Found November 28, 2011 on ESPN:
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe (ehm-BAK'-way) will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, a devastating blow for the Gophers.

Gophers' Mbakwe done for the season

MINNEAPOLIS Gophers forward Trevor Mbakwe's season is done. According to WCCO in Minneapolis, Mbakwe's knee injury suffered Sunday in Orlando was determined Monday to be a torn ACL, ending the University of Minnesota senior's season. WCCO reported that Mbakwe will have surgery on the knee in three weeks. Mbakwe's knee buckled early in the second half of the Gophers...

Minnesota loses Trevor Mbakwe for season with ACL tear Mbakwe out for season with torn ACL University of Minnesota Medical Director Dr. Brad Nelson confirmed that Trevor Mbakwe suffered an ACL tear and added that surgery to repair the injury will take place in several weeks. In a news release, coach Tubby Smith said: “He had a knee surgery before (at Marquette) and for it to happen a second time, you hurt for him,...

Gophers face uncertain future without Mbakwe

MINNEAPOLIS One day after learning that leading scorer and rebounder Trevor Mbakwe was lost for the season, the University of Minnesota men's basketball team was faced with a tough question. Where do the Gophers go from here? Mbakwe, a senior forward from St. Paul, suffered a knee injury Sunday against Dayton in the championship game of the Old Spice Classic in Orlando. The...

Minnesota Loses Game And Trevor Mbakwe

Dayton 86, Minnesota 70This isn't a terrible loss for Minnesota against Dayton, but the real story from this game is Trevor Mbakwe. While much of the team has struggled at times, Mbakwe has been a dominant force, and would have been one of the top big men in the entire Big Ten. And now he's done for the season. Mbakwe could potentially get a sixth season next year with...

Golden Gophers Lose Trevor Mbakwe for Year; Torn ACL

Thus far into the young college basketball season, prospects haven’t looked exceptional for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Tubby Smith‘s squad barely escaped versus Big East weakling DePaul over the holiday weekend, and plenty of holes in their game have been exposed. Now this- losing their most talented player by far for the entire season. Senior forward Trevor Mbakwe suffered...

Mbakwe lost for season in Dayton drubbing

By now it’s probably common knowledge, but the most horrific news that Gopher fans could hear this year was announced earlier today: Trevor Mbakwe will be lost for the season after tearing his ACL in Minnesota’s 86-70 drubbing at the hands of the Dayton Flyers in the Old Spice Classic championship. Not only is Mbakwe [...] Related posts:Dayton and Minnesota for the Old Spice...

God Mother Effing Hell

I'm sitting here right now watching Trevor Mbakwe cry, which I'm guessing means that this isn't a knee tweak, isn't a minor bump, and his season and by extension the Gophers' season is over.  I actually have a lot of thoughts on the tournament that I wanted to get into, but after this I really don't feel like it and plus I have to go spend some time taking...

There goes the Season

I don't exactly know the best way to articulate this so I'll just go with ******* hell.  Trevor Mbakwe's MRI today revealed a tear of both the ACL and MCL, obviously ending his season and basically the Gophers' as well.  I will preface this by saying this obviously sucks way worse for Trevor than it does for me, of that there is no question.  That being said, FML...

Notre Dame and Minnesota both have no chance to make March Madness

Coming into the season both Notre Dame and Minnesota where expected to be bubble teams. Meaning they would be on the verge of making the NCAA tournament all season. However all that changed this week when both of there star players tore their ACL’s and will miss the remainder of the season. Both players where so vital to their team that both Minnesota and Notre Dame...

Injured Gophers F Mbakwe out for season (AP)

Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe (ehm-BAK'-way) will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, a devastating blow for the Gophers. Mbakwe's knee bent awkwardly when he was fighting for rebound position in Sunday's loss to Dayton during the championship game of the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla.

How to watch the Post-Mbakwe Gophers

Here we go again it seems. A promising season has been thrown into disarray. A promising career has come to an end. A team captain who had noticeably improved his game will spend the rest of the season on the bench. Again. It always has to be something. But we are a hearty people, the [...] Related posts:Mbakwe lost for season in Dayton drubbing 2011-2012 Returning Golden Gophers...
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