Minnesota has a big basketball game Saturday against Indiana, but the importance of that game pales when compared to the troubling suspension of star center Reggie Lynch.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis Star Tribune are reporting that Minnesota's Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action is recommending that Lynch be suspended from the school until 2020 for violating the school's sexual harassment policy. The Star-Tribune is reporting that Lynch will appeal the decision.
Jordan Murphy had 17 points and 17 rebounds while Nate Mason added 17 points and 6 assists as Minnesota defeated Illinois 77-67 on Wednesday.
When the Big Ten ditched the Legends and Leaders divisions that was based on competitive balance and went to a geographic East-West split in 2014, many felt the power went to the East with the presence of traditional powers Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State. And, that has played out on the field.
With another bowl season behind us - a highly successful one, at that - we decided to pick BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart's brain about the conference's 7-1 performance. Get our full Q&A inside.
The dust has settled on football season. And that means the action on the basketball court is about to heat up with full-bore conference action. Here’s a look at the week ahead.
Jordan Murphy scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, posting his national-best 15th double-double to pace Minnesota during a grind-it-out 65-55 victory over Harvard on Saturday.
We've seen nearly all the highs and lows that 2017 non-conference hoops has to offer, plus a two-game Big Ten sample. So, how many teams will be dancing come March?
Senior guard Nate Mason scored 17 points but missed most of the second half with a potentially severe ankle injury as Minnesota defeated Florida Atlantic 95-60 on Saturday.
Jordan Murphy recorded his 13th double-double of the season to help power Minnesota to a 77-63 win over Oral Roberts Thursday.