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Tyus Jones: Gophers ‘Still On My List’

The college basketball season ended Monday night, but the competition continues for another big prize: Apple Valley’s Tyus Jones. Most figure Minnesota is a longshot to land Jones, the most coveted point guard in the country. But he continues to insist the Gophers have a chance.

04/09/2013

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Gophers & Gators Coaches: Old Friends, Rivals From SEC

Sunday may feel like old times for Minnesota’s Tubby Smith and Florida’s Billy Donovan. They certainly are familiar with each other.

03/23/2013

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March Madness Brackets Invade The Workplace

The brackets are set, and now they’ll be played. Millions of people will fill out NCAA basketball brackets again this year in hopes of winning a combination of money and bragging rights.

03/18/2013

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Gophers Get No. 11 Seed For NCAA Tourney, Play UCLA

Minnesota made the NCAA tournament for the first time in three years, and the Gophers had their best record against ranked teams in Tubby Smith’s six seasons here.

03/17/2013

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Mbakwe, Williams Reach Last Minnesota Home Game

Trevor Mbakwe and Rodney Williams are about to play their last home game for Minnesota.

03/01/2013

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With 4 Straight Losses, Minnesota’s In A Slump

After a strong start, Minnesota has fallen into a familiar midseason slide under coach Tubby Smith.

01/28/2013

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Austin Hollins Leads Minnesota Past NW 69-51

Austin Hollins hit five 3-pointers during an impressive three-minute stretch in the second half, finishing with 19 points and sparking ninth-ranked Minnesota to a 69-51 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.

01/06/2013

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No. 9 Minnesota Tops No. 18 Michigan St, 76-63

Andre Hollins had 22 points and six assists and Rodney Williams added 15 points and six rebounds to lift No. 9 Minnesota to a 76-63 victory over No. 18 Michigan State on Monday.

12/31/2012

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Gopher Rodney Williams Steps Up On The Court

Forward Rodney Williams has had to challenge himself to get to his senior year. And he’s finally emerging as a go-to leader for the Gopher basketball team. It’s been a work in progress that feels like it’s finally where it should be.

12/15/2012

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Hollins’ FTs With 0.4 Seconds Lift Gophers

Andre Hollins, a day after scoring 41 points, made three free throws with 0.4 seconds to play to give Minnesota a 66-63 victory over Stanford on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

11/24/2012

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Gophers Aim For Breakthrough Season Under Smith

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has yet to win an NCAA tournament game since his celebrated arrival at the school five years ago.

10/29/2012

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