Nick Jungheim


Gophers earn crucial victory on senior night

Following a 68-64 loss to Rutgers on Feb. 24, it seemed Minnesota needed to win two of its final three regular season games to make the NCAA tournament. Two games later, that's exactly what the Gophers have done.

Gophers' March Madness bid in jeopardy

When January ended, Minnesota found itself favorably positioned to make the NCAA Tournament, holding a 6-4 record in the Big Ten and a 16-5 record overall. However, it was clear that the team's toughest tests would come in February.