Gophers, MN Lottery to Launch 'Ski-U-Mah Weekly' Facebook Live Show
Sept. 7, 2017

Gopher Athletics in conjunction with the Minnesota Lottery is proud to announce a new Facebook Live interactive weekly broadcast beginning Monday, September 11 at 12:00pm (noon) CT at

“Ski-U-Mah Weekly” presented by the Minnesota Lottery will be a 20-25 minute live interactive broadcast that gives Gopher fans the chance to interact with and ask questions of their favorite Minnesota coaches, student-athletes and alumni each week.

Hosted by KFAN personality and Gopher Radio Network sideline reporter Justin Gaard, “Ski-U-Mah Weekly” will air each week exclusively on Facebook from mid-September through the beginning of May, a total of 36 episodes.

Gopher Football head coach P.J. Fleck will be the lead guest for the program during the college football season, with an additional guest (non-football Gopher coach, student-athlete or alumni) joining for the second half of the show.

The Minnesota Lottery, a longtime corporate partner of Gopher Athletics, will provide title sponsorship of the show and provide fans who participate with prizes, giveaways and much more.

Gopher fans do not need a Facebook account to watch “Ski-U-Mah Live”. All they have to do is simply visit the Gophers’ official Facebook page ( at noon (CT) on Monday afternoons or seek out the archived video later in the day on Facebook or

The interactive broadcast is expected to last approximately 20-25 minutes and features fan questions from Facebook, reaction polls, exclusive video content and more.

“Ski-U-Mah Weekly” is presented by the Minnesota Lottery and will air live at 12:00pm CT on each week beginning on Sept. 11, 2017.



Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Episode 2


Watch episode two of Ski-U-Mah Weekly with guests Richard Pitino, Sarah Hopkins and Steve Plasencia.

Watch Ski-U-Mah Weekly Live at Noon


Gopher basketball head coach Richard Pitino will appear on Ski-U-Mah Weekly today at Noon on Facebook.

Men's Basketball Pick-Your-Packs On Sale Soon


Gopher Score members will have first access starting September 19, while the general public can order their packs on September 26.

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