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Source: Flip Saunders Declines Gophers Coaching Offer

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(credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

(credit: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Flip Saunders has declined the offer to coach the Gopher men’s basketball team, Mike Max has confirmed after talking to a school source.

Saunders, a former Gopher and an NBA coach who previously led the Timberwolves, Pistons and Wizards, was a fan-favorite to fill the vacancy left after Tubby Smith was fired by Gopher Athletic Director Norwood Teague.

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