May 16, 2013
The first-ever Gopher Road Trip: Chalk Talk began its southwest leg on Thursday, and included stops in Redwood Falls and Jackson, Minn. Several Gopher head coaches, including Richard Pitino, Jerry Kill and Pam Borton, spoke to the hundreds of Gopher fans who came out in those communtities.
Click above to see a photo gallery of Thursday's activities, and see some of the notable Tweets on the trip below! The Gopher Road Trip will stop in Mankato and New Ulm on Friday, before resuming on June 3-4.
Pitino "You are the nicest people I've ever met. They have the saying Minnesota Nice. I'm from Boston and they don't have that saying there"— Minnesota Gophers (@GopherSports) May 16, 2013
Pitino: "We are going to shoot a lot of 3s. Because they are worth more than 2."— Minnesota Gophers (@GopherSports) May 16, 2013
The entire 16-city schedule is below.
Gopher Road Trip Schedule:
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