Posted December 09, 2012 on
LOS ANGELES — Minnesota made the long trip West worthwhile, extending its winning streak to six games and giving coach Tubby Smith his 500th career victory. Andre Hollins led four players in double figures with 14 points in the 14th-ranked Gophers' 71-57 win over Southern California on Saturday night.
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The Minnesota hockey squad entered its holiday break on a sour note Saturday, settling for a 4-4 tie against Colorado College, at World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Fourth-ranked Minnesota, now 11-3-3 overall and 6-3-3 in WCHA play, had held a decisive lead through the first 20 minutes Saturday.
"Tying a game like this is kind of like losing one," said Gophers standout...
Late in Friday's WCHA contest at Colorado College, Minnesota defenseman Justin Holl took a hard crash into the boards, which left a large sheet of glass crashing to the ice in pieces.
That play proved the fourth-ranked Gophers hockey squad isn't going lightly into its upcoming holiday break. So did the outcome of Friday's game, as the Gophers claimed a hardfought 4-2...
The Minnesota Golden Gophers quest to beat other teams who happen to wear maroon and gold continues Saturday night against the USC Trojans in a game no one will see. Back in Minnesota, where people do care about college basketball, the game is not televised. In southern California, no one cares about college basketball. Games like this [...]
Yes, it turns out. Basketball games on the west coast that are unseen do in fact count. The Golden Gophers beat the mediocre at best USC Trojans in rather convincing fashion. Minnesota is the 2012-2013 champion of maroon and gold. How about that? Normally I'd try to provide some analysis of what happened. Since the closest I came to actually seeing the game was ESPN's game...
Minnesota made the long trip West worthwhile, extending its winning streak to six games and giving coach Tubby Smith his 500th career victory.
Andre Hollins led four players in double figures with 14 points in the 14th-ranked Gophers' 71-57 win over Southern California on Saturday night.
Rodney Williams added 13 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Andre Hollins scored 14 points, and No. 14 Minnesota defeated Southern California 71-57 on Saturday night, giving coach Tubby Smith his 500th career victory.
Rodney Williams added 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Trevor Mbakwe had 12 points for the Gophers (10-1), who led all the way in winning their sixth in a row on their first trip to play USC in Los Angeles...
USC returns to the Galen Center to host No. 14 Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are 9-1, the Trojans are 3-5 this season. Get inside the conversation!
Cleveland Heights (Ohio) athlete enjoyed his official visit to Minnesota last weekend and had been thinking about ending his recruitment all week. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound athlete made it official on Sunday with a commitment to Jerry Kill and the Golden Gophers.
Following a historic moment in the career of Tubby Smith, history will be on Minnesota's side Tuesday night as it goes for a 16th consecutive victory over North Dakota State and tries to remain undefeated against Summit League teams since 1936.
With the 13th-ranked Golden Gophers (10-1) matching last season's longest winning streak at six with Saturday's 71-57 victory...
Tubby Smith isn't quite ready to admit this Minnesota team is playing the best early season basketball of the six he's coached. His squad, however, is making it increasingly difficult to say otherwise.
It's also on the verge of helping Smith achieve a significant milestone.
Smith looks to become the 19th active Division I coach to reach 500 victories Saturday night...