The chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee has some deep concerns about the University of Minnesota's student conduct policy. Republican Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville says recent scandals involving student athletes have embarrassed the entire state of Minnesota.
The status of Minnesota coach Tracy Claeys will soon be addressed by athletic director Mark Coyle in the aftermath of sexual assault allegations and a brief team boycott after 10 players were suspended for the bowl game.
The Gopher women's volleyball team has established themselves as one of the best Division I programs in the country. This weekend the team starts their tournament run which they hope ends with a national championship.