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Pitino Reflects On 1st Season After Missing Big Dance

The Gophers aren’t in the NCAA Tournament. Instead, in a weird bit of poetry, they’ll play Tubby Smith’s alma mater, High Point, on Tuesday night in the opening round of the NIT at Williams Arena.

03/17/2014

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2013 In Review: Top Local Sports Stories

It was another eventful year in local sports with three local professional teams making the playoffs, a high profile coach getting dismissed and a football team having a turnaround season.

12/19/2013

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MN Senate Talks Tubby Smith Firing, $263M Boost To MnSCU

The Minnesota Senate approved a major funding increase for the University of Minnesota and MnSCU systems on Wednesday.

04/17/2013

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Pitino Impact Might Be More Substance Than Style

Richard Pitino has promised a fast style at Minnesota that will be fun for fans to watch and for the Gophers to play.

04/08/2013

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Early Thoughts on Richard Pitino?

Happy Face Or Sad Face With The Hire?

04/05/2013

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‘U’ Welcomes New Basketball Coach Richard Pitino

Richard Pitino got right to the point: He promised a fast-paced style at Minnesota that the Gophers will love to play and the fans will love to watch.

04/05/2013

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Fans Love New Gophers Coach’s Youth, Resume

One of the biggest names in college basketball is coming to Minnesota to coach the Gophers.

04/03/2013

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Texas Tech Introduces Tubby Smith As New Coach

It is Tubby time at Texas Tech.

04/02/2013

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Texas Tech, Tubby Smith Agree On Deal

Tubby 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.

04/01/2013

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Tubby Smith In Talks With Texas Tech

Tubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders.

03/30/2013

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What Do Recruits Want In New Gophers Coach?

Sources in Virginia Commonwealth say they expect head men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart to sign a contract extension with the school, spurning potential offers from the Gophers and UCLA.

03/26/2013

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Minnesota Sets Out To Replace Tubby Smith

When Norwood Teague took over as athletic director at Minnesota, he knew it would take a little time for him to get up to speed with all the intricacies of major college football.

03/26/2013

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Jim Dutcher On Gopher Basketball Changes

Former Gopher basketball coach Jim Dutcher talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Tuesday

03/26/2013

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Gopher Fans Look To Future After Tubby’s Termination

March 22, 2007 was the day that Tubby Smith made the move from Kentucky to Minnesota. He felt the love right away. But six years later, Tubby is gone. And Gopher fans aren’t really sure what to make of his time here.

03/25/2013

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Tubby Smith Out As Gopher Basketball Coach

Less than 24 hours after losing to Florida in the third round of the NCAA Tournament, Tubby Smith is out as the Gopher men’s basketball coach.

03/25/2013

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Gophers & Gators Coaches: Old Friends, Rivals From SEC

Sunday may feel like old times for Minnesota’s Tubby Smith and Florida’s Billy Donovan. They certainly are familiar with each other.

03/23/2013

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Gophers’ Smith, UCLA’s Howland Feeling Pressure

When Minnesota and UCLA meet Friday in the NCAA tournament, the winning coach just might put the loser out of his job.

03/21/2013

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Can Gophers Upset UCLA?

How does the No. 11-seeded Gophers men’s basketball team recover from a three-game losing skid to beat No. 6-seeded UCLA in the NCAA tournament?

03/20/2013

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Ups And Downs Precede Minnesota’s Tourney Bid

The Minnesota Golden Gophers were ranked as high eighth in the country, and then they weren’t ranked at all. They beat No. 1 Indiana, and then they lost to Nebraska.

03/19/2013

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Mike Max Sports On WCCO Morning News

Mike Max joined Dave Lee to talk sports on the WCCO Morning News Monday. The Gophers spot in the NCAA basketball tournament and Twins early home opener were discussed among other sports stories. Here are […]

03/18/2013

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Gophers Get No. 11 Seed For NCAA Tourney, Play UCLA

Minnesota made the NCAA tournament for the first time in three years, and the Gophers had their best record against ranked teams in Tubby Smith’s six seasons here.

03/17/2013

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Gopher Coach Tubby Smith Comments On Loss In Lincoln

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith said his team didn’t shoot well enough to win Wednesday

03/07/2013

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Brandon Ubel Leads Nebraska Past Minnesota, 53-51

Brandon Ubel scored Nebraska’s last 10 points and finished with 15, and the Cornhuskers defeated Minnesota 53-51 Wednesday night in the final college basketball game at Bob Devaney Sports Center.

03/07/2013

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Rehashing The Gophers’ Monumental Win Over IU

What made the Gophers’ win over No. 1-ranked Indiana all the more stunning was how poorly the Gophers have been playing with back-to-back 20-point plus losses on the road.

02/27/2013

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Gopher’s Tubby Smith On WCCO Morning News

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday to discuss his squad’s
disappointing loss at Ohio State.

02/21/2013

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