Gopher Hoops to Host Media Day Live
Gophers' Head Coach Richard Pitino will kick off 2013 Media Day Live at 3:30pm

Oct. 24, 2013

Media Day Live: Click Here to Watch

Not a media member? Not a problem. 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

4:00 p.m. - Gopher women's head coach Pam Borton & junior guard Rachel Banham

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, will provide extensive coverage of the program all season and fans can follow Minnesota Basketball's Social Media pages: on Facebook at 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.

Gopher Men's Basketball season tickets are on sale now for the 2013-14 season and are available by calling 612.624.8080 or 1.800.UGOPHER or online at or





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