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  • King scores 18, Minnesota advances in NIT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Joey King scored 18 points and top-seeded Minnesota spotted St. Mary’s a big early lead before surging to a 63-55 win in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. The Gophers …

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    24 Mar 14
  • No NCAA tourney, but Gophers get No. 1 seed in NIT

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s first postseason under coach Richard Pitino will be in the NIT, just like his predecessor Tubby Smith. The Gophers were expectedly passed over for the NCAA tournament after losing their …

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    17 Mar 14
  • As Mathieu plays, so go the Gophers

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – As DeAndre Mathieu performs, so go the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The junior point guard has emerged in his first season with the program as the truest indicator of the team’s success, …

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    13 Mar 14
  • Hollins helps Minnesota beat Penn State 81-63

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Austin Hollins had 14 points and three steals in his last scheduled home game, a fitting senior spark for Minnesota in an 81-63 victory over Penn State on Sunday to set …

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    10 Mar 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Freshman guard Kendrick Nunn hit five 3-pointers and led Illinois with 19 points as the last-place Illini beat Minnesota 62-49 on Wednesday night, putting a damper on the Gophers’ hopes for an …

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    20 Feb 14
  • Sophomore Ellenson leaves Minn. basketball team

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota sophomore Wally Ellenson has left the basketball program. Gopher basketball coach Richard Pitino says the team respects Ellenson’s decision. The university announced his decision Tuesday. Ellenson, a native of Rice …

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    19 Feb 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota quarterback Phillip Nelson is transferring to Rutgers. Nelson father, Pat Nelson, told the Star Tribune in Minneapolis on Wednesday that his son has decided to attend Rutgers after also considering Kansas …

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    30 Jan 14
  • Austin Hollins named Big 10 Player of Week

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota senior Austin Hollins has been named the Big Ten Player of the Week for men’s basketball. The award was announced by the conference on Monday. Hollins crossed the 1,000-point mark for …

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    17 Dec 13