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Tubby Smith on Facing UCLA: “We’ve Earned this Opportunity. Let’s go Prove we Belong Here.”

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

No. 11 Minnesota will play No. 6 UCLA on Friday in Austin, Texas, in the second round of the NCAA tournament.  This is a matchup that many are expecting to be an upset. Minnesota has a 5-11 record in its last 16 games, but that doesn't worry Tubby Smith. The Gophers head coach knows ...

Robbie Hummel’s Injury Has Hardly Derailed Boilermakers

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

The Purdue Boilermakers lost one of the biggest keys to achieving their lofty goals before the season even began, but they haven't seemed to notice. Senior forward Robbie Hummel tore his right ACL for the second time in less than a year during the Boilermakers' first full practice, an injury that ...

Lane Kiffin on Reggie Bush: “He Was The Best Player … That Hasn’t Changed”

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Lane Kiffin was at USC for the Reggie Bush era. He remembers Bush as the best player in college football in 2005 and says, despite the fact that USC and Bush have now each returned their Heisman Trophy, nothing will change that fact. He may be right, except for the fact ...

Tubby Smith Takes Another Team to The Dance

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

The University of Minnesota is making its second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament under Coach Tubby Smith.  Smith is only in his third season with the Golden Gophers but he has already changed the atmosphere surrounding the program.  Young high school players no longer think that Minnesota is just ...

NCAA Tournament East Region Inteviews

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Talk about a tough, competitive region that's hard to confidently pick a winner of. At the top, there's the rough and tumble Panthers of the University of Pittsburgh, who's resume is as complete and polished as any team in the field. Then again though, anybody who's watched Jamie Dixon coached ...