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  1. Minnesota fends off a talented Nebraska-Omaha group

    Dec 20, 2013, 11:37 PM EDT

    Minnesota bench

    On the surface, Minnesota leading Nebraska-Omaha — who is in just their second year of playing a schedule comprised of almost exclusively Division I competition — 83-77 with just minutes remaining in regulation may seem like a lackluster effort by the Golden Gophers. That’s far from the case. Minnesota played well. Their potent offense ran…

  2. Former Drake forward Joey King returning home to Minnesota

    Jun 2, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

    goldandgopher.com

    Rick Pitino Jr. received some good news recently learning that Joey King will return home to play for Minnesota. King, a native of Eagan, MN, averaged 6.9 points as a freshman at Drake earning All-Freshmen honors in the Missouri Valley. In early May, King announced his decision to leave the Drake program. Ryan James–a writer…

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