The Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a $1 million award against the University of Minnesota and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith on Wednesday, ruling that although they treated a prospective assistant coach unfairly, they couldn’t be held financially responsible for backing out of a job offer that Smith lacked the authority to make.
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball program is mourning the loss of one of its own on Thursday. Corky Taylor, who played for the Gophers from 1970 to 1973, died Thursday due to complications from lung cancer.
The Gopher Men’s basketball team squandered a late, second half lead in losing to Iowa Wednesday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has been named one of 20 finalists for the United States Olympic men’s basketball team that will compete in London this summer.
The Minnesota Gophers passed their first week without star Trevor Mbakwe.
The Gophers men’s basketball team is in Florida for a Thanksgiving weekend tournament.
University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Sources tell WCCO that Ralph Sampson III plans to return to the Gopher men’s basketball program and not enter the NBA Draft.
It’s been a tough few months for Minnesota sports fans. The Vikings, Wolves and Wild all struggled, not to mention a bunch of Gopher teams. However, the University of St. Thomas has been an island of success in that sea of struggles.
Surprisingly reserved and composed after winning the Division III men’s basketball national championship, Tyler Nicolai spoke for three teammate and his coach.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he expects to be back at Minnesota next season.
Minnesota’s late-season slide was sharp enough to keep the Gophers from even getting in the NIT.
In an era sprinkled with first round picks, one stood out — Mychal Thompson.
The Northwestern College men’s basketball team is in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time.
Minnesota’s first response to its four-game losing streak was six points in 10 minutes against Iowa.