The St. Cloud State women's basketball team got back in the win column, and the Granite City Lumberjacks and St. Cloud Norsemen both came out on top on Saturday. The Gopher men's hockey team, Gopher women's basketball team, and St. Cloud State men's basketball team each came up short in their matchups. On Sunday, the Gopher men's basketball team will host Iowa, and the Minnesota Timberwolves will host the Golden State Warriors.
The Minnesota Wild, Gopher men's hockey team, and Granite City Lumberjacks all notched Friday wins. Upper Iowa proved to be too much for both the St. Cloud State University basketball teams and the St. Cloud Norsemen were outscored in Austin. Meanwhile, the Gopher women's basketball team is returning to the barn for a Big 10 matchup against Ohio State.
Cathedral 47, Little Falls 40
(Ellie Pelzel and Rachel Voit each had 15 points for Cathedral. The Crusaders are 6-4)
Foley 61, Milaca 44
Fergus Falls 67, St. Cloud Crush 51
Albany 85, Zimmerman 48
Tech 75, Cathedral 46
(Jake Voth led Cathedral with 13 points and 6 blocks)
The Vikings fired General Manager Rick Spielman and Head Coach Mike Zimmer Monday. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says fans typically feel the team needs to move quickly to hire a General Manager and a head coach so they don't miss out on a hot candidate.
We will include from the Central Lakes Conference: Sartell Sabres, Sauk Rapids Storm, St. Cloud Tech Tigers and Rocori Spartans. From the Granite Ridge Conference: Albany Huskies, Foley Falcons and the Becker Bulldogs from the Mississippi 8 Conference. From the Central Minnesota Conference the Eden Valley Watkins Eagles, Kimball Area Cubs, Holdingford Huskers, Paynesville Bulldogs and Royalton/Upsala Royals.