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Minnesota Signs Deandre Mathieu As Richard Pitino’s Second Recuit
Minnesota’s new coach Richard Pitino has landed his second recruit since taking the job with the addition of Deandre Mathieu. Mathieu is a point guard who has spent the last two seasons at Central Arizona College, a junior college. He [...]
Bubble Watch: 4 Big Ten Basketball Teams In Mix For NCAA Tournament; How Will They Get There?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Madness! Okay, not quite, but we’re getting ever so close. As the final week of the college basketball regular season is amazingly upon us and conference tournaments are right around the corner, [...]
Bubble Watch: Minnesota Has Great Opportunity To Solidify Spot in Tournament This Week
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are your prototypical NCAA tournament bubble team. They have some great wins, yet they also have some really bad losses. Their inconsistent level of play has been maddening, and what was once a terrific offensive team [...]
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Despite Recent Struggles, Michigan State Spartans Remain Title Contenders
After starting the season 18-1 and being the talk of college basketball, the Michigan State Spartans are now 21-5 and are struggling to remain atop the Big Ten conference standings. The Spartans are just 3-4 in the team’s last seven [...]
Minnesota Golden Gophers Surging Behind Their Outstanding Guard Play
If you haven’t seen this Minnesota Golden Gophers team play, you’re missing out. They’re a fun and up-tempo, high energy group that really gets after it. And I don’t think they’ve played their best basketball just yet. After last season came [...]
Andre Hollins is Big Ten Conference’s Most Underrated Player
Point guards are the most important players on the basketball court. They have the ball in their hand more than any other player and their decision-making skills — or lack thereof — often determine whether or not a team has [...]
Maui Invitational Game Preview: Minnesota vs. Syracuse
It will be a battle of unbeatens Monday afternoon, as the Minnesota Golden Gophers are in Hawaii to take on the Syracuse Orange in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. The Gophers are 5-0 and coming off a [...]
Why University of Minnesota Made the Best Hire in Richard Pitino
Everyone remembers the joke that Florida International University became when Isiah Thomas was their head coach. The fact that players did not want to play for him, that the school was not backing his decisions and that they all walked [...]
Who Will Lead the Minnesota Golden Gophers In Scoring?
The Minnesota Golden Gophers will not be the best team in the Big 10 entering the new season, but they will still have some talent regardless. With that said, who will lead the team in scoring in the 2013-14 college [...]