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  1. Big Ten tournament preview

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Three things I can't wait to see in Northwestern-Ohio State: Can Michael Thompson continue his roll? The spunky little Northwestern guard set a Big Ten tournament scoring record with 35 points against Minnesota Thursday. Theoretic...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  2. Gophers can't dig themselves out of hole

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tubby Smith still has a shot at an 18th consecutive 20-win season. But if he gets those final three victories, they'll come in the NIT. At best. And that's certainly not what Minnesota had in mind when this season began. The Gol...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  3. Rapid Reaction: N'western 75, Minnesota 65

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Northwestern rode a dominant, 35-point performance from guard Michael Thompson for a surprisingly easy 75-65 victory over Minnesota. It was a Northwestern record for most points scored in a Big Ten tourney game, and it helped the W...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  4. Video: Minnesota's Ralph Sampson III

    Pat Forde

    Pat Forde talks with Ralph Sampson III after the Gophers' loss in the Big Ten tournament....

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  5. Championship Week: Big Ten basketball tournament primer

    Pat Forde

    There is dominance at the top, drama in the middle and desperation at the bottom as the Big Ten tournament gets underway.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  6. Taking issue with Sagarin's all-time college basketball rankings

    Pat Forde

    Pat Forde loves the first 1,195 pages of the "ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia." But when it comes to Jeff Sagarin's all-time rankings, well ... let the debate begin.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  7. Forde Minutes: Big Dance edition

    Pat Forde

    From Selection Sunday to the Coen brothers to the players under pressure, The Minutes -- Big Dance edition! -- runs through it all.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2009
  8. Pat Forde: Big Ten bubble has yet to burst

    Pat Forde

    The Big Ten could swoop in late and occupy one-eighth of the NCAA field while the Big East and ACC are left with no more than seven bids each.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  9. Minnesota's miracle worker makes his second shot for the ages

    Pat Forde

    Minnesota freshman Blake Hoffarber can add a second miracle shot to his remarkable resume, and the Golden Gophers are celebrating in the Big Ten semifinals, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2008
  10. Kentucky will take its time to replace Smith

    Pat Forde

    Tubby Smith didn't tell Kentucky of his Minnesota plans until the last minute. Still, the school was ready with a response.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2007
  11. Kentucky, Smith, Minnesota all winners in move

    Pat Forde

    It takes a big personality or a big winner to thrive in a big job like Kentucky's, and Tubby Smith has been neither of late. That's why his move to Minnesota is a big win for everyone involved, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2007