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Gophers basketball recruit withdrew commitment

Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball program landed a verbal commitment from Daniel Edozie last week, but both sides have apparently now decided to go in a different direction.

Gophers Basketball Schedule To Be Released Thursday

The men's basketball schedule for the Minnesota Gophers will be released on Thursday.

Lynx Vs. Mystics Final Score: Minnesota Crushes Washington In Return From London

The Minnesota Lynx rolled over the lowly Washington Mystics on Friday night.

Minnesota Extends Tubby Smith Through 2016-17 Season

On Monday, the University of Minnesota extended the contract of basketball coach Tubby Smith.

Lynx Vs. Sun: League-Leading Lynx Host The East's Best

The Minnesota Lynx will host the Connecticut Sun in a battle between the WNBA's conference leaders. Both teams lead their conferences by a margin of 2.5 games.

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Howard Pulley Pro-Am: Minnesota Golden Gophers Players Out In Full Force

The Howard Pulley Pro-Am doesn't get much respect around the country, but it's one of the best summer leagues available in the midwest -- and quite a few of the Minnesota Golden Gophers basketball players are taking part.

Henry Ellenson Offered Scholarship By Minnesota To Play Basketball With Brother

The Minnesota Golden Gophers, according to a report from TwinCities.com, have offered a tender to Henry Ellenson.

ACC/Big Ten Challenge 2012: Minnesota To Face Florida State

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will take on Florida State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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Tyus Jones Recruiting: Apple Valley Sophomore Rising In Rankings, Gaining Scholarship Offers

Apple Valley point guard Tyus Jones is gaining quite a bit of national attention. Along with scholarship offers from all of the major schools, the sophomore is also rising in the national rankings.

Al Jefferson Gives Minnesota Pick Back It Got From Al Jefferson Trade

Thanks to Al Jefferson, the Minnesota Timberwolves will be getting the Utah Jazz's first round pick they acquired in the Al Jefferson trade.

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Minnesota Athletic Director: Norwood Teague Introduced As AD In Press Conference

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have named Norwood Teague as the lone finalist for the school's Athletic Director position, and a press conference is reportedly scheduled to introduce him.

Minnesota Athletic Director: Gophers Name Norwood Teague Lone Finalist

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have named Norwood Teague, currently of Virginia Commonwealth University, as the lone finalist for the school's Athletic Director position.

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Trent Lockett Transfer: Minnesotan Will Not Play For Gophers Next Season

Trent Lockett, a former standout with Hopkins High School, will not be transferring to be a part of the Minnesota Golden Gophers next season.

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Chip Armelin Has Decided To Transfer From Gophers To Southern Miss

Minnesota Golden Gophers sophomore guard Chip Armelin has been granted his release to transfer to a school closer to home. Tubby Smith will now have an open scholarship for Trevor Mbakwe.

Portsmouth Invitational Rosters 2012: Ralph Sampson III Representing Minnesota Golden Gophers

Ralph Sampson III, the only senior on the Minnesota Golden Gophers roster this season, will play in the 2012 Portsmouth Invitational as he attempts to improve his stock for the 2012 NBA Draft.

Chip Armelin To Transfer From Minnesota Golden Gophers Basketball Team

Minnesota Golden Gophers sophomore guard Chip Armelin is seeking to transfer to a new school, according to a recent report. That would open up a scholarship for Trevor Mbakwe or possibly former Hopkins High School standout Trent Lockett.

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NIT 2012: Minnesota Golden Gophers Fall In Championship Game To Stanford Cardinal, 75-51

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will play the Stanford Cardinal in the championship game of the 2012 National Invitational Tournament, better known as the NIT, on Thursday night.

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NIT 2012: Golden Gophers Advance To Thursday Night's Championship Game

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are playing the Washington Huskies for the right to advance to the championship of the 2012 National Invitational Tournament. The game is scheduled to be played at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.

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Gophers' Trevor Mbakwe Returns To The Court For Practice With Teammates

Trevor Mbakwe has been granted a sixth season of eligibility with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. It seems the power forward will take advantage of it, too, after missing the majority of this season with a knee injury.

Trevor Mbakwe To Be Granted Sixth Year Of Eligibility For Golden Gophers, According To Report

Trevor Mbakwe is expected to be notified that he can return to the Minnesota Golden Gophers next season. The forward tore his ACL early this season, nullifying the majority of his senior year.

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Tubby Smith Officially Extended By Golden Gophers Through 2017 Season

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have locked up basketball coach Tubby Smith for the next three seasons.

Trent Lockett, Former Minnesota High School Star, To Transfer From Arizona State

Minnesota high school start Trent Lockett set to transfer from Arizona State.

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Royce White Enters NBA Draft, Ending College Career At Iowa State

Minnesota native Royce White has entered his name into the NBA Draft after a great season with the Iowa State Cyclones. White was awarded Minnesota's Mr. Basketball in 2009 and began his college career with the Golden Gophers.

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Rodney Williams Looks To Lead Golden Gophers To NIT Championship

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will attempt to earn a championship berth when they face the Washington Huskies in the 2012 NIT semifinals on Wednesday night.

Royce White To Declare For NBA Draft, According To Report

Minnesota native Royce White will be entering his name into the NBA Draft after a great season with the Iowa State Cyclones. White was awarded Minnesota's Mr. Basketball in 2009 and began his college career with the Golden Gophers.

NIT 2012: Maybe There's Hope For The Minnesota Golden Gophers After All

Things were looking pretty bleak for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team just a week ago. But two solid NIT victories and a returning star player might have just changed that outlook.

Tyus Jones, Minnesota Recruit, Could Hold Key To Golden Gophers' Future

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have a big game coming up in the 2012 NIT Tournament, but Apple Valley point guard Tyus Jones could be key recruit for the future.

Minnesota Basketball Recruit Wally Ellenson To Compete In Dunk Contest

Minnesota recruit, Wally Ellenson, has been selected to compete in a dunk contest coinciding with the NCAA's Final Four at the end of March.

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NIT 2012: Minnesota Golden Gophers Advance To Quarterfinals With Miami Win

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have advanced on to the quarter finals of the NIT following Monday night's victory over the Miami Hurricanes.

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NIT 2012: Minnesota Golden Gophers Advance With 70-61 Victory Over La Salle

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will begin their run through the 2012 NIT Tournament bracket with a game against the La Salle Explorers on Wednesday night.

Minnesota Basketball: Tubby Smith Says He Will Return Next Season

Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Tubby Smith said Monday he plans on returning next season.

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Women's Basketball: Gophers Advance To Semifinals Of WBI Tournament

The women's 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket was announced Monday night. The Minnesota Golden Gophers weren't included, but Osseo, Minn., native Jennie Sunnarborg and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits earned a No. 13 seed.

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