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  1. Trevor Mbakwe a bright spot for Team USA

    Diamond Leung

    It had to be at least somewhat bittersweet for Purdue coach Matt Painter to get to know Minnesota's Trevor Mbakwe this summer. On one hand, Mbakwe was the star of the Team USA during the World University Games. The Americans settled for a fifth-pl...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  2. Tubby Smith really wants a practice facility

    Diamond Leung

    Minnesota coach Tubby Smith once again spent part of the offseason downplaying rumors that he would leave for another job, but at the same time has been steadfast in saying he wants a new practice facility -- one that has been talked about since befo...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  3. The 64-coach free-throw shooting contest

    Diamond Leung

    Sixty-four head coaches are set to participate in Shots from the Heart, a season-long free throw shooting contest complete with an NCAA tournament-style bracket that raises awareness for the fight against heart disease and honors the memory of Skip P...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  4. Upper Deck releasing cards of hoops coaches

    Diamond Leung

    How much would you pay for a mint condition Bill Self trading card? Upper Deck has announced it will release cards of more than 30 current college basketball coaches, including Self, Jim Boeheim, Jim Calhoun, Bob Huggins, Tom Izzo and Tubby Smith....

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  5. White learned piano during time away

    Diamond Leung

    College basketball has yet to really get to know Royce White. What would have been his freshman season at Minnesota was doomed by legal troubles, and now he's off to Iowa State for a second chance. So maybe we'll find out soon. Aside from what we ...

    Blog | July 13, 2010
  6. Calipari's name dragged in Tubby Smith case

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky coach John Calipari can't seem to keep himself out of the college basketball limelight these days, and his name was even brought up in court Tuesday in a case that has nothing to do with him and involves Minnesota coach Tubby Smith. Smith...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  7. Tubby Smith might lose another player

    Diamond Leung

    While Minnesota coach Tubby Smith gave testimony today in his own defense for a fraud case involving a former assistant coach, back on campus, word was coming out that another one of his players might be transferring. Troubled junior forward Trevo...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  8. Eddie Sutton brings courtroom drama

    Diamond Leung

    Retired coach Eddie Sutton testified for a former assistant coach who is suing the University of Minnesota and Golden Gophers coach Tubby Smith, creating quite a courtroom scene. Jimmy Williams filed the lawsuit after he quit his job at Oklahoma ...

    Blog | May 18, 2010