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Gophers’ Pitino To Add Big Man Transfer

According to rivals.com the Gopher men's basketball program will be adding former Louisville 6'7 215 pound power forward Raheem Buckley.

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Louisville Beats Wichita State, 72-68, — 2013 NCAA Final Four Scores

Louisville, the top-overall seed in the 2013 NCAA tournament, advanced to Monday's national title game by rallying past Wichita State.

Louisville 72, Wichita State 68

Reserve Luke Hancock scored 20 points, including several crucial baskets late, and Louisville beat Wichita State, 72-68, in the Final Four of the 2013 NCAA tournament in Atlanta on Saturday

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Gophers Reportedly Reach Agreement With Richard Pitino

The Gopher men's basketball team has reportedly reached an agreement with 30-year old Richard Petino to become their new head men's basketball coach. CBS was the first to report the agreement. Petino is the son of Louisville head coach Rick Pitino.

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Syracuse Beats Indiana, 61-50 — 2013 NCAA Tournament Scores

Syracuse knocked off top-seeded Indiana to set up an all-Big East final in the East Regional on Saturday.

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Gophers Head Coach Candidate: Jay Wright

Here is a profile on potential Gophers head coach candidate, Jay Wright

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Gophers Head Coach Candidate: Buzz Williams

Here is a profile on potential Gophers head coach candidate, Buzz Williams

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Gopher Head Coach Candidate: Flip Saunders

One intriguing candidate for the Gophers head coaching vacancy is former Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders. One of the factors working against Saunders is his lack of coaching experience at the college level, but here are the other factors he brings to the table:

Coaching Experience-

  • Minnesota Timberwolves: 1995-2005
  • Detroit Pistons: 2005-2008
  • Washington Wizards 2009-2012
  • Career record: 638–526, 47-51 playoff record
  • 4 first place finishes (2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008)
  • Reached the NBA Conference Finals 4 times (2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008)

Pros brought to table-

  • Saunders is a Gopher alum and would appeal to fans and other alumni.
  • Saunders can appeal to recruits due to his NBA coaching experience
  • Saunders knows the area, has cur
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Gopher Head Coach Candidate: Shaka Smart

 

One of the names most associated with the Minnesota Gopher basketball head coach vacancy is that of Virginia Commonwealth head coach Shaka Smart. Gopher athletic director Norwood Teague was the athletic director at VCU before coming to Minnesota, so the ties Teague has to Smart would make him a natural fit in Minnesota. In

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Gophers Need to Be Sure Shaka is the Right Guy

The dust is settling after Tubby Smith was fired as the head basketball coach at the University of Minnesota on Monday. Athletic Director Norwood Teague will conduct the search to find a replacement.

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Tubby Smith Reportedly Out As Gophers Coach

According to CBSSports.com's Jeff Goodman, Minnesota basketball coach Tubby Smith has been fired Monday afternoon.

Smith leaves the Gophers with a record of 124-81 overall and 46-62 in Big Ten play

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