Gold in the Barn

Blog URL: http://ww3.startribune.com/blogs/gophersbb/

Myron P. Medcalf shares his thoughts on Minnesota basketball but also includes takes on the Big Ten and the national landscape.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: Gophers, basketball, Big Ten, sports, Star Tribune

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Gold in the Barn moves to new location on Aug 23, 2009 in UncategorizedWhat’s up, everyone? Gold in the Barn has moved to a new location on the Star Tribune’s website. This is the new URL for the new Gold in the Barn blog: http://www.startribune.com/blogs/Gold_in_the_Barn.html. The blog has a different look...



Tubby Smith: Rodney Williams “might be a candidate for a redshirt” on Aug 12, 2009 in UncategorizedWhat’s up, everyone? In July, I had an opportunity to speak with Tubby Smith, who’s rarely available during the hectic summer months. We talked recruiting. We talked about next season’s expectations. We talked about the challenge of...



Highly ranked recruit Cory Joseph in town, but will he pick Minnesota? on Aug 10, 2009 in UncategorizedFindlay Prep (Nev.) guard Cory Joseph took a recruiting trip to the University of Minnesota Monday, according to his AAU coach, Ro Russell, and a source close to Gophers men’s basketball. The Canadian prep helped Findlay win the ESPN RISE Nati...



Weekend Notebook: Rodney Williams NOT Minnesota’s top jumper on Aug 7, 2009 in UncategorizedWhat’s up, everybody? I talked to some people close to Gophers basketball Friday. Here’s what I learned: Myth No. 1: Super dunker and freshman forward Rodney Williams has the highest vertical leap on Minnesota’s squad. False. While...



Gophers not going to Madison, Illinois not coming to Williams Arena this season on Aug 4, 2009 in UncategorizedWhat’s up, everybody? Gophers spokesman Matt Slieter confirmed Tuesday that the Gophers will only face Wisconsin and Illinois once this season. The Badgers will travel to Williams Arena and Minnesota will go to Champaign, Ill., for the lone mee...



Time, justice system will determine the outcome of Trevor Mbakwe’s felony battery case on Aug 3, 2009 in UncategorizedWhat’s up? I’m back. I’ve been gone for nearly a month now on an extended stay-cation. I took some time off to hang out with family, friends and an assortment of challenging golf courses, while gaining a greater appreciation for sta...