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Mike Max’s News And Notes

The only thing keeping U of M basketball coach Tubby Smith from signing an extension is the semantics of getting all the paper work. The terms have been agreed to, although that doesn’t mean other teams won’t keep calling.

03/15/2011

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Gophers Tubby Smith Reviews NW Setback

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith reviewed last night’s loss at Northwestern with Dave Lee.

03/03/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm is in Happy Valley with the Gopher Basketball team as they get set to take on Penn State Thursday night. He is joined by Gopher Senior Blake Hoffarber and they preview what is another huge game for the Maroon and Gold!

02/17/2011

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Mike Max’s News And Notes

If you want to handicap potential sites for a new Vikings stadium, Ramsey County would be considered a long shot. The Metrodome, at least according to insiders, is most feasible.

02/15/2011

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Coach’s Criticism? Gophs Say They’re Better For It

Minnesota players say they are not taking a stern critique from coach Tubby Smith personally.

02/12/2011

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Tubby Concerned About Hoffarber Wearing Down

Blake Hoffarber has played at least 34 of 40 minutes in nine of Minnesota’s 11 Big Ten games this season.

02/09/2011

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Smith: Gophers PG Hoffarber’s Knee Will Be Fine

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he expects point guard Blake Hoffarber’s sore left knee to be fine for the Golden Gophers’ game against Illinois on Thursday.

02/07/2011

Guard Blake Hoffarber #24 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm reports from Bloomington, Indiana where the Gopher Basketball team is getting set to take on the Hoosiers Wednesday night. Mike previews the game.

02/02/2011

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Mbakwe Muscles No. 16 Minnesota Past Northwestern

Blake Hoffarber scored 20 points while playing point guard in place of Al Nolen, Trevor Mbakwe rammed his way to 18 points and 14 rebounds, and 16th-ranked Minnesota beat Northwestern 81-70 on Wednesday night.

01/26/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm checks in with both of Minnesota’s basketball teams on today’s Golden Gopher Daily Update!

01/26/2011

Guard Blake Hoffarber #24 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoffarber, Minnesota Take Down No. 8 Purdue, 70-67

Blake Hoffarber’s 26 points and Minnesota’s improved perimeter defense helped the Gophers outlast eighth-ranked Purdue 70-67 on Thursday night.

01/13/2011

Blake Hoffarber #24 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers recovers a loose ball against A.J. Abrams #3 of the Texas Longhorns during the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on March 19, 2009 in Greensboro, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Golden Gopher Daily Update

It’s gameday for the Maroon & Gold as they host Purdue at the Barn on Thursday night. Mike Grimm talks to Senior Guard Blake Hoffarber about how the team is dealing with off the court issues and how they are concentrating on beating the Boilermakers.

01/13/2011

Blake Hoffarber #24 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers recovers a loose ball against A.J. Abrams #3 of the Texas Longhorns during the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on March 19, 2009 in Greensboro, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Hoffarber Scores 1,000th Career Point, Gophers Win

Blake Hoffarber scored 13 points to go over 1,000 for his career, Trevor Mbakwe added 13 points and 13 rebounds and No. 21 Minnesota beat Akron 66-58 Wednesday night.

12/15/2010

Guard Blake Hoffarber #24 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Minnesota Tops West Virginia For Puerto Rico Title

Blake Hoffarber hit the winning 3-pointer with 1:31 left to lift Minnesota to a 74-70 win over West Virginia on Sunday night in the final of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.

11/21/2010