Found December 08, 2012 on From The Barn:
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 [...]

Gophers comfortably beat USC, proving that untelevised west coast games count.

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...

No. 14 Minnesota Beats USC 71-57

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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