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1-23-14 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Will Norwood Teague leave the U of M? Click the link to hear what he told Sid.

01/23/2014

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1-23-14 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Are Gophers looking like a NCAA Tourney Team? Click the link to listen to Mike’s thoughts.

01/23/2014

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Minnesota Takes Down No. 9 Wisconsin, 81-68

Things couldn’t have started any worse for Minnesota. Andre Hollins hurt his left ankle just 16 seconds into the game and didn’t return.

01/23/2014

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1-22-14 Norwood Teague On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gophers and Badgers meet tonight in the border battle at Williams Arena. Listen to what the AD says about Coach Pitino.

01/22/2014

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Off-The-Court Work Earns Elliott Eliason Time On It

Elliott Eliason has been forced to be patient as he prepared, grew into his body. What has emerged is a new player, a new coaching staff says it started not with basketball concepts but with off-the-court concepts.

01/21/2014

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Pitino Says Andre Hollins Battling Toe Issue

Minnesota coach Richard Pitino says leading scorer Andre Hollins has been playing through a toe injury that may be limiting him as the games wear on.

01/21/2014

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1-20-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Why is Sid so down after the Gopher loss to Iowa? Click the link to find out!

01/20/2014

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1-17-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to Sid’s reaction to the Gophers knocking off #11 Ohio State at the Barn!

01/17/2014

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Minnesota Begins Brutal 4-Game Stretch In Big Ten

For middle-of-the-pack programs like Minnesota, the Big Ten schedule is always daunting. Well, the Gophers have rarely seen a stretch like the one they’re about to begin. Four Big Ten teams are ranked in the top 20, including three in the top five, of the Associated Press poll. Those four teams also happen to be Minnesota’s next four opponents. The Gophers play at No. 5 Michigan State on Saturday. They host No. 3 Ohio State next Thursday. They travel to No. 20 Iowa for a game on Jan. 19. They have No. 4 Wisconsin visiting on Jan. 22.

01/10/2014

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1-8-14 Norwood Teague Visits With Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Click the link to find out when you could skate outside at TCF Bank Stadium!

01/08/2014

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Prep Blog: None Of The Local “Big 3” Chooses Gophers

It’s a unique time for boys high school basketball in Minnesota as the in-state talent seems to get more elite every year. I’m not sure it will ever get to the level that’s out on the east coast, but the brand that’s on display right now on courts throughout the state might be the strongest it’s ever been.

01/03/2014

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1-3-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee!

Click the link to listen to Sid recap last night’s Gopher loss to Michigan.

01/03/2014

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1-2-14 Norwood Teague On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gopher AD talks with Sid about Gopher Basketball and Jerry Kill’s contract. Click the link to listen back!

01/02/2014

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2013 In Review: Top Local Sports Stories

It was another eventful year in local sports with three local professional teams making the playoffs, a high profile coach getting dismissed and a football team having a turnaround season.

12/19/2013

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Pitino, Gophers To Face Louisville in 2014-15 Opener

Richard Pitino will recognize the coach down the sideline next season when the Gophers men’s basketball team opens its 2014-15 regular season. That’s because it will be his father as they face Louisville in the 2014 Armed Forces Classic in Puerto Rico at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Borinquen.

12/19/2013

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12-11-13 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Wolves punish Detroit last night. Listen for Mike’s thoughts by clicking the link above!

12/11/2013

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Andre, Austin Hollins Help Gophers Top Florida State 71-61

Andre Hollins scored 21 points and Austin Hollins added 16 as the Gophers beat Florida State 71-61 Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Williams Rena. Minnesota improved to 7-2 under new coach Richard Pitino.

12/04/2013

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Minnesota Beats Coastal Carolina 82-72

These are the kind of games Minnesota can learn a lot from.

11/19/2013

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Gopher Basketball Signs 3 Players To 2014-15 Class

The University of Minnesota basketball team announced Wednesday the signing of three players to the program for the 2014-15 season. High school athletes all across the country signed letters of intent for their college choice as the early signing period started Wednesday.

11/14/2013

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Gophers Sign 3 Basketball Players

Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino has filled out his first recruiting class.

11/13/2013

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Minnesota Cruises Past Montana 84-58

Minnesota’s Andre Hollins is fast becoming one of the best players in the Big Ten.

11/12/2013

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Minnesota Beats Lehigh 81-62

Newcomer Joey King scored 20 points and Andre Hollins added 18 to lead Minnesota over Lehigh 81-62 on Friday night, giving Richard Pitino his first victory as the Gophers’ head coach.

11/08/2013

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Pitino, Gophers Arrive At Season Opener Vs. Lehigh

Minnesota coach Richard Pitino is on the verge of his first game with the Gophers. They host Lehigh on Friday night in the season opener. Pitino said before the team’s practice on Thursday afternoon that he’s nervous before every game, so this will be no different.

11/07/2013

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Collins, Pitino Bring Common Threads To New Job

Given their bloodlines and new jobs, Minnesota’s Richard Pitino and Northwestern’s Chris Collins have quite a bit in common. Both are in their 30s. They’re the sons of well-known coaches, and they already seem to have a bond heading into their first season in the Big Ten.

10/31/2013

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Leaner, Quicker Gophers Try To Keep Up In Big Ten

Will it be enough for the Gophers to keep up in the tough, deep Big Ten? That’s the biggest of many questions about this team, which must find a way to counteract the loss of standout post players Trevor Mbakwe and Rodney Williams.

10/30/2013

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