There has been talk of moving the Prep Bowl, Minnesota’s annual series of high school football championship games, outdoors since TCF Bank Stadium was built on the University of Minnesota campus. At its annual board meeting last week, the Minnesota State High School League approved moving the high school football state championships to TCF Bank Stadium starting in 2014.
The word is Joe Coleman is getting a lot of inquiry from major colleges across the country since announcing he’s leaving the University of Minnesota. Richard Pitino is starting to make his imprint, including inquiring about a private workout area across from his office for personal player workouts.
Guard Joe Coleman is the first Minnesota player to transfer after the coaching change this season. The Golden Gophers announced Wednesday that Coleman has been granted a release from his scholarship.
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.
Joe Coleman scored 29 points and Andre Hollins added 19 to help No. 8 Minnesota top Illinois Wednesday 84-67 and remain undefeated in the Big Ten.
Starting guard Joe Coleman scored 12 points, and No. 13 Minnesota got 42 points from its reserves in a 75-50 rout of Lafayette on Saturday night.
Aggressive defense and the fast break go together in basketball, and Minnesota has both facets working well so far.
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.
Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith had an upbeat conversation with Dave Lee on Thursday morning.
Minnesota’s Joe Coleman has been named the Big Ten’s freshman of the week.
Joe Coleman scored a career-high 23 points and Minnesota defeated Penn State 80-66 on Sunday for its second Big Ten win of the season and the Golden Gophers’ second in as many games.
Joe Coleman of Hopkins has been selected as the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for boys high school basketball.
Joe Coleman scored 22 points and Marvin Singleton muscled his way inside for 15 points to help Hopkins beat Eden Prairie 64-52 on Saturday night, the third straight Class 4A championship for the Royals.
This week’s High School Rally Star is actually Rally Stars. Hopkins is the number one rated boys basketball team in the state and they have two pretty good reasons why.