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Minnesota is home to the best of the best in college sports

Minnesota is home to the best of the best in college sports

Minnesota may not have as many 5-star recruits in numerous high school sports as larger states like California, Florida and Texas, but no one can question the high-end talent coming from the Land of 10,000 Lakes. 

In fact, the argument can be made that the best of the best in college sports today are from Minnesota. 

  • Best wrestler? Gable Steveson
  • Best women’s basketball player? Paige Bueckers
  • Best men’s basketball player? Chet Holmgren
  • Best track & field athlete? Joseph Fahnbulleh
  • Best women’s swimmer? Regan Smith
  • Best baseball player? Drew Gilbert
  • Best gymnast? Sunisa Lee
  • Best women’s hockey player: Taylor Heise