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Gophers Holds Off Mavericks 93-90Joey King scored 18 points and Bakary Konate added 14 with 10 rebounds and Minnesota held off Nebraska-Omaha 93-90 on Friday. Carlos Morris scored 17 points, Nate Mason added 16 and freshman Jordan Murphy chipped in 14 for the Golden Gophers (4-2).
Minnesota Holds Off Missouri State 74-69 In Puerto Ricojoey King scored 18 points to help Minnesota beat Missouri State 74-69 Friday in the consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tipoff. Carlos Morris added 12 points for the Gophers (3-1), who got off to a fast start to build a double-digit lead that reached 18 points early in the second half.
King Scores 22 To Lead Minnesota Over UMKC, 76-58Joey King hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Minnesota pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City in the second half for a 76-58 victory on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
4 Things To Know: Friday The 13th, College B-Ball & MoreThese are the top four stories from Friday, Nov. 13. They include the fact that it's a purportedly unlucky day, and a mysterious piece of space debris expected to enter Earth's atmosphere today. (It's unclear yet if those two stories might just be related.)
Answering College Basketball’s Biggest Questions Ahead Of TipoffCBS Sports Network's Steve Lappas gives a preview of the college basketball season, including Friday's Veterans Classic featuring UNC-Temple and Florida-Navy.
Winona State Investigating Complaint Against Ex-Coach LeafWinona State University officials are investigating a complaint lodged against former men's basketball coach Mike Leaf. The university released a statement noting Leaf was placed on administrative leave June 22, the day after the university received a complaint about Leaf. Leaf was still on leave when he notified the university June 26 he would be resigning effective June 30.
Minnesota Adds Philadelphia Prep Wing To Recruiting ClassMinnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class. The Golden Gophers announced that Gilbert signed a national letter of intent on Tuesday.
Buffalo Man Wins Nat'l Bracket ChallengeA Minnesotan has $5,000 more in his pocket after having won the national CBS Local NCAA Bracket Challenge. Ted Zrust, 44, said he's played various March Madness bracket games in years past, but this was his first time playing through WCCO.
Amanda Zahui B Happy To Go Her Own Way, Enter WNBA DraftLeaving school early for the pros is no big deal for the men at Kentucky or Duke. It's far more unique on the women's side, and that's one of the reasons Minnesota center Amanda Zahui B. wore a big smile on her face as she explained her decision Tuesday.
Good Question: Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down The Net?Every year, March Madness ends with the new national champions cutting down the nets -- we saw Wisconsin/Duke players do that Monday night. Believe it or not, there is a coach and a team that are credited with starting the tradition that's spread to all levels of college basketball.
7 Weirdest Mascots Of The 2015 NCAA TournamentWhile watching all of the March Madness games over the past few weeks, you may have caught a glimpse of a college’s strange, dancing, fuzzy mascot and wondered to yourself, “what IS that thing???”
Guide To March Madness' Final FourA quick start travel guide to help prepare you for your trip to the Final Four in Indianapolis.
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