How many coaches have to cycle through here before officials acknowledge what should have been obvious a long time ago: Middle-of-the-pack Big Ten finishes, with an occasional NCAA Tournament appearance, are the best Gopher fans can hope for.
The imbroglio at Notre Dame pales in comparison to the one that unraveled here with the championship U of M men’s basketball team in the late 1990s.
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Such as: Why was Norwood Teague presented as the lone finalist for the athletic director job after a single interview?
The 33-year-old Pitino faces a career-defining challenge going into his third season – proving he can recruit and develop Big Ten talent.
The 2014-15 season of the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team has spun from a chimerical fairy tale into a compelling drama. Over the span of a week.
Students who want basketball or hockey ticket packages have to buy football tickets, even if they don’t want them. Dayton tells U President Kaler to end the practice.
Judge allows lawsuit against Archdiocese to go forward; St. Thomas professors vote against unionizing; GOP guv candidate Johnson undergoes surgery; and more.
The Minneapolis schools’ new athletic director offers himself as an example of what can happen if an athlete blows off the academic piece.
On Friday the young Pitino talked up the virtues of The Barn, the quality of the university, and the passion of Gopher fans.
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He’s gone because Athletic Director Norwood Teague decided mediocrity and underachievement are no longer acceptable in Dinkytown.
Mbakwe kicked off the Gophers’ game against Indiana in style.
With ratings slumping and Twins rights gone, Hubbard Broadcasting moves Joe Soucheray out of afternoon drive.
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About 30 minutes after the University of Minnesota men’s basketball team finished practice, Coach Tubby Smith took a seat and made a case for the new practice facility he’s been pining for since he got here in 2007.