Reusse: Gopher hoops fans getting fleeced


Longtime Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse makes headlines each November with his annual "Turkey of the Year" column, crowning the biggest dolt (or dolts) on the Minnesota sports landscape.

If you read between the lines, the University of Minnesota men's basketball schedule-makers may be early front runners for the 2013 award.

In a column published today, Reusse says ticket buyers for the upcoming non-conference schedule are getting "ripped off," and goes into detail to explain why.

Best line: "Gophers baskeball fans get spanked in the pocket book every November and December, only to cringe and respond: 'Thank you, Goldy. May I have another?'"

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