The Minnesota Gophers Basketball team struggled rebounding the ball at times last year. While they ranked third in the conference in rebounding, some of their bigger losses came due to a lack of dominant inside force to clear the boards and not give the opponent second chance opportunities. The last man that could be legitimately considered a competent rebounder for the … [Read more...] about Mbakwe Dominating Around the Rim for Gophers Basketball
The Gophers Basketball Team is 5-0 with a Puerto Rico Tip-Off win under their belts and wins over four 2010 NCAA tournament teams....Trevor Mbakwe was named the Big Ten Player of the Week and the Gophers have smooth sailing to an undefeated non-conference season...The Backdoor Cut breaks down how the Gophers have done it and what they need to do to keep the good times rolling … [Read more...] about The Backdoor Cut Analyzes the Minnesota Gophers Basketball Team’s Hot Start
The Minnesota Gophers basketball team is the hottest in the country right now. As pretty as those words sound to what Tim Brewster once called “Gopher Nation”, the last two of that sentence are the ones that will matter the most in the long run. With great success comes great scrutiny, and with great scrutiny you might start to see things that you may not want to. Is … [Read more...] about Minnesota Gopher Basketball Hot, but Can it Last?
Losing your 2009-10 leading scorer, your best overall defender, and then right before the season your team’s most explosive scorer sounds like a lot to deal with for a program. Apparently it’s not. … [Read more...] about Mbakwe Wins Big Ten POW, Gophers Win Puerto Rico Top-Off, Minnesota Rolling
Royce White gone, Cory Joseph never arriving, leading scorer graduated, no impact recruits. Now that we have the negatives out of the way, it’s time to flip the script and turn our attention to the optimism flying around the Minnesota Gophers Basketball program with the top five things that could lead the Gophers to the top of the Big Ten conference. … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Gopher Basketball Finishes in Big 10’s Top 3
Some would say that the Gophers basketball team overachieved last year. … [Read more...] about 2010 Minnesota Gophers Basketball Season Preview
By Mike Gallagher Gophers Basketball junior forward Paul Carter is leaving the University of Minnesota to move closer to his family, the University announced earlier today. … [Read more...] about Paul Carter Leaving Minnesota
By Mike Gallagher In a season full of more ups and downs than a VH1 Tool Academy marathon, the Gophers strangely faded off into the college basketball offseason without a peep. … [Read more...] about Gophers Basketball Season Recap