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  1. Big win for Minnesota; no panic for Indiana

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After their fans had stormed the floor Tuesday night and they had answered the media's questions about Minnesota's first victory over a No. 1 team in nearly a quarter-century, the Golden Gophers continued their celebration in the locke...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Minnesota 77, Indiana 73

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few quick thoughts on Minnesota's 77-73 victory over No. 1 Indiana at Williams Arena on Tuesday night. It was Minnesota's first win over a No. 1 team since 1989 (Illinois on Jan. 26, 1989). Overview: With NBA scouts in attendance,...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Journey to the Tourney: Mich.-Minnesota

    Myron Medcalf

    Thursday's matchup between No. 9 Minnesota and No. 5 Michigan at the Barn in Minneapolis will feature two of the best teams in the Big Ten. Both squads, however, are coming off weekend road losses (Minnesota to Indiana, Michigan to Ohio State) that c...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  5. 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
  6. More trouble for Minnesota

    Myron Medcalf

    You can't make this up. Or perhaps you can. Minnesota basketball's off-court woes read like the script of a reality TV show. On Friday, Gophers star Trevor Mbakwe dodged jail time after a Florida judge added two years to his probation from an e...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  7. Trevor Mbakwe of Minnesota Golden Gophers avoids jail in Florida ...

    Myron Medcalf

    Former All-Big Ten forward Trevor Mbakwe avoided jail time during a Friday court hearing in Miami that threatened to interrupt his basketball career.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012
  8. Trevor Mbakwe of Minnesota Golden Gophers still suspended followi...

    Myron Medcalf

    Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says returning star forward Trevor Mbakwe is "lucky to be on the team" following a guilty plea for driving while intoxicated last month.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  9. Thomas' return keeps OSU in Big Ten elite

    Myron Medcalf

    Until he misfired during a Final Four loss against Kansas (9 points), forward Deshaun Thomas had been the best player --- arguably -- on the Buckeyes' roster throughout the NCAA tournament. The left-hander's versatility fueled Ohio State's run to ...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  10. Minnesota seeking scholarship for Mbakwe

    Myron Medcalf

    The Minnesota coaching staff believes the Gophers can make a push up the Big Ten standings during the 2012-13 season. Their run to the NIT championship game gave young standouts Andre Hollins and Austin Hollins a chance to shine on a national stag...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Conference Power Rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    How many NCAA tourney bids will the Big Ten receive? Five seem safe at this point, but beyond that is anyone's guess -- especially after Illinois' home loss to Northwestern on Sunday. 1. Ohio State: The Buckeyes went to Madison and beat the Badger...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  13. 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
  14. Conference power rankings: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    Here's my attempt at ranking the Big Ten teams: 1. Ohio State: The Buckeyes finished off South Carolina essentially without Jared Sullinger, who was hampered by a foot injury. They're a solid team without him. But to maintain this post, they need...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  15. Big Ten disciplines ref from VT-Minn game

    Myron Medcalf

    Playing without two starters in its lineup, Minnesota still managed to secure a 58-55 victory over Virginia Tech Wednesday in Minneapolis, part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. But according to the Big Ten, an official's crucial backcourt violation c...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  16. 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