Gophers Basketball: Senior Leaders Accept Their Challenge

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Gophers Basketball: Senior Leaders Accept Their Challenge
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For the past three seasons, Tubby Smith has challenged his seniors to show the leadership that would power the Gophers to a strong finish. This season, just when it seemed as if Minnesota's starting senior frontcourt of Trevor Mbakwe and Rodney Williams were failing to do their part, the homegrown tandem helped bring the team together in the days before a 77-73 upset of No. 1 Indiana on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Williams Arena.

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