Found January 31, 2012 on From The Barn:
Minnesota beat Illinois, in part, because of unselfish basketball. Players made the extra pass, looked to get their teammates involved, and did not settle for poor shots. A couple of weeks ago, the Gophers lost to Iowa because they made the extra pass, deferred to their teammates, and would only settle for the "perfect" shot. Unselfishness is good, to a point, and at that point, every offense needs a player who will take charge and score on his own. Related posts:Pre-game chatter: Iowa Hawkeyes Game 21 preview: More questions than answers as Gophers head to Purdue Game 14 Preview: Gophers vs. Iowa

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When Minnesota lost star Trevor Mbakwe for the season, skepticism from fans and analysts abounded about the Gophers and their ability to stay in the Big Ten race. When they started conference play with four straight losses, they were given even less of a chance to catch up and get in position for an NCAA tournament bid. But for all their flaws, these Gophers have shown undeniable...
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