Gophers Al Nolen Done For Season; Royce White Officially Gone

By Mike Gallagher

Al Nolen’s appeal for re-instatement was denied Tuesday, while Royce White’s saga officially came to an end on Wednesday, two things that are desperately hurting the Gophers on the floor in their quest to the NCAA tournament.

At this point, after their helpless effort at Ohio State Sunday, Tubby Smith can’t even comprehend the idea of the NCAA tournament. [Read more…]

White: “I’m Withdrawing From the University of Minnesota”

By Mike Gallagher

Royce White has made many claims over the past four months, one of which already included him “quitting college basketball” via YouTube.

The claim as he was leaving a Hennepin County courthouse on a video posted on StarTribune.com, however, may hold a little more water than his previous claims of departure.

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BREAKING NEWS: ROYCE WHITE PRACTICES FOR GOPHERS

By Mike Gallagher

For the first time since Royce White’s shoplifting incident back in early November, Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball and the 17th ranked recruit in the nation was back on the court for the Golden Gophers, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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Royce White Leaving College Basketball? Don’t Believe the Hype

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By Mike Gallagher

If you’ve followed Royce White over the last few years, or even few months in the topsy-turvy turmoil that is his life, Thursday morning’s announcement shouldn’t come as any surprise to you.

In a video that can be found here……..White announces that he is, without consulting his family or the athletic department of the University of Minnesota, leaving college basketball.

If you haven’t had a chance to see either of the other two videos he’s posted in the last two weeks via YouTube that led up to this announcement, please do check them out.  This one in particular, posted two days prior to the announcement video, should strike Gopher fans, and fans of sane non-annoying human beings, as concerning.

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