Trevor Mbakwe

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G Armelin Granted Release From Minnesota

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.


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Minnesota’s Mbakwe ‘Leaning Toward’ Returning

Minnesota power forward Trevor Mbakwe says he’s leaning toward taking the sixth season of eligibility granted by the NCAA.


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Mbakwe Mum On Whether He’ll Return

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.


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Mbakwe Granted 6th Year Of Eligibility By NCAA

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.


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Gophers Have An Identity; Tubby Points To Poise

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.


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Injured Mbakwe Hopes For 6th Season Of Eligibility

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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Mike Max’s News And Notes For January 6, 2011

Ricky Rubio is starting to make a marketing name with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and could Trevor Mbakwe play for the Gophers again? It’s all here in this week’s news and notes.


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Minnesota’s Sampson Still An Up-And-Down Performer

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.


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Minnesota’s Mbakwe Has Surgery On Right Knee

Minnesota star Trevor Mbakwe has had reconstructive surgery on his injured right knee.


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Mbakwe Sentenced For Violating Restraining Order

Trevor Mbakwe has been sentenced for violating a harassment restraining order stemming from an incident in January.


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Gophers Have So Far Gotten By Without Mbakwe

The Minnesota Gophers passed their first week without star Trevor Mbakwe.


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Mike Max’s News And Notes For November 29, 2011

Does Trevor Mbakwe still have a future in the Gopher basketball program? How is Joe Mauer progressing and what was Fran Tarkenton doing with the Vikings?


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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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Gopher’s Mbakwe Out For Season With Torn ACL

Gopher’s basketball forward Trevor Mbakwe will be out for the season after suffering a tear to his ACL during a game Sunday night.


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Old Spice Classic: Dayton Shoots Past Minnesota 86-70

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.


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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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Mbakwe Leads Minnesota Past DePaul 86-85

Trevor Mbakwe recorded his fourth double-double of the season, but it was his late defensive play that really stood out.


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Mbakwe Leads Minnesota Again, 67-57 Over Fairfield

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.


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Mbakwe Leads Gophers Past Jackrabbits 71-55

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.


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Mbakwe Leads Minnesota Past Bucknell 70-58

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.


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Mbakwe Is All Minnesota Needs Vs. Augustana

Trevor Mbakwe spent much of the summer determined to turn one of his biggest weaknesses into a strength.


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Mbakwe, Sampson Lead Minnesota Over Bemidji State

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.


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Gophers Look To Snap Back From Last Season’s Slump

The preseason optimism flowing from the Minnesota basketball program sounds familiar.


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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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Mbakwe Leads USA To Win At World University Games

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.