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5 Teams To Watch For in NCAA Tournament
As March Madness gets into full swing this week, pencils are being sharpened, factoids are being studied and basketball junkies are trading sleeper picks around the water cooler. But, sleepers don't win brackets, smart, well-thought-out picks do. Here are 5 teams to watch for in the 2012 Big …
Timberwolves Edge Phoenix
The Timberwolves won 127-124 at Phoenix to being a 7-game road trip Monday night.  Kevin Love led the Wolves with 30 points and 7 rebounds, Nikola Pekovic added 24 points and 8 rebounds and Derrick Williams added 19 points and 8 rebounds...
Gopher Basketball Gets NIT Bid
The Gopher men’s basketball team received a bid into the NIT tournament Sunday night.  Minnesota is seeded 6th in 1 of 4 regions and will play 3rd seeded La Salle in Philadelphia at 6pm (CT) Wednesday night, pregame on WJON at 5:30...
SCSU Basketball Falls in NCAA Tournament
The St. Cloud State men’s basketball team lost 76-64 to 13th ranked Metro State Sunday night in the 2nd round of the NCAA Division II tournament in Golden, Colorado.  The Huskies played without starting center Tim Bergstrasser and were outrebounded 39-23...
Boys Basketball: Sartell, ROCORI Win Tourny Openers
BOYS BASKETBALL
Class 4A Section 8 – Quarterfinal
Bemidji 67, Elk River 64
Brainerd 69, Buffalo 67, 2OT
Moorhead 56, St. Michael-Albertville 55, OT
Rogers 68, St. Cloud Tech 60
Class 3A Section 5 – Quarterfinal
Big Lake 63, Becker 42
Delano 54, Monticello 51, OT
Orono 75, St...
Sports Anchor Falls Off His Stool [VIDEO]
This poor sports anchor loses his stool - literally, he does make an impressive recovery, but get ready to laugh out loud. I'm just warning you in case you are sitting in a quiet office, I wouldn't want you to be embarrassed.  Check it out!
Gophers Blow Lead and Game Against #6 Michigan State
The Gopher men’s basketball team lost 66-61 at home against #6 Michigan State Wednesday night despite leading by 8 in the 2nd half.  Michigan State closed the game on a 19-7 run in the final 6 minutes.  The Gophers ran the clock and appeared to play not to lose while al…
Is ‘Linning’ the New ‘Tebowing’?
Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow are inevitably being compared to each other because they are both athletes who have had their abilities questioned, and are both devout Christians who are open with their faith.
Now the two sensations are linked for a third reason. Just like folks started to imitate Tebow’s s…
SCSU’s Schlagel Wins 300th Game At Northern State
The St. Cloud State men’s basketball team won 87-83 in overtime at Northern State in Aberdeen, South Dakota Friday night.  The win is the 300th in the career of head coach Kevin Schlagel.  Brett Putz led the Huskies with 25 points and Theo Rothstein added 17 points for SCSU…
Winona State Basketball Penalized By NCAA
The Winona State men’s basketball team is no longer in first place in the NSIC standings after the NSIC and NCAA penalized the program for using an ineligible player during 19 games this season.  Guard, Grant Johnson was ruled ineligible for the rest of the season...
Kevin Love Named All Star; Will Host Dallas Tonight
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has been named as a Western Conference All Star reserve.  This marks the 2nd straight year Love has been named an All Star.  Love is averaging 25 points and 13.7 rebounds a game this season.  Love also says he’ll participate in the 3-…
#22 Badgers Beat Gophers In Overtime
The 22nd ranked Wisconsin Badgers beat the Gopher men’s basketball team 68-61 in overtime Thursday night at Williams Arena in Minneapolis.  Minnesota came from down 13 points in the 2nd half to tie the game at 51 and had a chance to win the game at the end of regulation but s…

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