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.
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?
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.
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.
University of Minnesota basketball player Trevor Mbakwe was questioned after a property damage incident early Sunday morning, according to Minneapolis Police.
The Gopher Basketball team has a monster home game against Michigan State Tuesday night. Mike Grimm previews the game with forward Trevor Mbakwe!
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.
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.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he has not decided if star forward Trevor Mbakwe will start on Saturday against Michigan.
Minnesota star forward Trevor Mbakwe has pleaded not guilty to a charge of violating a harassment restraining order.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he has not decided if star forward Trevor Mbakwe will start on Sunday against Iowa.