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Minn. Appeals Court Upholds $1M ‘U’ Verdict

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a $1 million civil verdict against the University of Minnesota and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith and denied their request for a new trial.

10/17/2011

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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.

10/14/2011

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Gophers Start Season With 3 Point Guard Candidates

Success for most basketball teams starts at the point guard position, and Minnesota coach Tubby Smith is well aware of that.

10/13/2011

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Tubby Says He’s Happy, Healthy; New Deal Not Done

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he’s healthy and still cancer-free.

10/13/2011

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Gopher Basketball Teams Host Media Day

The University of Minnesota men’s and women’s basketball teams have high expectations going into the upcoming season, and they tipped things off with media day on Thursday at Williams Arena.

10/13/2011

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Gophers To Start Big 10 Basketball Slate On Road

The Gophers will start the Big Ten men’s basketball season with back-to-back road games against Illinois and Michigan. The conference schedule was released Wednesday.

09/07/2011

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Smith Treated For Prostate Cancer, Now Cancer Free

University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

05/11/2011

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Tubby Smith Says Gophers Will Get Better

Tubby Smith’s fourth year at Minnesota was his most disappointing, ending his streak of 17 straight 20-win seasons and leaving the Gophers out of the postseason.

04/19/2011

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Mike Max’s News And Notes

The only thing keeping U of M basketball coach Tubby Smith from signing an extension is the semantics of getting all the paper work. The terms have been agreed to, although that doesn’t mean other teams won’t keep calling.

03/15/2011

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Tubby Smith Expects To Be Back At Minnesota

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he expects to be back at Minnesota next season.

03/14/2011

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Minnesota Coach Working On Contract Extension

Tubby Smith says he’s staying at Minnesota.

03/10/2011

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Tubby Smith Big Ten Tourney Preview

Gopher coach Tubby Smith shared some tourney analysis with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News.

03/10/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm takes you inside the Gopher Basketball team. He talks to Gopher redshirt freshman Elliott Eliason, a seven-footer from Nebraska!

03/08/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Men’s Basketball team has now lost five straight games after losing Sunday to Penn State. Coach Tubby Smith talked to Gopher Basketball Analyst Spencer Tollackson following Sunday’s loss.

03/07/2011

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Tubby Tells Gophers Fans To Watch Their Language

Tubby Smith, the Gophers men’s basketball head coach, thinks some of the chants coming out of the student section lately have been less than tasteful.

02/22/2011

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Coach’s Criticism? Gophs Say They’re Better For It

Minnesota players say they are not taking a stern critique from coach Tubby Smith personally.

02/12/2011

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Tubby Blasts Struggling Golden Gophers

Four losses in a row was enough for Minnesota coach Tubby Smith.

02/11/2011

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Tubby Smith Previews Illinois Game

Gophers coach Tubby Smith was on with Dave Lee this morning previewing tonight’s match-up against Illinois at The Barn.

02/10/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

The Gopher Men’s Basketball team has a big game Thursday night as they welcome the Illinois Fighting Illini to Williams Arena. Mike Grimm previews the game with Gopher Coach Tubby Smith.

02/10/2011

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Tubby Concerned About Hoffarber Wearing Down

Blake Hoffarber has played at least 34 of 40 minutes in nine of Minnesota’s 11 Big Ten games this season.

02/09/2011

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Smith: Gophers PG Hoffarber’s Knee Will Be Fine

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he expects point guard Blake Hoffarber’s sore left knee to be fine for the Golden Gophers’ game against Illinois on Thursday.

02/07/2011

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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

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Mike Grimm checks in with both of Minnesota’s basketball teams on today’s Golden Gopher Daily Update!

01/26/2011

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Golden Gopher Daily Update

Another tough break for the Gopher Basketball team. Senior Point Guard Al Nolen will miss some time, possibly the rest of the season, with a broken foot. He’ll have surgery Wednesday. Head Coach Tubby Smith explains what happened and what comes next.

01/25/2011

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No. 16 Minnesota Loses Nolen To Broken Foot

Minnesota point guard Al Nolen will have surgery on his broken right foot, raising the question about whether he’ll be able to play for the Gophers again this season.

01/24/2011

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