Posted October 13, 2012 on
Northwestern battles with the Golden Gophers in the Twin Cities. Join PurpleWildcats for an in-game discussion from beautiful TCF Bank Stadium.
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MINNEAPOLIS Senior forward Trevor Mbakwe is lucky to still be on the University of Minnesota men's basketball team, coach Tubby Smith said Friday. Mbakwe was arrested on a DWI charge July 1 and pleaded guilty at a hearing Sept. 10. News of Mbakwe's latest run-in with the law surfaced just as he and the Gophers prepared for their media day to start the 2012-13 season. "...
Those of you watching Big 10 football early Saturday afternoon might have noticed something odd during the Minnesota/Northwestern game.
Take a CLOSE look at this video. In it, Minnesota RB Donnell Kirkwood breaks clear...briefly during a draw play. Kirkwood gets hit.
Gets hit hard.
In fact...he gets hit so hard that something flies off his helmet...
Northwestern travels up north to battle with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, a game offering the Wildcats a chance to respond following their first loss of the season. Which team has the edge in Saturday's contest? PurpleWildcats.com gives a look.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says returning star forward Trevor Mbakwe is ''lucky to be on the team'' following a guilty plea for driving while intoxicated last month.
Mbakwe was arrested on July 1 and was sentenced to one year of probation and community service on Sept. 10. He missed almost all of last season with a knee injury and his return was expected to boost...
The Gophers added their second commitment of 2013 with a verbal from Seton Academy's (Ill.) Alex Foster. Foster is a 6-foot-8 forward and is rated as a three-star by Scout.com
Despite his squad's decisive win one night earlier, Minnesota men's hockey coach Don Lucia said he sought greater consistency Saturday night against Michigan State. Apparently, Lucia got the Gophers' attention. Minnesota bolted out to a 3-0 lead barely seven minutes into its clash with Michigan State, en route to a 7-1 victory. Minnesota (2-0-0) got eye-opening performances...