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Gophers’ Hollins Named A Cousy Award Finalist

Gophers’ point guard Andre Hollins has been named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, which is given every year to the nation’s top point guard, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday.

01/10/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 30: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers on December 30, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Packers 37-34. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Wednesday Morning Sports With Mike Max

Mike Max joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to talk sports, including an update on the play-off bound Vikings.

01/02/2013

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2012 In Review: Top Local Sports Stories

It was another somewhat crazy and eventful year in Minnesota sports filled with big wins, tough losses, some controversy and fresh faces hitting the scene.

12/26/2012

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Gophers Ranked No. 21 In Latest AP Poll

After going 2-1 in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in the Bahamas last week, the Gophers men’s basketball team is starting to get some national recognition.

11/26/2012

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Gophers Prepare For Stiffer Competition In Bahamas

A nice trip to the Bahamas sure sounded like a great way for the Golden Gophers to spend the Thanksgiving weekend until they looked at the competition waiting for them.

11/21/2012

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Minnesota Overwhelms Toledo In 82-56 Win

Aggressive defense and the fast break go together in basketball, and Minnesota has both facets working well so far.

11/13/2012

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Minnesota Looking For Mo-Mentum From Walker

Trevor Mbakwe’s return from a knee injury has received plenty of attention and is considered the key to Minnesota’s hopes of returning to the NCAA tournament this year.

11/08/2012

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Minnesota’s Saul Smith Will Keep Job; Return Soon

Minnesota assistant Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days.

10/26/2012

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Gophers’ Mbakwe Won’t Face Jail Time For Violating Probation

Gophers basketball player Trevor Mbakwe went before a Florida judge Friday morning in a sentencing hearing hoping to avoid jail time after violating probation.

10/19/2012

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Gophers Will Travel To Florida State For ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The Gophers basketball team will travel to Florida State on Nov. 27 as part of the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

05/14/2012

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Gophers’ Tubby Smith Expects Contract Deal Will Get Done

Tubby Smith has been asked about getting a contract extension at Minnesota for well over a year now, and that doesn’t figure to change anytime soon.

04/05/2012

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Gophers Finish Eventful Season With Fuel For Next

Minnesota’s run to a runner-up finish in the National Invitation Tournament was more than a consolation gift at the end of another up-and-down season under coach Tubby Smith.

03/30/2012

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Stanford Routs Minnesota 75-51 In NIT Title Game

Stanford’s young guards Chasson Randle and Aaron Bright each scored 15 points, and the Cardinal routed Minnesota 75-51 to win the NIT title Thursday night.

03/29/2012

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Memories Still Strong Of Minnesota’s ’97 Final 4

Amid his blur of memories of Minnesota’s 1996-97 team, Quincy Lewis quickly recalled the crowds.

03/29/2012

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Minnesota, Stanford To Meet In NIT Championship Game

Minnesota and Stanford face off in Thursday’s NIT title game looking to prove how far they’ve come.

03/28/2012

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