Cal’s Jordan Mathews, Minnesota’s Charles Buggs To Grad-Transfer

Jordan Mathews, who will graduate this summer from the University of California, announced Tuesday that he will play his final year of college ball elsewhere. Will always be a Golden Bear at heart! — Jordan Mathews (@JordanMathews22) May 31, 2016 Gonzaga is the favorite to land the 6-foot-3 guard, who averaged 13.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists...
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June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago State outmatched by Minnesota, 70-52

Chicago State’s Jawad Adekoya and Minnesota’s Jordan Murphy fight for a loose ball Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)   Forward Jordan Murphy recorded his fourth double-double in the last five games Wednesday as Minnesota pulled away from Chicago State for a 70-52 victory. Murphy scored nine points in the first half to help Minnesota build a 32-24 advantage. He finished...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Gophers win in exhibition against Minnesota Crookston

MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota men's basketball team won the first of its two exhibition games, defeating Minnesota Crookston, 74-57, at Williams Arena on Sunday afternoon. After falling behind early, trailing 16-9 with 10:30 remaining in the first half, Minnesota responded with a 15-3 run keyed by two 3-pointers from Nate Mason, one trey by Joey King and a breakaway...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

First-half turnaround powers Gophers to win over UNC-Wilmington

MINNEAPOLIS -- In the blink of an eye, a nine-point deficit all of a sudden became a 10-point lead, then 15. Everything that could go right for Minnesota did go right for the Gophers during an impressive first-half run. In its final non-conference test of the season, Minnesota found itself trailing early to visiting UNC-Wilmington. But thanks to perhaps the Gophers' most impressive...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Minnesota’s Charles Buggs threw down a reverse alley-oop

Minnesota (9-2) took care of Seattle 92-57 and on their way to victory had this incredible highlight…. Check out this reverse alley-oop from @BuggieBoo24! #Gophers #SCTop10 #RaiseTheBarn — Minnesota MBB (@GopherMBB) December 20, 2014
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What to watch while the Gophers are winning.

The competitive portion of the non-conference Golden Gopher basketball season is over. The Gophers have four weeks and six games to prepare themselves for the Big Ten season. Thanks to wins over Georgia and Wake Forest, the Gophers should still have a reasonable chance to make the NCAA tournament with a 9-9 or 10-8 conference record, if they can improve enough to do so. The next...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

5 burning questions heading into the season

A new season means excitement, anticipation and, most of all, uncertainly. Richard Pitino builds on a successful inaugural season as Minnesota’s head coach, with plenty of weapons to help extend the momentum an NIT championship. Things appear to be on the upswing, but with the notable loss of Austin Hollins, a Jekyll and Hyde routine from Elliott Eliason last year, and a ton of...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Buggs pays big dividends in Gophers' upset of Iowa

MINNEAPOLIS -- As Charles Buggs took a seat on the bench late in the first half of Tuesday's win over Iowa, the Gophers fans rose to their feet to give him a standing ovation. Yes, the seldom-used Buggs, the same player who had scored five total points all year, provided a huge offensive spark for Minnesota and elicited a standing ovation from the home crowd. While Buggs didn't play...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Backs against the wall, Gophers score huge win over Iowa

With the narrative firmly in place, the Gophers entered Tuesday night’s game against #20 Iowa in a precarious position: win and put themselves in position to score an NCAA Tournament bid or lose and abandon basically all hope of waltzing into the postseason. And for a team that has basically played up or down to […]
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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