Sophomore Isaiah Washington likes to play fast. His abilities came in handy during a Jan. 30 game against Illinois, a team known for stopping their opponents' set-offenses. In his second season, the game is starting to slow down for Washington and he's found a way to make a significant impact on the court.
The Gophers used a second half surge to get revenge against Illinois Wednesday. Minnesota took the game 86-75.
He wanted to be available to play immediately — so did the rest of his Gopher teammates. Unfortunately for Marcus Carr, he has to wait until next season to make an impact on the court for Minnesota.
Thanks to one of its best offensive performances of the season, Minnesota defeated No. 19 Iowa 92-87 on Sunday.
Minnesota tied the game 57-57 with 24 seconds left, but ultimately lost to No. 5 Michigan 59-57 thanks to a buzzer-beating shot from the Wolverines.
Three minutes and 45 seconds into the Gophers' game against Mount St. Mary’s on Dec. 30, Williams Arena erupted into cheers as redshirt sophomore Eric Curry checked into the game. It was the first time in 654 days the 6 foot, 9 inch forward stepped onto the court in a competitive game.
Minnesota squeaked out a 65-64 victory over the the Big Ten's only winless team, Penn State, Saturday in a resurgent win to shake the effects of a blowout loss to Illinois earlier in the week.
Minnesota was routed by Illinois 95-68 on Wednesday. The Fighting Illini were one of the few Big Ten teams that was without a conference win coming into the matchup.