Golden Gopher Radio Network

1500 ESPN Twin Cities and KBEM 88.5 are your new homes for Gopher Basketball

The University of Minnesota Department of Athletics, in conjunction with multimedia rights holder Gopher Sports Properties, announced a three-year radio broadcast agreement with Hubbard Broadcasting in March of 2011.

Golden Gopher basketball game broadcasts can be heard live on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities or KBEM-88.5 FM. Corbu Stathes and Lynette Sjoquist call all the action.

Gopher Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions, associations and conferences including seven Big Ten Conference member institutions - Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Northwestern, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin. Aside from the campus-level rights relationships Learfield Sports has with these schools, the company also manages the Big Ten Conference's sponsorship rights and develops its corporate partnerships.

How To Listen

1)   Listen on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities (1500 AM) or KBEM (88.5 FM).
    Click here for Radio Schedule to determine which station is carrying the game.
2)   Listen via the Gopher Radio Network. See below for affiliate list!
3)   Click here to listen for free via and Gopher All-Access. **Clicking on link via any IPhone device or mobile device that supports Flash 10.1 or greater will launch the mobile streaming interface.
4)   For games aired on 1500 ESPN, download the FREE 1500 ESPN app!

The Pam Borton Radio Show

Coach Pam Borton's weekly radio show will be broadcast live on 1500 ESPN on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Come see the show live at Applebee's on campus (directions)! The radio show can also be listened to online via

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Gopher Radio Network

Ada/Mahnomen KRJB-FM 106.5
Albert Lea KATE-AM 1450
Austin KAUS-AM/FM 1480/99.9
Bemidji KBUN-AM 1450
Crookston KROX-AM 1260
Detroit Lakes KDLM-AM 1340
Duluth WGEE-AM 970
Ely WELY-FM 94.5
Fairmont KSUM-AM 1370
Fargo KRJB-FM 106.5
Glenwood/Alexandria KMGK-FM 107.1
Grand Rapids KOZY-AM 1320
Mankato/Owatonna KOWZ-FM 100.9
Minneapolis/St. Paul KBEM-FM 88.5
Minneapolis/St. Paul KSTP-AM 1500
New Prague KRDS-FM 95.5
Owatonna KOWZ-FM 100.9
Red Wing KCUE-AM 1250
Rochester KROC-AM 1340
St. Cloud KXSS-AM 1390
Waseca KOWZ-AM 1170
Worthington KWOA-AM 730


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