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MINNEAPOLIS Less than 24 hours after the Gophers men's basketball team knocked off top-ranked Indiana, the University of Minnesota campus was still abuzz in the excitement of Tuesday night's victory. So much so that Gophers coach Tubby Smith called an impromptu meeting with the media to further dissect his team's upset over the Hoosiers.Perhaps the biggest takeaway: The win was nice and provides a short-term morale boost, but Smith knows it only means so much in the big picture."I think it's one game. Each team is different in their personality and their makeup," Smith said Wednesday. "You can't dwell on it, but you have to keep it in your memory bank and bring out those experiences. To put it in perspective, it's not like we were playing for the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten. That's what I have to let our players know."Indeed, even with Tuesday's upset victory, the Gophers are still just 7-8 in the Big Ten with three games remaining...
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Micaella Riche scored 24 points to help Minnesota beat seventh-ranked Penn State 89-81 on Thursday night, preventing the Lady Lions from clinching the Big Ten regular-season title outright and ending their six-game winning streak.
Maggie Lucas had 23 points for Penn State (23-4, 13-2), which must play at second-place and 20th-ranked Nebraska on Sunday.
If the Lions lose, they&...
MINNEAPOLIS – After a tumultuous month of February that saw the Gophers stumble to a dismal 2-6 record, Tuesday night was nothing short of redemption. With a physical brand of basketball, Minnesota dominated down low, beating No. 1 Indiana by a score of 77-73 causing thousands of rabid fans to storm the court at Williams Arena.
When the Minnesota Gophers did the unexpected and took down the No. 1 ranked Indiana Hoosiers, students and fans stormed the court in celebration.
Thanks to the power of camera phones and YouTube user mntwinsfreak89, we now have a firsthand look at what it was like to storm the court with the Gophers fans. This a pretty awesome video that takes you right in the middle of the action...
In the hectic world of college basketball, a lot can happen in six weeks. Heck, the way this season has been going, a lot can happen in just one week.
It seems far longer ago than that, but back on January 12th, the 8th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers were battling Indiana in what was billed as an early season matchup between two top 10 teams.
Enjoying their highest ranking in nearly...
Each week, I participate in a WCHA Web Media Poll that is put on by the Tech Hockey Guide with 11 other people that represent both the print media as well as the hockey blogosphere.
This week, there is a new number one team, in the WCHA Web Media Poll. The Minnesota Gophers received eight first place votes and vaulted to first place. Coming in second was the Saint Cloud...
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The end is near, we have this weekend and next
and then the WCHA regular season comes to an end. This friday starts a new month, March, or for some teams the playoff run month.
1. St. Cloud St……………16...