Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, September 19, 2012

Minnesota Basketball Jersey

If you've watched Illinois, Michigan State, Ohio State or Purdue basketball recently, you may have noticed their jerseys have a large, yet faint, design on the back. It?s a Nike thing, and it?s called the Aerographic design. Add Minnesota to the club. Sophomore Joe Coleman tweeted a picture of the new jersey Wednesday.

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The Gophers' design features Williams Arena, Minnesota's block "M" logo and "1851," the year the University of Minnesota was founded. Here's what the back of the jersey used to look like.

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Call me old school, but I prefer the design-less look. Take a look at some of Nike's other Aerographic jerseys. web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men's basketball for He writes the popular uniform feature "Clothes Call," which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina's RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.