Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/27/14
MINNEAPOLIS After losing four games in a row, the University of Minnesota men's basketball team has dropped from No. 8 in the polls to No. 23 in the latest poll released Monday. The skid has also resulted in the Gophers tumbling to seventh place in the Big Ten standings. All of that has caused plenty of Gophers fans to panic, but Minnesota's players insist they're not doing the same. "Nobody likes to lose, but we're staying positive," junior Austin Hollins said Monday, one day before Minnesota hosts Nebraska. "We're definitely confident. Nobody's panicking at this point. There's a lot to play for, a lot of games left, so we're just going to go one game at a time and take care of this game on Tuesday." Minnesota's latest loss came Saturday against Wisconsin as the Gophers dropped a 45-44 contest at the Kohl Center in Madison. Tubby Smith's team had a chance to send the game to overtime, but senior Rodney Williams missed ...
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