7 Minnesota Connections To The NCAA TournamentThe Gophers aren't a part of March Madness, but there are enough Minnesota connections to the Big Dance to keep local fans engaged in the action if your brackets aren't enough.
Gophers Fall 81-68 To Texas Tech At Puerto Rico Tip-OffCarlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2), who never put together enough baskets and stops — they usually got one or the other — to close the gap once Texas Tech finally gained a cushion.
Pitino Reflects On 1st Season After Missing Big DanceThe 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.
2013 In Review: Top Local Sports StoriesIt 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.
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.
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.
'U' Welcomes New Basketball Coach Richard PitinoRichard 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.
Fans Love New Gophers Coach's Youth, ResumeOne of the biggest names in college basketball is coming to Minnesota to coach the Gophers.
Texas Tech Introduces Tubby Smith As New Coach It is Tubby time at Texas Tech.
Texas Tech, Tubby Smith Agree On DealTubby 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.
Tubby Smith In Talks With Texas TechTubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders.
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.
Minnesota Sets Out To Replace Tubby SmithWhen 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.
Gopher Fans Look To Future After Tubby's TerminationMarch 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.
Tubby Smith Out As Gopher Basketball CoachLess 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.