Minnesota Golden Gophers Madison Tickets
Get ready as the oldest rivalry in the NCAA first division is reignited again when the Minnesota Golden Gophers play against the Wisconsin Badgers. This is one of the closest rivalries in collegiate sports and has been going on since 1890. The Golden Gophers themselves have been around for more than a hundred years having been established in the late 1800s. The Wisconsin Badgers are also prominent members of the college sports landscape and that has been the case for quite a long time now. They have achieved a modicum of success over the years too. So book your Minnesota Golden Gophers Madison tickets and check out these amazing set of fixtures between these two opposing programs live.
- Wisconsin Badgers Hockey vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers, Kohl Center tickets for 01/20 07:00 PM at Kohl Center, Madison, WI
- Fri Jan 20 2017
- Wisconsin Badgers Hockey vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers, Kohl Center tickets for 01/21 05:00 PM at Kohl Center, Madison, WI
- Sat Jan 21 2017
It is a rivalry that has been going on since 1890 and is still as strong as ever. The enmity between the two programs has been reignited each year since that time. It is a rivalry where each game in every sport is as important and intense as the next. The games in question are the ones between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Wisconsin Bears.
The “Paul Bunyan's Axe,” a six feet long axe is the trophy given to the winners of the yearly “Border Battle” between the two programs. The University of Minnesota had a good football season last time around and managed to post a winning record. In basketball they had similar results even though they had hired a new coach. So buy your Minnesota Golden Gophers Madison tickets and watch each game live in Madison.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers were first established around 1887 after the first football game had been held in 1882. Football was one of the first sports they played against the Bears. In the 123 games they have played against each other, Minnesota is leading with a 59-56-8 record. They have also claimed seven national titles and eighteen conference championships.
The basketball team at Minnesota played its first game in 1896 and has won two national championships so far. They have also clinched two National Invitation Tournament (NIT) championships as well as eight Big Ten Regular Season titles.
Sports are an essential part of Minnesota’s heritage which is why we have seen their sports team achieve such success over the years. It looks as though that will continue in the future as well.