The National Invitation Tournament is for teams that weren't quite good enough to play in the "Big Dance." But if you ask Bob Sansevere, he'll tell you that the Gophers are better off in the N.I.T. because they are still playing basketball when most other teams aren't.
19-year-old dies after stabbing in northern Minnesota
A 34-year-old man was arrested.
Three new Grandstand shows added for Minnesota State Fair 2022
The Beach Boys and Portugal. The Man are among several acts booked.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
Strong backcourt leading Gophers
Tubby Smith says the Gophers' backcourt is the strength of the team. Junior college transfer Julian Welch has been outstanding playing point guard. Meanwhile, youngsters Andre Hollins, Chip Armelin, Austin Hollins, Maverick Ahanmisi and Joe Coleman have played significant roles.
Gophers advance to N.I.T. Final Four with 78-72 win over Middle Tennessee
The Golden Gophers are on their way to the N.I.T. Final Four after beating Middle Tennessee, 78-72 Wednesday night. Rodney Williams finished with 24 points -- his fourth straight game with at least 20 points. Minnesota plays Washington at Madison Square Garden next Tuesday.
Buckeyes bash Gophers at the Barn
William Buford scored 24 points and Jared Sullinger added 23 as the Buckeyes beat the Gophers at the Barn, 78-68 on Tuesday night. At 17-9 overall and 5-8 in the Big Ten, the Gophers look more like an N.I.T. tournament team rather than one headed to the NCAA's Big Dance.
Gophers to play Florida State in 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge
The Golden Gophers men's basketball team will play Florida State in the ACC/Big Ten challenge next season. The game will be played November 27 at Florida State. Minnesota is 5-8 all-time in the challenge.
Hollins' 25 leads Gophers to OT win over Northwestern
It took overtime to settle Minnesota-Northwestern in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament, but the Gophers advanced with a 75-68 win over the Wildcats. Andre Hollins, a true freshman, led Minnesota with 25 points. The Gophers play second-seeded Michigan in the second round today.
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