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Gophers To Host Florida State In Big 10/ACC Challenge

Officials announced Wednesday that the Gopher men’s basketball team will host Florida State in early December as part of the Big 10/ACC Challenge.

05/08/2013

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Deandre Mathieu Signs To Play For Pitino, Gopher Basketball

The University of Minnesota basketball program announced Wednesday that junior college recruit Deandre Mathieu has signed to play with the Gophers.

05/08/2013

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Pitino Announces Hires For Gopher Basketball Staff

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Rich Pitino announced three more additions to his basketball staff on Thursday.

04/25/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes For 4/20

Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.

04/20/2013

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Early Thoughts on Richard Pitino?

Happy Face Or Sad Face With The Hire?

04/05/2013

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Gophers, Richard Pitino Reach Verbal Agreement

Richard Pitino has built a resume as one of the nation’s up-and-coming young coaches at Florida International and bears a last name that draws immediate respect in all corners of college basketball.

04/03/2013

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Rodney Williams To Compete In College Dunk Contest

One of the most athletic players in recent memory at the University of Minnesota will get one more chance to show off his skill on a national stage.

03/29/2013

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Mbakwe, Hollins Earn All-Big Ten Honors For Gophers

Senior forward Trevor Mbakwe and sophomore guard Andre Hollins earned All-Big Ten honors for the Gophers men’s basketball team on Monday.

03/12/2013

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Brandon Ubel Leads Nebraska Past Minnesota, 53-51

Brandon Ubel scored Nebraska’s last 10 points and finished with 15, and the Cornhuskers defeated Minnesota 53-51 Wednesday night in the final college basketball game at Bob Devaney Sports Center.

03/07/2013

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Gophers’ Mbakwe Earns Big 10 Weekly Honor

Gophers senior Trevor Mbakwe had a big week, and it’s no surprise that the Minnesota men’s basketball team got two victories as a result.

03/04/2013

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Kevin Lynch Talks Gopher Basketball On Rosen’s Sports Sunday

The Gophers men’s basketball team had a big week with a stunning 77-73 win over No. 1-ranked Indiana on Tuesday, then dominated Penn State 73-44 on Saturday, Senior Day, at Williams Arena.

03/04/2013

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Go Tubby Go!

Gopher coach Tubby Smith celebrates with his team after their win against the Badgers.

02/15/2013

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Gophers Choose Date For Home Regular Season Finale

The University of Minnesota announced Tuesday it has solidified the date and time for its men’s basketball home finale against Penn State. The Gophers (17-7, 5-6) will host Penn State at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Williams Arena.

02/12/2013

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Mike Max’s News And Notes For Feb. 9, 2013

If Kevin Love was available for the Lakers, what do the Lakers think of Love? No doubt the internal pressure is growing on David Kahn, and many people are wondering if Love will be back.

02/09/2013

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WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee And Mike Max Sports

Mike Max joined Dave Lee for a Friday morning sports report.

01/11/2013

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