Minnesota has granted guard Chip Armelin his release from the program so he can transfer, clearing the way for star forward Trevor Mbakwe’s return for a sixth season.
Minnesota power forward Trevor Mbakwe says he’s leaning toward taking the sixth season of eligibility granted by the NCAA.
The NCAA has granted injured Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe a sixth season of eligibility. Now it’s up to Mbakwe to decide if he wants to take it.
Sources told WCCO-TV’s Mike Max Thursday night that University of Minnesota star forward Trevor Mbakwe has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
The question for the Gophers is whether they can keep it going and get back to the NCAA tournament despite the loss of star Trevor Mbakwe and four straight losses to start conference play.
Injured Minnesota star Trevor Mbakwe says he would like to continue his college career if he can persuade the NCAA to grant him another year of eligibility.
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Ralph Sampson III came to Minnesota more than three years ago with a famous name and a 6-foot-11 frame, bringing plenty of potential to coach Tubby Smith’s program.
Minnesota star Trevor Mbakwe has had reconstructive surgery on his injured right knee.
Trevor Mbakwe has been sentenced for violating a harassment restraining order stemming from an incident in January.
The Minnesota Gophers passed their first week without star Trevor Mbakwe.
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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.
Gopher’s basketball forward Trevor Mbakwe will be out for the season after suffering a tear to his ACL during a game Sunday night.
Kevin Dillard had 19 points, Chris Johnson added 18 and Dayton hit 12 3-pointers as the Flyers rode a hot-shooting performance to an 86-70 Old Spice Classic championship game victory over Minnesota on Sunday night.
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.
Trevor Mbakwe recorded his fourth double-double of the season, but it was his late defensive play that really stood out.
Trevor Mbakwe had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, going 16 for 18 from the free-throw line to give the Gophers enough for an ugly 67-57 victory over Fairfield on Thursday night.
Trevor Mbakwe scored a team-high 17 points and Maverick Ahanmisi chipped in five during an 18-1 second-half run as the Minnesota Gophers pulled away from the South Dakota State Jackrabbits en route to a 71-55 victory Monday night at Williams Arena.
Trevor Mbakwe helped Minnesota pull away from Bucknell with 13 of his 17 points in the second half and the Gophers beat the Bison 70-58 Friday in their season opener.
Trevor Mbakwe spent much of the summer determined to turn one of his biggest weaknesses into a strength.
Trevor Mbakwe had 17 points and Ralph Sampson III scored 15, leading Minnesota to a 71-58 exhibition victory over Bemidji State on Tuesday night.
The preseason optimism flowing from the Minnesota basketball program sounds familiar.
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.
Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as team USA defeated Mexico 108-67 in the World University Games on Saturday.