Minnesota was outscored 39-28 in the second half as they lost to Xavier 65-54 in the first round of the west Regional held at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The game was tied at 26-26 at halftime and the Gophers went up 30-29 on a layup by Damian Johnson. However, they would never lead again as Xavier would go on a 15-5 run over 7:30 to preserve the win.
March 19, 2010
Minnesota kept their NCAA tournament hopes alive with a 76-55 win over Penn State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Gophers will face Michigan State in the second round. They lost to the Spartans twice during the regular season, including a heart-breaking one point loss at Williams Arena. The Gophers got good news with the losses by Arizona State, UAB, Memphis and Seton Hall.
March 11, 2010
The Gophers lost a number of leaders to graduation, but their incoming class of recruits has the team feeling like it's still in good shape. Find out about the newcomers, the voids that need to be filled and the direction of the program under Tubby Smith.
October 10, 2008
Gopher signee Colton Iverson helped lead Yankton to a fifth place finish in the South Dakota State AA Boys Basketball Tournament. Iverson was named to the all-tournament team after finishing with 77 points and 51 rebounds in three games.
March 16, 2008
Gopher signee Colton Iverson had 36 points and 15 rebounds, but it was not enough as Yankton fell to fourth seed Mitchell 61-59 in their first round game of the State AA Boys Basketball Tournament. Iverson made 16 of 22 shots from the field and was four of eight from the free throw line. Mitchell utilizied their outside shooting to compete with the bigger Yankton team, making 14 three-pointers.
March 13, 2008
Gopher signee Colton Iverson had 15 points, 18 rebounds and five blocked shots to help lead Yankton to the Region 1AA title with a 38-37 win over Brookings to advance to the State AA Boys Basketball State Tournament. The Bucks are the fifth seed and will face fourth seed Mitchell next Thursday at 2:45 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City.
March 5, 2008