Missouri Southern (24).

  Two Mavericks earn NSIC’s top student-athlete honors

Two Minnesota State University, Mankato student-athletes earned the top conference honor for their works in the classroom and in their respective sport.

  Bassett achieves goal of Division I football, joins Coastal Carolina

The defensive back announced Wednesday that he’ll be furthering his academic and football career at Coastal Carolina, where he will have two years of eligibility remaining after transferring from Concordia–St. Paul.

Minnesota State announces signing of new women’s tennis coach

Kucera becomes the program’s fifth head coach since the 2016-17 season.

  Mavericks to host Bulldogs in 2020; full schedule released

  Cancellation of summer season leaves WPSL searching for alternatives

  Former Mankato East star has eyes set on Division I roster

  Whitecaps select two Gophers in NWHL draft

  Bethany Lutheran College names Pat Garvin next head men’s basketball coach

Iowa leads NCAA in wrestling attendance, Cyclones rank third

  Minnesota State’s Rathman named All-American for second time

The Apple Valley, Minnesota, native finished the 2019-20 wrestling season with a 16-4 overall record and a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference record of 6-2.

  Former Maverick highlights DII Track and Field Hall of Fame Class

A former Minnesota State Maverick track and field athlete will soon be inducted into the United States Track & Field/Cross County Coaches Association (USTFCCA) NCAA Division II Track & Field Hall of Fame.

Gophers get big men transfers Liam Robbins, Brandon Johnson

The Gophers are bringing in Liam Robbins from Drake and Brandon Johnson from Western Michigan.

  Coley Ries off to solid start in coaching career

Ries has been on the MSU softball team's coaching staff for the past three seasons.

  Maine goalie named Richter Award winner; McKay finalist

The award is presented annually to the top men’s college hockey goaltender in the nation.

  Minnesota Duluth star Scott Perunovich wins Hobey Baker

Minnesota Duluth defenseman Scott Perunovich won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award on Saturday night as college hockey’s top player, becoming the Bulldogs’ record sixth recipient.

Michaelis, McKay and Mackey named All-Americans

Three Minnesota State Mavericks men’s hockey players earned 2019-20 AHCA/CCM All American honors for their efforts during the men’s hockey season that was shortened due to the coronavirus outbreak.

  Minnesota State’s Athletic Band lifts spirits with creative video

Members of the band produced and submitted a video of them playing the rouser, which is often heard at sporting events.

  Minnesota State’s Gerard inks deal with AHL’s Colorado Eagles

Gerard was a four-time letter winner with the Mavericks and finished his career in Mankato with 30 goals, 40 assists, 70 points and 121 games played.

  Minnesota State’s Parno up for national award

The MSU women’s track and field squad qualified a number of athletes to the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  Shane Zylstra named to All-Decade Second Team by D2Football.com

Minnesota State senior Shane Zylstra was named to the D2Football.com All-Decade Second Team Tuesday for his efforts during his collegiate career.

  Local colleges adapting to recruiting dead period

The current recruiting dead period will run through May 31.

  Winter Sports Recap: NCAA Edition

The 2019-20 winter sports campaign was successful for many local college programs.

NCAA extends recruiting dead period to May 31

The latest decision by the Division I Council Coordinator Committee essentially wipes out spring recruiting for this academic year.

  Minnesota State’s Hastings named finalist for Spencer Penrose Award

The award is annually presented to the Division I Men’s Hockey Coach of the Year by CCM and the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA).

Minnesota’s Carr says he’ll enter NBA draft, not hire agent

He will not sign with an agent, in order to maintain his college eligibility.

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA will permit spring-sport Division I athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility.

Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins Hodge Trophy after dominant season

Lee received 52 of a possible 57 first-place votes, WIN magazine announced Monday.

Clarkson’s Elizabeth Giguere wins Kazmaier Award

It’s presented annually to the most outstanding player in women’s college hockey.

Minnesota center Daniel Oturu says he’s entering NBA draft

The 6-foot-10 Oturu averaged 20.1 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game this season. He was second in the conference in scoring and his 56.3% shooting percentage led the Big Ten.

  Minnesota State’s Mackey inks NHL deal with Calgary

The contract is set to begin at the beginning of the 2020-21 hockey season.

  MSU’s Jackson off to strong start in collegiate career

“I really did not expect going to the next level right now as a freshman."

  Minnesota State’s Michaelis signs professional deal with Vancouver

Michaelis just finished the best season of his collegiate career with the Minnesota State Mavericks, which saw him earn the WCHA Player of the Year award.

  MSU’s Santos recalls road to qualifying for third NCAA Track and Field Championships

Santos worked her way back from a couple of tough injuries throughout her collegiate career.

  Michaelis named WCHA Player of the Year; Michaelis, McKay Hobey Baker top 10 finalists

Mckay and Michaelis listed as Hobey Baker finalists

  A slew of Mavericks earn WCHA recognition

The Mavericks featured the WCHA Rookie, Offensive Player, Goaltender, and Student Athlete of the Year

  College recruiting significantly impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Sports Director Rob Clark joined Lauren Andrego during KEYC News Now at 6:30 to talk about some of the unintentional consequences the COVID-19 pandemic has had on NCAA athletics.

  Geistfeld has record-breaking season

"I think it's just that work ethic and that desire to get better, that puts her above other players."

NCAA plans to extend eligibility of spring sports athletes

The details of how the extra eligibility will work are still being ironed out.

Minnesota State’s Alex Goettl receives Stein-Fallon College Scholar Athlete award

Minnesota State senior linebacker Alex Goettl was named the Stein-Fallon College Scholar Athlete by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation on Friday morning.

  Maverick Hockey Quick Hits

Mary Rominger presents this week’s episode of Maverick Hockey Quick Hits, as the Minnesota State Mavericks men’s hockey team prepares for the first round of the WCHA Tournament against Alaska Anchorage.

  Maverick Hockey: A season of accolades comes to an end

The Mavericks finished this season with an impressive 31-5-2 record.

  WCHA, NSIC suspend remaining games, NCAA cancels all winter, spring championships

NCAA President Mark Emmert announced Thursday afternoon that all spring and winter championships have been canceled due to coronavirus concerns.

  MSU wrestlers react to canceled NCAA championships

"We’re not going to hang our head. It’s out of our control."

  Mavericks set for post-season series against Michigan Tech

"It will be a good test for us."

NCAA advises limiting attendance at all college sports; closes March Madness games to public

The news comes as U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is preparing to host the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament, with the first day of matches scheduled for March 19.

Nate Gunn named Bobby Bell College Impact Player of the Year Award winner

The award is presented annually to the top Division II college football player in Minnesota.

Big Ten tourney challenge gives Pitino, Gophers last chance

The Gophers must win five games in five days at the Big Ten Tournament just to get in the NCAA Tournament. Their 14-16 record makes an NIT bid an uphill climb, too.

Sjerven, No. 17 South Dakota women win Summit title 63-58

South Dakota, only 4 of 11 from the field in the quarter, made 10 of 15 free throws but just 4 of 8 in the final minute.

  Minnesota State’s Alex Goettl named NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient

Goettl becomes just the 10th Maverick to earn the prestigious scholarship.

3 Martin Luther College athletes named UMAC Player of the Week

Adam Kock and Aaron Roeseler were named Pitcher of the Week and Player of the Week, respectively, while Elena Hoffman was named the UMAC Softball Player of the Week.

Mavericks sweep Player of the Week awards

Hannah McCarville and Mackenzie Ward were named NSIC Player of the Week and NSIC Pitcher of the week, respectively.

  Mavericks advance to second round of WCHA playoffs

MSU tops Seawolves 4-2

Minnesota State wins in walk-off fashion

The Mavericks were able to keep their composure during high-pressure situations, as four of their five runs during the game would come with two outs.

  Maverick Hockey takes game 1 of the WCHA quarterfinal by a commanding 8-1 victory

Eight different Mavericks scored goals in the win.

  BLC women’s basketball set for NCAA Tournament

"I think if we all come together and we all play our best game that we can definitely do some damage."

  Maverick Hockey Quick Hits

Mary Rominger presents this week’s episode of Maverick Hockey Quick Hits, as the Minnesota State Mavericks men’s hockey team prepares for the first round of the WCHA Tournament against Alaska Anchorage.

  Krueger leaving mark on BLC men’s basketball program

The dynamic playmaker brings a special set of skills to the court and helped the Vikings to the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance a couple of years ago.

  Minnesota State prepares for WCHA Tournament games against Alaska Anchorage

Ally Dudgeon joined Lauren Andrego on KEYC News Now at 6:30 on Wednesday, March 4, to talk about the Minnesota State Mavericks men’s hockey team.

  Mavericks set for postseason play

"This is a new season, both teams are 0-0."

  MSU drops NSIC Championship game to NSU

Mavericks fall 80-59 to Wolves

  Vikings gear up for national tournament

“This group is really ready."

  Mavericks set for WCHA tournament

For the fifth time in six years, the Mavericks are WCHA regular season champions.

  Minn. State women’s basketball team falls to UMD, men’s team advances to NSIC Championship

With a victory against Northern State in the NSIC Championship game on Tuesday, the Mavericks could, potentially, secure an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, which is scheduled to begin on March 14.

Minnesota State’s MacNaughton Cup celebration canceled; will not be made up

Officials say that because of other commitments that the men’s hockey team has for the remainder of the week, the celebration will not be made up.

  Bethany Lutheran men and women’s basketball claim UMAC Championship title

BLC men and women's basketball punch ticket to NCAA Tournament

  Golden Gusties advance to MIAC Championship

GAC tops Saint Mary's 4-1

  MSU Track and Field has great showing at NSIC Championship

MSU men claim 9th consecutive NSIC Championship