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Riding an 11-game winning streak, Andre Hollins and No. 8 Minnesota come to Bloomington as a legitimate contender for the Big Ten title. Could the Golden Gophers snap IU’s streak of dominance in Assembly Hall? What to Expect » Podcast » (Photo: Associated Press)
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Thanks to the athleticism of college basketball players, poster dunks happen almost every night in the real of college hoops.
During last night's Minnesota/Illinois tilt, check out Illinois Brandon Paul who rises up to throw down a nasty dunk on Minnesota Trevor Mbakwe:
Interesting postscript: Paul was called for a charge on the play but somehow the basket still counted...
So, the Gophers just destroyed the Illinois Fighting Illini. The #12 ranked team in the nation. On the road. By 17 points. Which is on the heels of winning their first two conference games by 13 and then 18 points. Honestly, I don’t even know what to say. I’m numb. This is what winning at [...]
Illinois Brandon Paul is one of the most underrated players in the country and last night he had one of the best dunks of the college basketball season.
Paul had the ball out near the three point line and then he beat his defender off the dribble and headed to the hoop. Minnesota’s Trevor Mbakwe tried to stop him but Paul went up and dunked on him. Paul was called for the charge...
MINNEAPOLIS Gophers sophomore point guard Andre Hollins has burst onto the college basketball scene this year, and now he's being recognized for it.
Hollins was named as one of 20 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, which is given each year to the top point guard in college basketball. The list will be cut down to 10 players by early February, then again to a final five in March...
MINNEAPOLIS Entering the weekend series against Alaska-Anchorage, the Minnesota men's hockey team was the No. 1 team in the nation but was sixth in the WCHA standings. It was a testament to the Gophers' success in non-conference play and some early struggles against conference foes.
Thanks to a hat trick by sophomore Kyle Rau, Minnesota dispensed of the Seawolves by a 7...
MINNEAPOLIS Adam Wilcox came to the University of Minnesota campus this fall for a job interview of sorts.
The freshman from South St. Paul was in a competition with junior Mike Shibrowski to become Golden Gophers' starting goaltender. For the first few weeks of the college hockey season, Minnesota coach Don Lucia played each goalie for one game a weekend to see how they handled...
There is a reason why the Golden Gophers have never beaten a top five team on the road, and it isn't just a lack of quality Gopher basketball teams. Top five teams, by definition are really, really good. It can take a perfect performance to beat an elite team on the road, and even a perfect performance is sometimes not enough. Instead of achieving their own perfection in the...
MINNEAPOLIS For the past two games, the top-ranked Minnesota men's hockey team played like a top-ranked team. The Gophers dispensed of then-No. 1 Boston College by an 8-1 final and took care of No. 2 Notre Dame with a 4-1 win on Tuesday.
After performances like that, it seemed all but certain that Minnesota would trounce visiting Alaska-Anchorage, which had as many wins all...
GOLDEN GOPHER, ILLINI-ED?
Minnesota sophomore guard Andre Hollins has been named a Bob Cousy Award finalist, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today. The award, named for Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bob Cousy, is given annually to the nation’s top men’s basketball point guard.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Joe Coleman scored 29 points and Andre Hollins added 22 to help No. 8 Minnesota top No. 12 Illinois Wednesday 84-67 and remain undefeated in the Big Ten.
On Saturday at 12:00 ET, the fifth-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (14-1, 2-0 B10) will host the eighth-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-1, 3-0 B10) on the Big Ten Network.
As always, Jerod, Ryan, Zach, and Andy will be here with another episode of The Assembly Call after the game.
IU-Minnesota Gameday Info
Date: Saturday, January 12th
Time: 12:00 ET, 11:00 CT