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Missner’s Manifesto: Silently Watching

There are many reasons people watch sports. I think a lot of people enjoy the community around the sport more than the sport itself. Having a weekly ritual like a football game can provide the same succor as something like going to church (I assume).  I, however, have never been interested in the social aspects of sports (or much else). I don’t need a crowd to watch a game. In...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota outlasts Florida State 67-64 in OT at NIT

NEW YORK -- Maurice Walker made six free throws in overtime and Minnesota held off Florida State 67-64 on Tuesday night to reach the NIT championship game. Austin Hollins and DeAndre Mathieu scored 17 points apiece for the Golden Gophers (24-13), who squandered a 15-point cushion and overcame Devon Bookert's tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation. They will play Thursday night...
Via Fox Sports North
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State falls to Minnesota in NIT Semifnals

NEW YORK -- Substitute center Maurice Walker made six free throws in overtime and Minnesota held off Florida State 67-64 on Tuesday night to reach the NIT championship game. Austin Hollins and DeAndre Mathieu scored 17 points apiece for the Golden Gophers (24-13), who overcame Devon Bookert's tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation. They will play Thursday night against fellow...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota-Wisconsin Preview

While tough defense and clutch shooting has Wisconsin back in the Top 25, the Badgers had a difficult time getting stops the last time they faced Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are looking to sweep their rivals after putting an end to their longest skid of the season. It'll take a rare victory in Madison to get it done, as the 21st-ranked Badgers go for their 16th win in 17...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue needs 3OT to top Minnesota, 77-74

A.J. Hammons had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Purdue Boilermakers to a 77-74 triple overtime victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday night. Kendall Stephens had 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and Ronnie Johnson had 11 points for the Boilermakers (14-9, 4-6 Big Ten), who snapped a season-worst four-game skid. Maurice Walker had 17 points and six rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Purdue tops Gophers in triple overtime, 77-74

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- A.J. Hammons had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Purdue Boilermakers to a 77-74 triple overtime victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday night. Kendall Stephens had 14 points, including four 3-pointers, and Ronnie Johnson had 11 points for the Boilermakers (14-9, 4-6 Big Ten), who snapped a season-worst four-game skid. Maurice Walker...
Via Fox Sports North
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota beats Chaminade 83-68 in Maui

DeAndre Mathieu scored 17 points and Minnesota came back in the second half to beat Chaminade 83-68 at the Maui Invitational on Wednesday. The Golden Gophers turned around a 9-point deficit in the second half by forcing the Division II school into bad shots and five turnovers over the final 10 minutes. Down 59-53 with 9:27 left, Minnesota prevented Chaminade from making it past...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers survive scare from tiny Chaminade in last Maui game

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- DeAndre Mathieu scored 17 points andMinnesota came back in the second half to beat Chaminade 83-68 at the MauiInvitational on Wednesday.The Golden Gophers turned around a 9-point deficit in thesecond half by forcing the Division II school into bad shots and five turnoversover the final 10 minutes.Down 59-53 with 9:27 left, Minnesota prevented Chaminadefrom...
Via Fox Sports North
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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