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November 20, 2017
Minnesota Gophers head coach Richard Pitino reacts to the game during the first period against USC Upstate at Williams Arena in Minneapolis on Nov. 10, 2017. Harrison Barden / USA TODAY Sports
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
November 20, 2017 - 6:15pm
An artist's rendering of the renovated Romano Gym on the UMD campus. (Image courtesy of UMD Athletics)
$10 million upgrade underway at UMD’s Romano Gym
November 20, 2017 - 3:04pm
November 14, 2017
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Taj Gibson reacts to a play against the Phoenix Suns in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix on Nov. 11, 2017. Jennifer Stewart / USA TODAY Sports
Early in the season, Taj Gibson has been worth every penny for Wolves
November 14, 2017 - 7:08pm
November 10, 2017
Oct 18, 2017; San Antonio, TX, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Nemanja Bjelica drives to the basket as San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray defends during the first half at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 18, 2017. Soobum Im / USA TODAY Sports
Wolves' Bjelica has gone from a miss to a hit
November 10, 2017 - 7:41pm
November 8, 2017
LaVar Ball, the father of newly drafted Los Angeles Lakers player Lonzo Ball, with sons LaMelo Ball, left, and LiAngelo Ball in attendance at Toyota Sports Center June 23 in Los Angeles. Gary A. Vasquez / USA TODAY Sports
Reports: Brother of Lakers' Ball, other UCLA basketball players arrested in China
November 8, 2017 - 10:05am
November 5, 2017
Tribune News Service file photo
Christian Laettner, here as a member of the Washington Wizards near the end of his NBA career in 2004, will be teaching a basketball camp at Esko this weekend.
Basketball: Remembered for iconic shot, Laettner coming to Esko for camp
November 5, 2017 - 9:41pm
October 25, 2017
College women's basketball: 'Dogs picked eighth
October 25, 2017 - 10:44pm
October 19, 2017
Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Richard Pitino during the first half of the Mar 16, 2017, game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis. James Lang / USA TODAY Sports
FBI's NCAA probe prompted internal review of Gophers' basketball program
October 19, 2017 - 6:44pm
Minnesota Golden Gophers forward Eric Curry (24) and guard Amir Coffey (5) celebrate Mar 16, 2017, during the second half of the game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Benny Sieu / USA TODAY Sports
Gophers, with top scorers returning, picked third in Big Ten
October 19, 2017 - 5:47pm
September 28, 2017
College men's basketball: Polkowski named UWS interim coach
September 28, 2017 - 9:43pm
September 7, 2017
Wisconsin-Superior head basketball coach Don Mulhern celebrates as the Yellowjackets cut down the net after winning the UMAC Tournament championship game last season. (Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram)
College women's basketball: Mulhern leaving UWS
September 7, 2017 - 10:17pm
June 8, 2017
College men's basketball: Bulldog going into NSIC Hall of Fame
June 8, 2017 - 10:02pm
April 12, 2017
Prep boys basketball: Grand Rapids’ Skelly is All-Area Player of the Year
April 12, 2017 - 9:52pm
April 10, 2017
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Chelsea Mason (14) of Mountain Iron-Buhl drives around McKenzie Ryan of Goodhue during the Class A state championship game at Williams Arena in Minneapolis last month. Mason became Northeastern Minnesota's first 3,000-point scorer and a three-time News Tribune All-Area Player of the Year.
Prep girls basketball: MIB's Mason is All-Area Player of the Year
April 10, 2017 - 7:57pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9) drives to the basket in the second half March 30, 2017, against the Los Angeles Lakers at Target Center. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Timberwolves backcourt proving offensive firepower
March 31, 2017 - 6:26pm