Found December 09, 2012 on
From The Barn:
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 tracker, we'll have to get statistical.
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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 [...]
On their slow and deliberate march towards the top ten, the Golden Gophers have three obstacles in their way. The first two are North Dakota State and Lafayette. The third is finals week. Coming off their second true road win of the season, the team is in the enviable position of only needing to take care of business on the court and in the classroom. The hard part of the non-conference...
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.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The only reason Rodney Williams became an inside player for Minnesota was Trevor Mbakwe's torn-up knee.
Playing together in the post for the first time in their college career, Mbakwe and Williams are turning into quite the pair for the 13th-ranked Gophers.
Williams scored a season-high 19 points, including a 360-degree dunk off a fast break, and Mbakwe...