Minnesota has ruled out quarterback Mitch Leidner for Saturday's game against Maryland because of a concussion. The depth chart for the week released by the team on Tuesday listed junior Conor Rhoda as the starter and sophomore Demry Croft as the backup.
The Gopher men's basketball team lost 78-63 at Ohio State in their Big Ten opener Wednesday night. Minnesota trailed by 3 at halftime and tied the game briefly at 37 early in the 2nd half. Ohio State went on a 20-5 run to blow the game out midway thru the 2nd half.