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  1. Loss leaves Gophers grasping for answers

    Andy Katz

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota can no longer blame injuries and defections for the Golden Gophers' sudden issues. Blaming the competition doesn't fly, either. Minnesota probably shouldn't win at Indiana (Wisconsin did) or beat Michigan at home (Ohio ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  2. 3-point shot: Boyle's convo with top ref

    Andy Katz

    1. Colorado coach Tad Boyle did follow up with Ed Rush, the Pac-12 coordinator of basketball officials, after last Thursday's controversial overtime victory for Arizona. Rush publicly defended the officials' call on overturning Sabatino Chen's 3-poin...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Mbakwe expected to be ready

    Andy Katz

    1. Minnesota sixth-year senior forward Trevor Mbakwe hasn't been cleared yet for contact after having ACL surgery on Dec. 30, 2011. But Mbakwe has been able to dunk, work on post moves and shoot. Mbakwe is expected to be good to go for the start of t...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  4. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Notre Dame Fighting Irish awaiting word o...

    Andy Katz

    If Trevor Mbakwe can get a sixth year to play at Minnesota after knee surgery, then why not Notre Dame's Scott Martin or Tim Abromaitis? That's exactly what Mike Brey thought when he heard about the decision on Mbakwe. And that's the reason the No...

    Blog | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  5. NCAA grants Minnesota Golden Gophers' Trevor Mbakwe sixth season ...

    Andy Katz

    Minnesota has reached this year's NIT semifinals, but the Gophers took a major step toward the reaching the NCAA tournament in 2013 when the NCAA on Thursday granted forward Trevor Mbakwe a sixth year of eligibility.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  6. 3-point shot: Pac-12 suspensions on way?

    Andy Katz

    1. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott told late Thursday night that the league will review the overtime scuffle between Oregon State and Arizona. Don't be surprised if there are some suspensions since the Pac-12 tends to be aggressive. Arizona'...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  7. 3-point shot: Pitt's befuddling offense

    Andy Katz

    1.Pitt's inability to score more than 60 points in the past two games is befuddling. The Panthers were playing a possible NEC contender, note possible, in Wagner and then played one of the Big East's bottom third teams in Notre Dame. Yet the Panther...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  8. 3-point shot: Calipari on NBA deal

    Andy Katz

    1. Kentucky, which has elite freshmen Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague, could have been the biggest beneficiary if the NBA had changed the draft rule to two years out of high school. But ESPN's Ric Bucher reported Tuesday nigh...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  9. 3-point shot: Gophers can't catch a break

    Andy Katz

    1.Memphis coach Josh Pastner said assistant coach Luke Walton will coach his last game for the Tigers at Miami on Dec. 6 before returning to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, now that the NBA lockout is ending. Pastner said Walton wants to continue p...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  10. 3-point shot: Road wins key for outsiders

    Andy Katz

    1. The harsh reality for most schools outside the power six conferences is that they must play quality road games, mostly without a return, against elite teams. Win one or a few of those games and they should be treated well for at-large consideratio...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  11. Trevor Mbakwe, Al Nolen lead Minnesota Golden Gophers to title - ...

    Andy Katz

    Leading the charge during Minnesota's Puerto Rico Tip-Off title run were two players who doubted whether they'd ever be Gophers.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2010
  12. Minnesota brings Trevor Mbakwe into fold after clearing legal iss...

    Andy Katz

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Trevor Mbakwe would walk around campus and hear mumblings from those who passed him. He knew they were well aware of his identity and what he was accused of doing, even as he professed his innocence. Mbakwe spent last year on Minnesot...

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2010
  13. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Minnesota Golden Gophers still in the hea...

    Andy Katz

    Some quick hitters for a Thursday afternoon: • This continues to be a strained season for Minnesota. In the preseason, the Golden Gophers thought Royce White, Trevor Mbakwe and Al Nolen would be three of the most important members of the sq...

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2010