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  1. Minnesota Golden Gophers deny admission to Gaston Diedhiou, repor...

    Myron Medcalf

    Senegalese standout Gaston Diedhiou reportedly has been denied admission by Minnesota because of inadequate marks on his English profiency exams.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  2. Pitino building something in Minneapolis

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- It's eerie, really. He stalks the sideline like him. When he pauses and folds his arms to survey the action on the floor, he stands just like him. He enters the postgame press conference following 40 minutes of scrappy play again...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  3. Richard Pitino wants what John Beilein has

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- If he builds it, will players come? Richard Pitino's field of dreams is housed in a place that was built more than a decade before World War II. The Barn, completed in the 1920s, is the nostalgic home of Minnesota men's basketball,...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. The state of the Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    In recent years, the Big Ten has boasted an assembly of athletes who have boosted the league to the top of college basketball's conference rankings. Players who could've turned pro returned and granted the league a lineup of experienced ...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  5. Walker drops 50 pounds, gains confidence

    Myron Medcalf

    Minnesota center Mo Walker's chuckle exudes pain. It's his natural response to questions about the foods he's ditched to achieve a 50-pound weight loss since the end of the Gophers' season. The Lasagna? Gone. The vanilla ice cream and milksh...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  6. Richard Pitino begins his journey as Minnesota's new head coach -...

    Myron Medcalf

    As Richard Pitino takes over Minnesota, Golden Gopher fans are hoping he's the right man to revitalize the program, writes Myron Medcalf.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  7. Minnesota center loses 40 pounds (70 total)

    Myron Medcalf

    Weight has been a challenge for Minnesota center Maurice Walker throughout his career. The 6-foot-10 big man weighed 340 pounds when he reached the Minneapolis campus in 2010. But he was a fluid post presence despite his size. He had some unique t...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  8. Joe Coleman of Minnesota Golden Gophers will transfer

    Myron Medcalf

    Minnesota sophomore guard Joe Coleman was granted his release from his scholarship on Wednesday, according to the university.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  9. Pitino needs full buy-in from Minnesota

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Hello, Richard Pitino (the folks around here will obviously call you Coach Pitino now). I'd like to welcome you to Minnesota. I've been in this state for more than a decade. And I covered the first four years of the Tubby...

    Blog | April 03, 2013