March 11, 2013
Download the Big Ten Connect App
Big Ten college hoops fans nationwide get an ultimate boost on their mobile device from Learfield Sports with the introduction of “Big Ten Connect,” the first-of-its-kind mobile app for the Big Ten Conference and believed to be the first ever stand-alone conference tournament app. The Tournament runs March 14-17.
The app features live radio broadcasts of every game during the Tournament, live game scores and stats, unique video from the tourney including fans, interviews and behind-the scenes footage, photos and news, and Tourney Twitter coverage.
Big Ten Connect, offered in cooperation with smartphone leader LG Electronics USA, is $.99, available for download on Google Play and the iTunes App Store. Fans can learn more by following @BigTenConnect on Twitter.
The Gophers will open Tournament play against Illinois on Thursday at 11 a.m. CT.
Minnesota Holds off Nebraska-Omaha ,93-90
Joey King scored 18 points and Bakary Konate added 14 with 10 rebounds and Minnesota held off Nebraska-Omaha 93-90 on Friday.
Preview: Gophers vs. Omaha
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team returns to the Barn to begin a four-game homestand Friday against Omaha.
Minnesota Falls Short to Texas Tech, 81-68
Carlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2).