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Potential Injury Sullies Solid Win

The University of Minnesota's men's basketball team took care of business against the pesky North Dakota State Bison, but in doing so the #17 Golden Gophers may have lost starting small forward...

Sunday Morning Reading

Quite a bit below the fold, including talk of Tubby's contract status, the Gophers get a sweep on the ice and more. ... Myron Medcalf has UNC coaches Bob Huggins and Roy Williams on the Gophers,...

Golden Gophers Shut Down Barnes, Upset Carolina

Tubby Smith's Golden Gophers upset the #8 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels, shutting down AP All American freshman Harrison Barnes.

Gophers' Basketball Intro Video. .... Thought folks would enjoy this.


Gophers' Basketball Intro Video. .... Thought folks would enjoy this.

One Down: Gophers Handle Wofford 69-55


For the first time in Tubby Smith's four seasons manning the sidelines for the Golden Gophers, he might finally have a team that can bang in the paint with the best the BIg Ten has to offer. The...

Devoe Joseph Suspended Indefinitely

And this isn't the news we wanted to read on the first day of the Gophers' men's basketball season Devoe Joseph has been suspended indefinitely because of off-court issues, Smith said Thursday....

Devoe Joseph's Status

Maybe it's something. Maybe it's nothing. But Devoe Joseph's status is rasing questions around Gophers gossip holes. Some are suggesting a leg injury and potential redshirt. Others are suggesting...

Gophers Basketball: Who Scores?

A look at where the University of Minnesota men's basketball team will finds its offense in 2010-11.

Vikings Select Gophers' Triplett in Fifth Round


University of Minnesota linebacker Nate Triplett was picked by the Vikings in the fifth round of today's NFL draft. Great news for Triplett. The link above is to the SBN Vikings blog. Go over there to check out reaction from Vikings fans.

Cory Joseph Picks Texas

It appears the Joseph brothers will not wear maroon and gold together for the Gophers. Reports indicate that Cory Joseph, Devoe Joseph's younger brother, has offered his verbal committment to Rick...


O-Dog Suggests Race Impacts Free Agency Signings.

Via Jeff Passan at Yahoo! Sports, Orlando Hudson talks fairly openly about racism impacting the free agent market.  Here's a snippet.  "You see guys like Dye without a job.  Guy with [27 home runs...

Goodbye Paul Carter


Minnesota junior Paul Carter, thought of as a likely starter heading into the 2010-11 season, is leaving the University according to news reports today. Carter intends to move closer to his younger...

Adventures in Atrocious Mainstream Media Sports Writing: Jim Souhan Edition

Jim Souhan has officially jumped the shark. I use a cliche to begin this post as an homage to the cliche-a-minute Souhan who found a way to embarrass himself, mainstream media sportswriters and the...

Adventures in Atrocious Mainstream Media Sports Writing: Dennis Dodd Edition

This is part one of two, taking some swipes at blogger/"reporter" Dennis Dodd. The second installment will look at Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Meet Dennis Dodd, one...

Gophers Can't Top Talented Xavier

Jordan Crawford was easily the best player on the floor, and Xavier's guards were too much on offense Friday afternoon as the Musketeers from the Atlantic 10 played like the favored team in a 65-54...

Will Minnesota Fans Take Advantage of a 'Home Game'


One of the first reactions that many Minnesota fans had when hearing that the Gophers would play Xavier in Milwaukee was that it was essentially a home game for the local team. That apparent...

Iowa Fires Lickliter


That didn't last long. Anyone have any thoughts about the Todd Lickliter era other than it was nice whipping up on the Hawkeyes? Meanwhile, Steve Alford has his team in the Dance with a 3 seed. Ouch.

One Game Short, But Two Steps Forward


The Gophers played 7 great halves of basketball in the Big Ten Tournament, but in the second half of the championship game against Ohio State, Minnesota had nothing left. But don't take anything...

Three Down ....


This Minnesota Golden Gophers team wanted respect. Now they have it. Over the last three days, the Gophers whipped Penn State, the team that the pundits said "no one wanted to play." Then the...

Two Down ....


It wasn't easy, no big surprise for a Minneapolis-based team, but the Golden Gophers finally beat Sparty Friday night and advanced to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals with a 72-67 win. It's been...

One Down ....


Damian Johnson had every right to play determined basketball Thursday night in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament. Completely and utterly slighted by the Big Ten coaches, who should be...

Gophers Finish Big Ten Season at .500


Too much going on with the day job to pump out a game review from yesterday's dismantling of the Iowa Hawkeyes. What are your thoughts on the game and Minnesota's chances against Penn State this...

Giant Fail in Ann Arbor


The Gophers made a statement against Michigan tonight. We can all now see quite clearly that this team has no business sniffing the NCAA Tournament. That bubble? Yeah, it's sufficiently exploded. W...

Gophers Finally Win at Illinois


For the first time since 1996, the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team has went on the road and beat Illinois. It wasn't easy, even if the Gophers dominated the first 33 minutes. The...

Heartbreak at the Buzzer


The Gophers had a chance to upset the #3 ranked Purdue Boilermakers. Devoe Joseph dribbled to the corner with the last seconds tipping away. He pump faked to shake a Purdue defender and had a wide...

Gophers Win Second Straight Convincingly


For the second time in three days, the Minnesota men's basketball team whipped a Big Ten opponent in Williams Arena. For the second time in as many games, the Gophers played as a team, demonstrated...

Buck Fo Ryan -- Gophers Dismantle Badgers

Gophers Dismantle Badgers

Gophers Lose Again, This Time In OT At Northwestern


I'll give the Gophers this much, they at least fought during their 77-74 overtime loss at Northwestern, and that is at least a small improvement over the loss at home earlier in the week to...

Gophers Lose To Wolverines


Well, wasn't that ugly? The Gophers just finished losing 71-63 at Williams Arena to a very beatable Michigan team. The Gophers were relatively listless throughout and the final score is closer than...

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