Oct. 24, 2013
Not a media member? Not a problem. Gophersports.com is scheduled to stream live a portion of Minnesota Basketball's media day on Monday, Oct. 28 beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Gopher men's radio play-by-play voice Mike Grimm, along with Gopher women's radio voice Corbu Stathes, will be conducting live interviews with Gopher players as well as head coaches Richard Pitino and Pam Borton. Fans will be able to interact by asking questions via Twitter, using the hashtags #RaiseTheBarn or #Gophers.
The "Media Day Live" interview schedule will be as follows (times are approximate):
3:30 p.m. - Gopher men's head coach Richard Pitino
3:35 p.m. - Gopher senior guard Austin Hollins
3:40 p.m. - Gopher junior guard Andre Hollins
3:45 p.m. - Gopher senior guard Malik Smith
3:50 p.m. - Gopher junior guard Deandre Mathieu
3:55 p.m. - Gopher sophomore forward Joey King
Golden Gopher basketball fans can follow the 2013-14 squad all season by utilizing many avenues. All but one of Minnesota's games will be broadcast live on either BTN, the ESPN family of networks or BTDN. Also, Gophersports.com will provide extensive coverage of the program all season and fans can follow Minnesota Basketball's Social Media pages: on Facebook at facebook.com/GoldenGopherBasketball and Twitter at @GopherBBall.
The Gophers open the 2013-14 schedule on Friday, Nov. 8 against Lehigh at Williams Arena. The game is scheduled to tip at 7:00 p.m. Minnesota will also host a pair of exhibition games, Nov. 1 vs. Cardinal-Stritch and Nov. 4 vs. Concordia-St. Paul. Both games are set to tip at 7:00 p.m.
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