The University of Minnesota men's basketball program has dealt with injuries the last couple of seasons and two players - senior Trevor Mbakwe and sophomore Maurice Walker - will be trying to make it all the back after suffering knee injuries.
Mbakwe missed all but seven games last season after suffering the injury on Nov. 27 against Dayton in the championship game of the Old Spice Classic. He was leading the Gophers in scoring (14.0) and rebounding (9.1).
Walker has been out since Dec. 23, 2010, hurting his knee in the first half against South Dakota State. At the time he was holding averages of 3.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 9.6 minutes per game as a freshman.
Gophers Drop Border Battle to Wisconsin in OT, 73-63
2/19/2018 - M. Basketball
Brevin Pritzl scored 20 points, including two 3s in overtime, and Ethan Happ led a defensive resurgence in the extra period to help Wisconsin beat Minnesota 73-63 in overtime on Monday...
Preview: Gophers at Wisconsin
2/18/2018 - M. Basketball
A Monday night Border Battle is on tap as the Gophers meet the Badgers for the only time this season.
Minnesota Defeated by Michigan State, 87-57
2/13/2018 - M. Basketball
Jaren Jackson Jr. scored a career-high 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting for second-ranked Michigan State.