Shooting guard Malik Smith will be able to play for Minnesota this season after coming from Florida International with coach Richard Pitino.
Tubby Smith's time at Texas Tech has begun. And he says he will fit in just fine in West Texas, where cowboy hats and cowboy boots are more prominent than other many other places he's coached.
Andre Hollins scored 28 points, and Minnesota rolled past punchless UCLA 83-63 on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Minnesota freshman Wally Ellenson has a broken left hand and will miss six to eight weeks.
Minnesota assistant Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days.
Tubby Smith has been asked about getting a contract extension at Minnesota for well over a year now, and that doesn't figure to change anytime soon.
Ralph Sampson III has removed his name from the NBA draft and will return for his senior season at Minnesota.
Tubby Smith says he's working on a contract extension that will keep him in Minneapolis long-term despite speculation he could take another job after the season.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he expects point guard Blake Hoffarber's sore left knee to be fine for the Golden Gophers' game against Illinois on Thursday.
Tubby Smith hasn't made a decision on whether Trevor Mbakwe will start for the first time since he was arrested, and it doesn't appear to matter to 15th-ranked Minnesota's star player.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he has not decided if star forward Trevor Mbakwe will start on Sunday against Iowa.
Trevor Mbakwe has apologized for distracting his Minnesota teammates after his arrest for allegedly violating a restraining order against him by sending a Facebook message to a former girlfriend.
Minnesota star Trevor Mbakwe's status with the team is being reviewed following an arrest for an alleged violation of a restraining order against the junior forward.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith expects to have point guard Al Nolen back for the 17th-ranked Gophers' next game.
Minnesota will likely be without two injured starters -- point guard Al Nolen and small forward Rodney Williams -- for Monday's game against Virginia.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says suspended guard Devron Bostick will play for the first time this season on Saturday against Brown.