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  • Minnesota beats SMU 65-63 to win NIT

      NEW YORK (AP) – Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament …

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    04 Apr 14
  • Minnesota beats Florida State 67-64 in OT at NIT

    NEW YORK (AP) – Substitute center Maurice Walker made six free throws in overtime and Minnesota held off Florida State 67-64 on Tuesday night to reach the NIT championship game. Austin Hollins and DeAndre Mathieu …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Minnesota advances to Frozen Four

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Justin Kloos scored twice and Adam Wilcox made 24 saves to help top-seeded Minnesota beat St. Cloud State 4-0 on Sunday in the NCAA West Regional final. Minnesota will …

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    31 Mar 14
  • Hollins leads Minnesota past Southern Miss in NIT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Austin Hollins scored a career-high 32 points to lead Minnesota to an 81-73 win Tuesday night over Southern Mississippi and a spot in the NIT semifinals. Hollins, playing in his school-record 139th …

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    26 Mar 14
  • Minnesota is top seed in NCAA hockey tournament

      UNDATED (AP) – Minnesota is the top overall seed in the NCAA hockey tournament. Boston College, Union and Wisconsin also received No. 1 seeds when the 16-team field was announced Sunday. The top-ranked Golden …

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    24 Mar 14
  • 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