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MBB Recap: Ohio State Edges Minnesota In Overtime 74-72

The #25 Ohio State Buckeyes ventured into the northern wasteland (current temperature of 4 degrees, Feels Like -11 degrees) to face off against the Golden Gophers of Minnesota this evening. With the game tied at 72, Marc Loving lofted in a mid-range jumper from the left side with :25 remaining in the game, then Shannon Scott preserved the win by slapping the ball away on Minnesota’s...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio St.-Minnesota Preview

Ohio State is one of the better offensive teams in the country, but coach Thad Matta's squad is talking about the possibility of changing its defensive scheme. The 22nd-ranked Buckeyes could put it to the test as they look to end Minnesota's 14-game home winning streak Tuesday night. Ohio State (12-3, 1-1 Big Ten) leads the conference and ranks fourth nationally in field-goal percentage...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

MBB Pregame Glance: Minnesota Golden Gophers

The #20 Ohio State Buckeyes (12-3, 1-1) try to get their first  Big Ten Conference win by visiting the Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-4, 0-2) at the Williams Arena (The Barn) tomorrow evening. The Buckeyes are coming off a 77-61 win over Illinois. Meanwhile, Minnesota has dropped consecutive games to Purdue(!) and Maryland. Last season, Ohio State split their games, winning 63-53...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 Maryland too much for Gophers

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Melo Trimble scored 20 points, and No. 12 Maryland used a strong defensive performance to beat Minnesota 70-58 on Saturday in the Terrapins' inaugural Big Ten home game. Dez Wells added 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists, and sophomore Damonte Dodd had a career-high 12 rebounds for the Terrapins (14-1, 2-0), who have won seven straight. Maryland...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 Maryland too much for Gophers

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Melo Trimble scored 20 points, and No. 12 Maryland used a strong defensive performance to beat Minnesota 70-58 on Saturday in the Terrapins' inaugural Big Ten home game. Dez Wells added 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists, and sophomore Damonte Dodd had a career-high 12 rebounds for the Terrapins (14-1, 2-0), who have won seven straight. Maryland...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers give up double-digit lead, fall 72-68 to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Kendall Stephens scored 19 points, and Purdue rallied from an 11-point, second-half deficit to defeat Minnesota 72-68 in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Wednesday. Raphael Davis scored the Boilermakers' final four points on two free throws with 19 seconds left and then a dunk with 3.8 remaining. Davis added 18 and was 10 of 10 from the foul line...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Gophers give up double-digit lead, fall 72-68 to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Kendall Stephens scored 19 points, and Purdue rallied from an 11-point, second-half deficit to defeat Minnesota 72-68 in the Big Ten opener for both teams on Wednesday. Raphael Davis scored the Boilermakers' final four points on two free throws with 19 seconds left and then a dunk with 3.8 remaining. Davis added 18 and was 10 of 10 from the foul line...
Via Fox Sports North
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Hoops Manifesto
November 17, 2014  |  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 top...
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 home...
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
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