While figures vary by institution, US News claims that only 17% of online students actually finish their bachelor degrees, Grand Canyon University – Denver men’s soccer’s first-round opponent in the NCAA Tournament – publishes a claim that 65% of their online students graduate. A cynic might call this a ‘diploma mill’. Continue reading Top 5 Things to do with an Online Grand Canyon University Degree
The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) surprised constituents Monday with the announced hire of a relatively unknown candidate to guide Maverick athletics. Thirty-eight-year-old Ned Lasko, a Puma shoe representative from Richmond, UK, as Omaha’s new athletics director. Continue reading UNO Tabs Ned Lasko as New Athletic Director
Visiting teams and fans alike will have to seek alternative accommodations while traveling to Grand Forks, North Dakota to watch University of North Dakota hockey games. The city zoning department condemned the Ambassador Motel after numerous licensing violations and with a late-night fire putting the final touches on the iconic motor lodge. Continue reading University of North Dakota Loses Frantic Bid to Save Ambassador Motel
It’s a Denver Hockey bye week so let’s take a deep breath and have some fun.
Many of you enjoyed last season’s LetsGoDU NCHC Head Coaches Look-Alike Poll. Prior to the beginning of conference play in two weeks, select your favorite cartoon likeness of one of DU’s NCHC rival assistant coaches. Take a look and vote for your favorite: Continue reading 2nd Annual NCHC Coaches Look-Alike Poll
It’s a complicated story but LetsGoDU can now reveal the reason for former DU ice hockey captain, Kohen Olishefski’s transfer to Providence College.
The story begins a long, long time ago. Continue reading Kohen Olischefski’s Long and Winding Road to Providence
A high school senior from Redlands, California applied as ‘Melba Toaster’ to Arizona State University and the kitchen appliance was promptly selected for early admission. Known for its extremely generous acceptance rate (86.5%), ASU officials were hard-pressed to explain the blunder. Continue reading Toaster Gains Admittance to ASU
LetsGoDU has released our 17th annual hockey Super-Poll™ for the 2021-22 season. As always, a host of ‘criteria’ are fed into the supercomputer at Goddard Computing Center to determine the nation’s top-10 collegiate hockey teams. The Denver Pioneers find themselves in the top slot once again for the 17th consecutive season.
Here’s our top ten:
The head soccer coach at the University of Nebraska Omaha (NOM), Bob Warming, talked to AARP Magazine (American Association of Retired Persons) about blending his experience with his team’s youth. Warming came out of retirement in 2018 to coach the Mavericks. Denver plays Omaha in a home-and-home series over the next four days. Denver needs just three points to secure the conference and NCAA bid while Omaha must sweep to keep its season alive. Here are a few highlights from the interview. Continue reading Bob Warming’s AARP Interview Cites Experience as a Winning Formula
10. Play the UMass-Amherst Drinking Game. Invite friends over and purchase a case of beer and shot glasses. Whenever the announcers say, “UMass” the first person to yell ‘Amherst’ does not have to drink while the rest of the room takes a shot. Everybody drinks if the announcers say, ‘flagship’. Continue reading Top 10 Things to do Without Denver in the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament
Both teams will lace them up at the single-elimination NCHC tournament in Grand Forks in two weeks. Denver faces Omaha in first-round action.
Top photo: Head Coach Mike Haviland takes a timeout to draw up the Tiger power play.