Trevor Mbakwe

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Mike Max’s News And Notes For July 5, 2011

Who helped influence the trade of Martin Havlat for Dany Heatley? What will the Wolves do to keep improving during the NBA lockout? Did you know Jose Canseco nearly ended up playing baseball this summer in Minnesota?

07/05/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mbakwe Invited To USA Junior National Team Tryout

Minnesota’s Trevor Mbakwe will try out for the U.S. junior national team’s entry in the World University Games. The announcement was made Wednesday.

06/08/2011

news, notes, mike max

Mike Max’s News And Notes

A whole lot of basketball, high school, college and might the Timberwolves look towards a seasoned veteran to lead? That’s what makes up this week’s news and notes.

03/22/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mbakwe Questioned After Incident In Dinkytown

University of Minnesota basketball player Trevor Mbakwe was questioned after a property damage incident early Sunday morning, according to Minneapolis Police.

03/20/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Basketball team has a monster home game against Michigan State Tuesday night. Mike Grimm previews the game with forward Trevor Mbakwe!

02/22/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mbakwe, Gophers Hope Free-Throw Problem Is Solved

Free throws that don’t fall are the sport’s ultimate missed opportunity, a unique chance to score from mid-range while the defense can’t do a thing about it. So with Minnesota lagging behind at a Big Ten-worst 65.3 percent, Tubby Smith and his staff aren’t allowing foul shooting to be overlooked.

02/16/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mbakwe Muscles No. 16 Minnesota Past Northwestern

Blake Hoffarber scored 20 points while playing point guard in place of Al Nolen, Trevor Mbakwe rammed his way to 18 points and 14 rebounds, and 16th-ranked Minnesota beat Northwestern 81-70 on Wednesday night.

01/26/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mbakwe Fine With Coming Off Bench For Minnesota

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he has not decided if star forward Trevor Mbakwe will start on Saturday against Michigan.

01/21/2011

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Mbakwe Pleads Not Guilty To Violating Order

Minnesota star forward Trevor Mbakwe has pleaded not guilty to a charge of violating a harassment restraining order.

01/20/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Smith Undecided On Mbakwe’s Starting Status

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he has not decided if star forward Trevor Mbakwe will start on Sunday against Iowa.

01/15/2011

Tubby Smith

Gopher Hoops Coach Tubby Smith Previews Purdue

  Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith talked with John Hines on Thursday morning.  He previewed the upcoming game with Purdue, and talked about Trevor Mbakwe’s situation.

830 WCCO–01/13/2011

Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mbakwe Apologizes To Team, Won’t Start

Trevor Mbakwe has apologized for distracting his Minnesota teammates after his arrest for allegedly violating a restraining order against him by sending a Facebook message to a former girlfriend.

01/12/2011

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‘No Change’ In Mbakwe’s Playing Status After Arrest

Police arrested University of Minnesota basketball player Trevor Mbakwe Monday evening after police said the 21-year-old forward violated a harassment restraining order.

01/11/2011

Mike Max Explains Mbakwe Situation

WCCO sports reporter Mike Max joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News with information on Gopher basketball player Trevor Mbakwe’s arrest last night.  Max says Mbakwe violated a restraining order by making a Facebook […]

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Trevor Mbakwe #32 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers defends against Ronald Roberts Jr. #13 of the St. Joseph's Hawks at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa.  (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Gophers Mbakwe Arrested, Taken To Jail

Gophers basketball forward Trevor Mbwake is in Ramsey County Jail after being arrested for a violation of a harassment order Monday night, according to the jail.

01/10/2011

The Minnesota Golden Gophers huddle before taking on the Xavier Musketeers during the first round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Bradley Center. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mbakwe, Williams Lift Minnesota Over Indiana 67-63

Trevor Mbakwe had 11 points and tied career highs with 16 rebounds and five blocks to lead Minnesota to a 67-63 victory over Indiana on Tuesday night, the Golden Gophers’ first Big Ten victory of the season.

01/04/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico following the Gopher win over West Virginia and he talked to Tournament MVP Trevor Mbakwe.

11/22/2010

Tubby Smith, University Of Minnesota, Gophers, Head Coach

Minnesota Tops WKU 95-77 In Puerto Rico

Trevor Mbakwe had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Ralph Sampson III scored 22 points and Minnesota beat Western Kentucky 95-77 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

11/18/2010

Tubby Smith, University, Of Minnesota, Gophers, Head, Coach

Golden Gopher Daily Update

It’s game day for the Gopher Basketball team! Mike Grimm is with the Gophers in San Juan for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. He talks to forward Trevor Mbakwe about Thursday night’s game with Western Kentucky.

11/18/2010

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