April 9, 2014
First-year head coach Richard Pitino and the Gopher men's basketball team enjoyed a stellar 2013-14 season, earning a school-record 25 wins and winning the 2014 postseason National Invitational Tournament Championship (NIT) last week.
Pitino met with reporters from the Twin Cities media on Wednesday, April 9 to review the season and preview next year. Watch the video above or click here to view on YouTube: http://youtu.be/kOLVHt6WSdE
Northern Illinois Game to Air Live on BTN
Sunday’s men’s basketball game against Northern Illinois will now be televised live on BTN.
Minnesota Downs NJIT, 74-68
Akeem Springs came off the bench to score 19 points and Nate Mason added 18 for Minnesota, which came from behind in the second half and escaped with a 74-68 victory against NJIT.
Preview: Gophers vs. NJIT
The men's basketball team returns to the Barn Tuesday to begin a six-game December homestand.