|Minnesota (18-11, 7-9) at Michigan (20-7, 12-3)|
|Date / Time||Saturday, March 1 | 5 p.m.|
|Location||Williams Arena - Directions|
|Travel||Local Weather | Parking | Preferred Hotels|
|Radio||1500 ESPN | Gopher Radio Network|
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|Game Notes||Minnesota | Michigan|
|Official Sites||Minnesota | Michigan|
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Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. CT
Location: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Arena: Crisler Center (12,707)
TV: BTN - Eric Collins (Play-by-Play); Jim Jackson (Analyst)
Radio: Learfield/1500 ESPN Twin Cities - Mike Grimm (Play-by-Play); Spencer Tollackson (Analyst)
Satellite Radio: Sirius 85/XM 85
Series: 141st meeting (59-81)
Series (Away): 71st meeting (20-50)
Current Streak: L-5
Richard Pitino vs. Michigan: 0-1
Minnesota vs. Big Ten: 724-770
Richard Pitino vs. Big Ten: 7-9
GAME DAY TID-BITS
Minnesota closes out a stretch of three straight against ranked opponents, traveling to No. 16 Michigan in the Gophers' final road test of the year.
The Gophers are 7-9 in Big Ten action, with a 2-6 mark away from Minneapolis in conference play.
Michigan, then receiving votes in both polls, edged the Gophers, 63-60, on Jan. 2 at Williams Arena, in both teams' Big Ten openers.
The Gophers have amassed a perfect 3-0 record against Top-25 ranked teams at the Barn this season, coming off Tuesday's win over #20/19 Iowa.
Minnesota leads the league in steals per game (7.6), is third in free throw percentage (.746), and fourth in three-pointers made per game (7.1) and assists (14.0).
The Gophers' offensive outburst Tuesday marked a number of highs. It was the most points (95) scored in a Big Ten game since a 95-67 win over Penn State on Feb. 3, 1993 (not including vacated games). Minnesota tied a season high with 11 made 3-pointers, and the 61.2 percent team field goal shooting was a season high, and the best since Jan. 22, 2011 (.634 at Michigan - 26-41).
Thomas Named VP at Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx have announced the hiring of John Thomas to the newly-created position of Vice President of Community Engagement.
Gophers, Friars To Battle In Gavitt Tipoff Games
Minnesota will take part in the Gavitt Tipoff Games for the second straight year, as the matchups between the Big Ten and BIG EAST Conferences were announced.
Fitzgerald Granted a Sixth-Year of Eligibility
University of Minnesota forward Davonte Fitzgerald was granted a sixth-year of eligibility today from the NCAA.