Gophers Fall 81-68 To Texas Tech At Puerto Rico Tip-OffCarlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2), who never put together enough baskets and stops — they usually got one or the other — to close the gap once Texas Tech finally gained a cushion.
Minnesota Returns To Texas Bowl Against Syracuse Minnesota looks to reach nine wins for the first time since 2003 and end a five-game bowl losing streak when the Gophers face Syracuse in the Texas Bowl on Friday. It's their second straight trip to this bowl after they lost to Texas Tech 34-31 last year after a late rally by the Red Raiders.
Texas Tech Introduces Tubby Smith As New Coach It is Tubby time at Texas Tech.
Texas Tech, Tubby Smith Agree On DealTubby Smith is headed to Texas Tech to try to turn around another wayward program. Smith agreed to terms Monday with Texas Tech to be its next coach, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. Athletic department spokesman Blayne Beal said there was no agreement in place.
Tubby Smith In Talks With Texas TechTubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders.
Texas Tech Rallies To Beat Minnesota 34-31Minnesota made plenty of plays Friday night. They simply could not make one when it mattered most.
Gray Ends Gophers’ Career At Meineke Bowl The Gopher football team plays its finale against Texas Tech in the Car Care Bowl in Houston on Friday night.
Hageman Named Gopher Captain For Next YearThe Gophers success with Texas Tech could depend on the defense's ability to rush a quick rhythm passer.