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Will Armelin get enough time today to make an impact at Nebraska? on Feb 5, 2012 in Basketball, Gophers NowLINCOLN, Neb. -- Chip Armelin doesn’t need to play a lot to be confident in his game, but he needs to get enough playing time to make an impact. Armelin tied his career high with 14 points in 24 minutes in Minnesota’s Jan. 28 win against Illin...



Gophers can’t figure out how to beat Iowa anymore on Feb 2, 2012 in Basketball, Gophers NowIOWA CITY -- Entering this season, Tubby Smith had never lost to Iowa as Minnesota's basketball coach with a 6-0 record in his first four years. Now Smith can't figure out how to beat the Hawkeyes as they swept the regular season series after the Go...



Eliason expected to play; can Gophers’ bench play well again? on Feb 1, 2012 in Basketball, Gophers NowIOWA CITY -- Despite being hobbled by a sore ankle, Gophers redshirt freshman Elliott Eliason is expected to play tonight against Iowa, but his presence might not be as important as the production from the perimeter players off the bench. Don't ge...



VIDEO: Austin Hollins talks about overtime win against Illinois on Jan 29, 2012 in Basketball, Gophers Now, GophersNowGophers sophomore guard Austin Hollins spoke to the media after Saturday's 77-72 overtime win against Illinois at Williams Arena. Hollins scored 14 points, including a three-point play with four seconds left that sent the game into overtime. httpv...



VIDEO:Mbakwe and Sampson talk about their injuries on Jan 25, 2012 in Basketball, Gophers NowGophers senior forward Trevor Mbakwe talked Tuesday about sitting out the season with his knee injury and watching his teammates struggle and win without him. httpv://youtu.be/YNsuivkldSg Senior center Ralph Sampson III on dealing with his ank...



Who has replaced Mbakwe’s leadership with the Gophers? on Jan 25, 2012 in Basketball, Gophers NowEAST LANSING, Mich. -- Leadership has been shared since senior captain Trevor Mbakwe was sidelined with an injury last November, but Gophers coach Tubby Smith said his basketball team has relied on some players more than others. Juniors Julian Wel...