Mbakwe named 3rd team All-American

A preseason honor for the Gophers’ Trevor Mbakwe. The Minnesota forward has been named a third-team All-American by CBSSports.com. Ohio States’ Jared Sullinger is their early pick for player of the year
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A preseason honor for the Gophers’ Trevor Mbakwe. The Minnesota forward has been named a third-team All-American by CBSSports.com. Ohio States’ Jared Sullinger is their early pick for player of the year

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