Rapid Reaction: Minnesota Gophers 70, Bucknell Bison 58


The Bucknell Bison gave the Minnesota Gophers all that they could handle in the season opener on Friday night.

Winning by a score of 70 to 58, the Gophers were challenged all night by a pesky Bison team.

Trevor Mbakwe led the way for the Gophers, which will have to be the theme on most nights throughout the 2011-12 season. [Read more…]

Minnesota Gophers, Bucknell Bison Open Season in Moments

The 2011-12 Gophers basketball season will tip off momentarily, as the Bison from Bucknell come to town.

The Gophers, who ended last season losing 10 of their last 11 games, look to get off on the right foot against the perennial NCAA tournament darling Bison.

The Gophers will rely heavily on the shoulders of senior forward Trevor Mbakwe. [Read more…]