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.
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.
Aggressive defense and the fast break go together in basketball, and Minnesota has both facets working well so far.
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.
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.
Gophers basketball player Trevor Mbakwe went before a Florida judge Friday morning in a sentencing hearing hoping to avoid jail time after violating probation.
The Gophers basketball team will travel to Florida State on Nov. 27 as part of the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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.
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.
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.
Amid his blur of memories of Minnesota’s 1996-97 team, Quincy Lewis quickly recalled the crowds.
Minnesota and Stanford face off in Thursday’s NIT title game looking to prove how far they’ve come.
The NCAA has granted injured Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe a sixth season of eligibility. Now it’s up to Mbakwe to decide if he wants to take it.
Sources told WCCO-TV’s Mike Max Thursday night that University of Minnesota star forward Trevor Mbakwe has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
Northwestern had one goal this season — earning the school’s first NCAA tournament bid.