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.
Pitino, Mason Add NABC Honors
Gophers pick up coach of the year and second-team All-District 7 honors Wednesday.
Washington Named Mr. New York Basketball
Incoming Gophers point guard was selected the top high school player in the Empire State this season.
Gophers Fall to MTSU in NCAA First Round, 81-72
Amir Coffey had 17 points to lead Minnesota, while Dupree McBrayer added 16.