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Eastview Heads To Title Game With Mother-Daughter Power

On Saturday night, Eastview meets Bloomington Kennedy for the class 4A title. Eastview is ranked number one in the state, and they have an interesting combination: head coach Melissa Geubert and point guard Madison Geubert are mother and daughter. Melissa tries not to focus on it at the expense of the team.

03/21/2014

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Gophers Point Guard Mathieu Exceeds Expectations

The Gopher basketball team opens the Big 10 Thursday against Michigan. One of the bright spots thus far has been point guard Deandre Mathieu. He came with Coach Richard Pitino from Florida International University. So far, he’s been better than most expected.

12/31/2013

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Deandre Mathieu Signs To Play For Pitino, Gopher Basketball

The University of Minnesota basketball program announced Wednesday that junior college recruit Deandre Mathieu has signed to play with the Gophers.

05/08/2013

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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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Timberwolves G Rubio Out Vs Suns With Back Spasms

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio is a late scratch against the Phoenix Suns because of back spasms.

12/29/2012

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Gophers’ Andre Hollins Blossoming Before Our Eyes

The Gopher men’s basketball team is built for the Big Ten because they have a big three — Trevor Mbakwe’s muscle, Rodney Williams’ ability to get to the basket, and Andre Hollins’ maturation at the point guard position.

12/13/2012

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Rubio Knows Big Expectations Await His Return

Ricky Rubio knows that there are a lot of expectations being put on his return to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He knows he is being cast as the missing piece that will magically make everything better as soon as he hits the court.

12/07/2012

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Rubio Starting Light Practice Work

Ricky Rubio has started to do some light five-on-none work in practice for the Minnesota Timberwolves, another encouraging sign in his long rehabilitation from a torn ACL in his left knee.

11/18/2012

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Timberwolves Welcome Guard JJ Barea To Minnesota

The Minnesota Timberwolves are welcoming J.J. Barea into the fold, hoping he can bring veteran poise and leadership to one of the youngest teams in the league.

12/14/2011

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Gophers Start Season With 3 Point Guard Candidates

Success for most basketball teams starts at the point guard position, and Minnesota coach Tubby Smith is well aware of that.

10/13/2011

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Ricky Rubio Meets Minnesota

For two years, Minnesota Timberwolves fans have been tantalized by the myth of Ricky Rubio.

06/21/2011

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Rubio Arrives In Minneapolis Monday

Minnesota Timberwolves fans have waited more than two years, and Ricky Rubio is set to finally arrive in the Twin Cities on Monday.

06/20/2011

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Deadline For Rubio Signing With Wolves Arrives

While Ricky Rubio mulls coming to the NBA next season, a deadline of sorts came and went on Tuesday without any word on whether the Spanish point guard will be joining the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2010-11.

05/31/2011

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Timberwolves Shut Down PG Flynn For A Week

The Minnesota Timberwolves are shutting down point guard Jonny Flynn for the next week, hoping it will help his recovery from major hip surgery.

02/16/2011

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With Nolen Out, Gophers To Rely On Several Guards

Al Nolen’s role for Minnesota has been reduced for now to encouragement from the bench.

01/25/2011

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