Rodney Williams

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Sampson, Gophers Edge North Dakota State 63-59

Ralph Sampson III had 15 points, six rebounds and four blocks and Rodney Williams added 14 points and eight boards to lift Minnesota to a 63-59 victory over plucky North Dakota State on Thursday night.


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Minnesota Beats Appalachian State 70-56

Rodney Williams tied a career-high with 18 points as Minnesota held off Appalachian State 70-56 Tuesday night.


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Rodney Williams Leads Minnesota Past USC 55-40

Rodney Williams had 12 points — including two dunks — plus nine rebounds and four steals to give Minnesota some energy for a 55-40 victory over struggling Southern California on Saturday.


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Minnesota Tips Virginia Tech 58-55 Without Mbakwe

Rodney Williams had 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocks while filling in at power forward for injured star Trevor Mbakwe, lifting Minnesota to a 58-55 victory over Virginia Tech on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.


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Gophers Bracing To Move On Without Mbakwe

When Trevor Mbakwe crumpled to the court with a torn ligament in his right knee on Sunday, the Minnesota Gophers lost one of the most valuable players in the country.


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Minnesota Defeats Indiana State 76-69 To Advance

Julian Welch scored 17 points and Andre Hollins added 16 to lead Minnesota past Indiana State 76-69 at the Old Spice Classic on Friday.


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Williams Leads Minnesota By Mount St. Mary’s 85-56

Rodney Williams got Minnesota off to a flying start with five dunks in the first half and Austin Hollins added 14 points and six assists in an 85-56 victory over Mount St. Mary’s on Monday night.


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Gopher Basketball Season Starts Tonight With Tipoff Party

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball season gets underway officially Friday night. The Gophers are hosting a tempered version of “Midnight Madness” at 7 p.m. at Williams Arena.


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No. 15 Minnesota Beats Slumping Michigan 69-64

Trevor Mbakwe and Ralph Sampson III scored 13 points apiece to lead No. 15 Minnesota over slumping Michigan 69-64 on Saturday night.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher men’s basketball team knocked off Iowa at home Sunday. The Gophers moved up to #15 in the nation after victories over Purdue and the Hawkeyes this past week. Sophomore forward Rodney Williams talked to Mike Grimm about the wins.


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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Basketball team is back at play Wednesday night when they host Akron at Williams Arena. High-flying Gopher Sophomore Forward Rodney Williams has been slowed by an ankle injury lately but he tells Mike Grimm that he’s ready to go!




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