Jan. 14, 2013
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS: NO. 9 GOPHERS VS. NO. 5 MICHIGAN
The BTN announced today that Minnesota’s matchup at Indiana on Jan. 12 in Bloomington was the highest-rated regular-season basketball game in its history, according to Nielsen metered market data. The game earned a program average household rating of 2.08 across the network’s eight metered markets - Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.
Saturday’s game also was the top-rated cable program of the day in both the Indianapolis and Minneapolis markets, according to Nielsen.
Minnesota, ranked No. 9 in the most recent AP Poll, will be back in action at Williams Arena on Thursday, Jan. 17 to face the fifth-ranked Michigan Wolverines. The game is scheduled to tip at 6:00 p.m. CT.
Tickets are available for all remaining Minnesota home games by calling 612.624.8080 or 1.800.UGOPHER or online at www.gophersports.com or www.mygophersports.com.
Gophers Can't Hold Off Penn State, Fall 52-50
Tony Carr drew a foul on a final drive to the basket and made two free throws with five seconds left to lift Penn State to a 52-50 win over No. 24 Minnesota on Saturday.
Preview: Gophers at Penn State
Minnesota closes out a grueling stretch of road games to begin conference season in Happy Valley Saturday.
Minnesota Drops Contest at Michigan State, 65-47
Michigan State build a huge lead it used to cruise to a 65-47 victory over No. 24 Minnesota on Wednesday night.