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  1. Desperate Gophers fight for win over rivals

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS - On Thursday night, Rodney Williams grimaced as he held his left shoulder. With his team facing a deficit in the second half of a 58-53 overtime victory against No. 20 Wisconsin at Williams Arena, the senior tried to ignore the pain o...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  2. Rodney Williams apologizes for tweet

    Myron Medcalf

    Today, my colleague Eamonn Brennan wrote about NC State freshman T.J. Warren's decision to re-tweet a message that was critical of head coach Mark Gottfried. The original tweet was authored by former player Thomas De Thaey, who called Gottfried a ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  3. Mbakwe rises up to lead Gophers past MSU

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Following ninth-ranked Minnesota's 76-63 win over No. 18 Michigan State in Monday's Big Ten opener for both teams, Trevor Mbakwe sat by his locker and exhaled. His left hand rested on his left knee, which is stamped with a four-inch...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  4. Slam-dunk standouts to watch in 2012-13

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: The art of dunking has brought excitement to the game. It also has created chaos in arenas around the nation and provided plenty of challenges for coaches, says Myron Medcalf. The 2012-13 season is just a few months away. If you're ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Michigan 73, Minnesota 69

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Reaction from Michigan's 73-69 overtime win over Minnesota in a Big Ten tournament quarterfinal game. Overview: The Gophers led by as much as nine during an ugly first half that ended with Minnesota leading 23-20. The Gophers had a...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  6. Rapid Reax: Minnesota 75, N'western 68

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS - Reaction from Minnesota's 75-68 overtime victory over Northwestern: Overview: Northwestern entered its first-round matchup against Minnesota in the Big Ten tournament Thursday needing a win, maybe multiple victories, to earn its fir...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  7. Rapid Reax: Wisconsin 68, Minnesota 61

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Thoughts from Wisconsin's 68-61 overtime win at Minnesota: Overview: Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor was on a mission Thursday night. The Twin Cities native had never won at The Barn in his four-year career. But he was determ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  8. Gophers do to IU what big names couldn't

    Myron Medcalf

    Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and John Calipari couldn't do it. Jared Sullinger, William Buford and Thad Matta couldn't, either. But somehow, a Minnesota squad that had lost its first four Big Ten games this season - and 13 of its past 14 ...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  9. Gophers win first game without Mbakwe

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When forward Trevor Mbakwe tore his ACL on Sunday, Minnesota's hopes of winning its Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup against Virginia Tech on Wednesday - or any game, really - seemed to dwindle. But adversity rarely arrives alone. Duri...

    Blog | December 01, 2011