Minnesota vs. Northwestern Tips Off Big 10 Tourney: Injuries Aplenty

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In this corner, you have the Minnesota Golden Gophers, a tean that’s been a train wreck ever since losing their starting point guard Al Nolen.

And in this corner, you have the Northwestern Wildcats, a team missing one of their starters in Jershon Cobb, a key reserve (and fill-in starter) in Mike Capocci. Not to mention their star player, John Shurna is still not even close
to 100%.

Something’s got to give in the Big Ten Tournament opener, the #8 vs. #9 game. Someone will be healthy enough to advance to take on #1 (in both the league and the nation) Ohio State.

By Paul M. Banks

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Minnesota Gophers Basketball Offseason Preview

By Mike Gallagher

It’s funny how getting a big name coach to come to your program generates interest and attention for your school. [Read more…]

Gophers Season Over; Tubby Rumors Swirl

By Mike Gallagher

March is a great time of year in college basketball, but it’s times like these I wonder why I still look forward to it and enjoy it.
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Tournament Time is Tubby Time in Minnesota

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By Paul M. Banks

MILWAUKEE- Orlando “Tubby” Smith is entering his second NCAA Tournament (and third year) as the leader of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Despite reaching the second round on 14 prior occasions during his career, he has to win a tourney game with the Gophs. Is this the year?

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