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1-17-14 Sid Hartman Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to Sid’s reaction to the Gophers knocking off #11 Ohio State at the Barn!

01/17/2014

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1-2-14 Norwood Teague On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Gopher AD talks with Sid about Gopher Basketball and Jerry Kill’s contract. Click the link to listen back!

01/02/2014

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Gophers Men’s Basketball Releases 2013 Non-Conference Schedule

Nine of the Gopher men’s basketball team’s 13 non-conference games for the 2013-14 season will be played within the friendly confines of Williams Arena. Game times and TV rights will be released by the Big Ten Conference at a later date.

07/30/2013

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Minn. Students To Square Off In Robotics Tourney

Teams from across Minnesota will put their robots through the paces Saturday at the Minnesota State High School League’s second annual State Robotics Tournament. Nearly 800 students will battle their robots and try to take home the top prize.

05/17/2013

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Fans React To Introduction Of New Gophers Coach Pitino

New University of Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino’s arrival at Williams Arena wasn’t quite the reception Tubby Smith received six years ago.

04/05/2013

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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 Of Minn. Sports Arenas To Host Robot Competition

Thousands of high school students are expected to pack the university’s Williams and Mariucci arenas for the Minnesota Regional FIRST Robotics Competitions Friday and Saturday.

03/28/2013

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4 Gopher Teams, 4 Paramount Games

Friday’s a big night for Gopher athletics. Four Gopher teams — the men’s and women’s hockey and basketball teams are competing in prime time tournaments tonight.

03/22/2013

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Upsala Girls Teams Make 1st Trip To State Tournament

They did something that had not been done before in the school’s history – made the state tournament. It ended early for Upsala High School, but the team showed how high school sports can energize and entire community.

03/15/2013

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Gophers AD: Basketball Practice Facility ‘A Need’

Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague says a basketball practice facility is a top priority among the department’s goals for Gophers sports.

02/28/2013

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Fans Share Experience Of Gophers’ Historic Win, Celebration

It’s one of the oldest buildings in college basketball, but Williams Arena has never seen a scene quite like Tuesday night.

02/27/2013

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Bill Would Let Minn. Hockey, Hoops Fans Buy Beer

After a season of liquor sales at TCF Bank Stadium, a state lawmaker wants to allow hockey and basketball fans at the University of Minnesota to buy beer and wine.

02/21/2013

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No. 9 Minnesota Tops No. 18 Michigan St, 76-63

Andre Hollins had 22 points and six assists and Rodney Williams added 15 points and six rebounds to lift No. 9 Minnesota to a 76-63 victory over No. 18 Michigan State on Monday.

12/31/2012

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New Scoreboards Coming To Williams, Mariucci Arenas

University of Minnesota officials announced Thursday plans to make improvements at both Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena before the start of the 2012-13 seasons there.

05/24/2012

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Robots Have Hoop Dreams At High School Competition

There is another big basketball tournament this weekend, and the players are all robots.

03/29/2012

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Gopher Basketball Update With Coach Tubby Smith

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith had an upbeat conversation with Dave Lee on Thursday morning.

01/19/2012

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Gopher Basketball Coach Tubby Smith Reviews Iowa Loss

Gopher basketball coach Tubby Smith called in to the WCCO Morning News on Thursday

01/05/2012

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Gophers Gear Up For Season Opener Vs. Bucknell

The Minnesota men’s basketball team has arrived at the official start of the season.

11/10/2011

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Gophers Start Season With ‘All-Star Friday Night’

The Minnesota men’s basketball team will start the new season with a full slate of skills competition and an intrasquad scrimmage.

10/14/2011

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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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St. Thomas Prof. Cited For Punching Goldy Gopher

A University of St. Thomas math professor is banned from the Sports Pavilion and Williams Arena for one year, after he punched Minnesota mascot Goldy Gopher in the face.

03/09/2011

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Vikings Season Ticket Holders Steamed At TCF Plans

The team announced earlier this week that Monday’s tickets are general admission and seats are a first-come, first-serve basis until the space runs out. But some season ticket holders say that leaves them out in the cold.

12/17/2010

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Williams Arena

To watch the excitement of a Gophers basketball game, you’ll need to get down to the Williams Arena. The 80-year-old building is a historic part of the university, but it can still hold more than […]

12/01/2010

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