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  1. Gophers basketball: DeAndre Mathieu recovering after concussionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TwinCities

    From left: Deandre Mathieu, Carlos "Squirrel" Morris and Zach Lofton wait to be interviewed as the Gophers men's basketball team held their media day. The plan was for Gophers senior point guard DeAndre Mathieu to attend Big Ten Media Day in Chicago last week, but he suffered a concussion that kept him behind.

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  2. Gophers seniors hope to share their experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    After at least four - for some, five - years of collegiate ball, the Gophers seniors know the routine, and it shows in their text messages to each other. They now know their second-year coach, Richard Pitino.

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  3. Gophers basketball: It's pronounced Buh-CAR-ee, and you'd better get used to itRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Gophers freshman center Bakary Konate, left, shakes hands with freshman forward Josh Martin during the team's media day at Williams Arena in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. As 6-foot-11 Mali native Bakary Konate was trying to sound out his name for reporters Tuesday at Gophers media day, fellow freshman Josh Martin laughed.

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  4. Rayno: Minnesota gets some love at Big Ten media dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Star Tribune

    This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.

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  5. Gopher Basketball: Big Ten Media Day RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Daily Gopher

    Thursday was Big Ten Media Day for both the Gopher Mens and Womens basketball teams. The Men were represented by Coach Richard Pitino, center Mo Walker and guard Andre Hollins .

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  6. Big Ten men's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | TwinCities

    Wisconsin enters the basketball season with the best team and the best player in the Big Ten, according to media and coaches' polls. But coach Bo Ryan said he doesn't have to look far for a reminder that there are up-and-coming programs like Minnesota ready to knock the Badgers off that pedestal if they aren't prepared.

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  7. Big Ten basketball: Gophers won't sneak up on anybody this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | TwinCities

    Wisconsin enters the basketball season with the best team and the best player in the Big Ten, according to media and coaches' polls. But coach Bo Ryan said he doesn't have to look far for a reminder that there are up-and-coming programs like Minnesota ready to knock the Badgers off that pedestal if they aren't prepared.

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  8. Live Blog: Pitino and more from Big Ten basketball media dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Star Tribune

    Pitino: It feels better sitting here in Year 2 than year 1, knowing who we have and what we have coming in. Question: What about the newcomers: Pitino: Newcomers fit the way we want to play a lot more than last year.

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  9. Gophers freshman Konate makes speedy leap from project to playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Star Tribune

    Bakary Konate, now a freshman for the Gophers, was in Kansas then - at Sunrise Christian Academy, a world away from where he grew up in Mali. Coming from Africa, Konate was still raw.

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  10. Gophers freshman Konate makes speedy leap from project to playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Star Tribune

    Bakary Konate, now a freshman for the Gophers, was in Kansas then - at Sunrise Christian Academy, a world away from where he grew up in Mali. Coming from Africa, Konate was still raw.

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  11. Gophers basketball team likes centers' depth, versatilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | TwinCities

    Elliott Eliason, Mo Walker and Bakary Konate started a three-point shooting contest between them once practice started this fall. They can run the floor, face up and shoot from the outside -- a must in Gophers coach Richard Pitino's free-flowing, up-tempo system.

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  12. Carlos Morris has big shoes to fill in potentially replacing Austin HollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Star Tribune

    This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.

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  13. Amelia Rayno: Who will defend rim for Gophers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Star Tribune

    Gophers men's basketball beat writer Amelia Rayno is back from her European travels and took questions from fans for an extensive mailbag . Here is one of the highlights: Amelia Rayno: The frontcourt is far from barren - the only problem is that most of it will be relatively unproven a year from now.

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  14. aMAILiaBAG: Taking your questions on the journey home from EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Star Tribune

    This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.

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  15. College basketball countdown: No. 27 MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | USA Today

    USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. College basketball countdown: No. 27 Minnesota USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1vx6Dtz USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. Minnesota Golden Gophers coach Richard Pitino coaches on the sidelines against the Syracuse Orange during the first round of the Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Center.

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  16. Three-star point guard commits to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | MSNBC

    On Friday, three-star point guard Jarvis Johnson committed to Minnesota, which doesn't come as much of a surprise as the Gophers had been considered the heavy favorites for the state's top prospect in the Class of 2015. Johnson had four other finalists - Baylor, UNLV, Wichita State and Wisconsin - and even scheduled official visits , according to Ameila Rayno of the Star-Tribune .

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  17. DeLaSalle's Johnson acknowledges U recruiting efforts in decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    University of Minnesota fans watching Jarvis Johnson stride to the podium at DeLaSalle on Friday afternoon might have had a flashback to a year ago, when Minneapolis phenom Reid Travis stood there, considering the Gophers along with two other programs. That day, the star guard and homegrown recruit opted to leave - accepting a scholarship from Stanford and disappointing legions of Gophers fans.

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  18. Gophers likely to get Jarvis JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | TwinCities

    DeLaSalle's Jarvis Johnson is expected to announce he will play for the Gophers at a Friday pep rally at the school. DeLaSalle High School guard Jarvis Johnson, the top senior basketball recruit in the state, could be the first local high school player to make a commitment to University of Minnesota basketball coach Richard Pitino.

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  19. Bierman Field Athletic Building gets basketball upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Star Tribune

    This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.

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  20. Gophers' Richard Pitino says Louisville could be home-and-home seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | TwinCities

    Richard Pitino was working hard recruiting in July when the second-year University of Minnesota basketball coach was blindsided by a bit of trash talk from his father. No sense in waiting for Nov. 14, when the Gophers play Rick Pitino's Louisville team on a Coast Guard base in Puerto Rico.

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