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  1. Minnesota Basketball: A Season To Forget, But What Went Wrong with Gopher Basketball?Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Daily Gopher

    This past season was largely forgettable and maybe it would be best to just move on without looking back. But I think there were reasonable expectations heading into this season that the team would be "more" competitive in the Big Ten and be in position to earn a bid into the NCAA Tournament .

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  2. Pitino recruit Nwankwo released from letter of intent for academic reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Star Tribune

    Gophers men's basketball recruit Jonathan Nwankwo has been released from his national letter of intent because of external academic circumstances, a source familiar with the situation told the Star Tribune on Monday. The 6-10 Gophers' 2015 commit -- whose NCAA clearinghouse and admissions processes are still ongoing -- will be free to sign with any other school and begin his eligibility this fall.

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  3. Rakeem Christmas working on jumper, playing forward to prep for NBA Draft combineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Post-Standard

    Rakeem Christmas played at Syracuse University for four years. He appeared in every game during that time, starting 140 out of 142 games.

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  4. Rayno: Ready or not, Konate expected to be Gophers' starting centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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. Eliason ended career as a forgottten GopherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Elliott Eliason, a fifth-year senior who contributed under Tubby Smith, barely played in the stretch of the Gophers' disappointing 2014-15 season. Coach Richard Pitino never told him why.

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  6. aMAILiaBAG: Expectations for next year, Minnesota as a destination, recruiting and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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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  7. Penn State Basketball: Newbill's Run At Portsmouth Invitational BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Statecollege.com

    D.J. Newbill will continue his quest to the NBA this week, participating amongst 64 college seniors in the annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament , held in Portsmouth, Va. from April 8 to 11. Since 1952, the P.I.T has invited 64 of the best college basketball seniors from across the nation to participate in a four-day, 12-game tournament in front of representatives from every NBA team, serving as the de-facto NBA combine for new alums.

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  8. Gophers assistant Dan McHale taking Eastern Kentucky jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | TwinCities

    Dan McHale, the top assistant on the staff of Gophers basketball coach Richard Pitino, will be the next Eastern Kentucky coach. ESPN.com 's Jeff Goodman tweeted that Cincinnati assistant Larry Davis, a former Gophers assistant to Clem Haskins, was the other finalist for the Eastern Kentucky job.

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  9. Gophers basketball: Andre Hollins invited to Portsmouth InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | TwinCities

    Hollins, who will play his first game at 6 p.m. Thursday for Roger Brown's Restaurant, was among 64 seniors to be invited to the 12-game tournament, which runs Wednesday through Saturday and kicks off the evaluation of top college prospects leading up to this summer's NBA draft. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Hollins was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection after averaging 13.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists in his final season at Minnesota.

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  10. An overview of 2015 recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | 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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  11. Rick Pitino on Minnesota: 'You're only as good as your players'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | 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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  12. Gophers Get Left Out Of NIT, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | CBS Local

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  13. Gophers get left out of NIT, tooRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | USA Today

    The 32-team NIT field filled out on Sunday night did not include Minnesota, which finished 18-15. The Big Ten sent seven teams to the NCAA Tournament, but only Illinois was included in the NIT.

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  14. Gophers, out of NCAA running, have mixed feelings about NITRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    On Selection Sunday, Minnesota's players and coaches will be dispersed around campus - grabbing dinner, hanging at their apartments or studying perhaps. Unlike each of the past three years, the Gophers' postseason fate - and whether their name will be called at all - is entirely in doubt.

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  15. Bucks top MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    Russell scored 23 points, Shannon Scott had a career-high 21 and Ohio State beat Minnesota 79-73 in the Big Ten tournament on Thursday night.

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  16. Gopher Basketball Season Likely Ends With Loss Last NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    The Gopher men's basketball team fell 79-73 to Ohio State in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Gophers season potentially ends with a 18-15 overall and 6-12 in the Big Ten.

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  17. Postgame: More games ahead for Gophers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | 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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  18. Knocked out of Big Ten tournament, Gophers ponder what's nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    At the end of a Big Ten season full of chances, the Gophers found themselves in the position one more time to control their fate: Upset No. 6 seed Ohio State and stay alive for another day.

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  19. Gophers basketball: Loss in Big Ten tournament could be season-enderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | TwinCities

    The University of Minnesota's four seniors were on the fence after the regular season about wanting to play in the NIT again this year to defend their title. The 11th-seeded Gophers likely needed one more victory to solidify a chance to make the NIT, but they fell to sixth-seed Ohio State 79-73 Thursday night in the Big Ten tournament's second round at the United Center.

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  20. Season over? Ohio State knocks Gophers out of Big Ten tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota's Gaston Diedhiou loses the ball as he collides with Ohio State's Marc Loving in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament, Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Chicago. CHICAGO - D'Angelo Russell scored 23 points, Shannon Scott had 21 and Ohio State beat the Gophers 79-73 in the Big Ten tournament on Thursday night.

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