Gopher sports fans are gearing up for another big day — March Madness has really become all about Minnesota.
Ben Howland brought his UCLA team to the NCAA tournament with a target on his back that only got bigger after an uninspired 20-point loss that sent the Bruins packing — once again — with an early-round exit.
Andre Hollins scored 28 points and Minnesota rolled past punchless UCLA 83-63 on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament, a game that could be Bruins freshman Shabazz Muhammad’s last in college and coach Ben Howland’s final one leading the program.
If you missed the March-Madness delayed High School Sports Rally Friday night, don’t fret. We’ve got all the highlights — and some excellent stories — in the video below.
Kimberly Wencl wanted to know how they decide where the games will be played?
Seth Curry scored 26 points, Mason Plumlee had 23 and second-seeded Duke beat Albany 73-61 on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
The NCAA Tournament is already giving people a lot to talk about, and it’s also busting a lot of brackets. But the biggest upset of the day came with the help of a young man from Golden Valley, Minn.
When it comes to NCAA Division I programs in Minnesota, there’s only one. Alaska has zero D-I teams while Hawaii, Maine, Vermont and Wyoming are the only other states with just one completely D-I program.
Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
March Madness — it’s the time of year when basketball is on the brain. But in Josh Hoekstra’s history class at Rosemount High School there’s a different type of March Madness taking place.
How does the No. 11-seeded Gophers men’s basketball team recover from a three-game losing skid to beat No. 6-seeded UCLA in the NCAA tournament?
Finally, the moment we have all been waiting for, March Madness! A time were everyone will be putting all their attention into college basketball as the 1st round of the NCAA tournament kicks off Thursday March 21st.
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.
Mike Max joined Dave Lee to talk sports on the WCCO Morning News Monday. The Gophers spot in the NCAA basketball tournament and Twins early home opener were discussed among other sports stories. Here are […]