1. To Coach Tubby Smith: An Apology for Lindsey Bleacher Report Jinx

    Earlier today, I wrote an article suggesting that the Minnesota Gophers could make a late season run for an NCAA berth if they went into Ann Arbor and beat the Wolverines. I identified several things that the Gophers would need to do to beat Michigan...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 358 reads 13 comments

  2. Can Minnesota Beat Michigan to Play Their Way into the NCAA Tournament?

    Joe Lunardi, ESPN's Mr. Bracketologist, has the Minnesota Gophers as one of his last four teams to be on the outside looking to get into the NCAA tournament...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 230 reads 3 comments

  3. Should Minnesota Gopher Coach Tubby Smith Be on the Hot Seat?

    A couple of baskets, a few rebounds, or key defensive stops in crunch time can change how your fans look at whether you had a successful season...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 886 reads 1 comments

  4. What Big Ten Teams Will Be Dancing in March?

    As the month of February begins, some Big Ten college basketball teams are looking at the final third of their season and are thinking about where they might be playing once the season ends...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 124 reads 10 comments

  5. When Blake Hoffarber Scores, the Minnesota Gophers Win

    The formula for success for the Minnesota Gophers is simple.  Success for the Gophers this season is spelled Blake Hoffarber.  The Gophers are undefeated when Blake Hoffarber scores at least 10 points...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 259 reads 2 comments

  6. Minnesota Gophers' 65-64 Loss To Michigan State Ends Big Ten Title Dreams

    In most preseason polls, Minnesota was the fifth highest ranked team in the Big Ten behind Purdue, Michigan State, Ohio State, and Michigan...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 131 reads 2 comments

  7. Who Was the Best Minnesota Gopher Basketball Player of the Decade?

    Coach Tubby Smith’s Minnesota Gophers are 11-3 overall and 2-0 in the Big Ten. Minnesota fans are expecting that this year’s squad will be making its second consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament and a serious run at a Big Ten title...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 2,179 reads 7 comments

  8. Next Two Weeks Important for Gophers' Big Ten Title Chances

    The Minnesota Gophers face the two most difficult weeks of their Big Ten season.  If they can win two of their next three games they will be in a very good position to claim a share of the Big Ten title...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  9. Who Is Ready To Take the Big Ten Basketball Title?

    This year's Big Ten basketball season is poised to be one of the best in recent memory. The Purdue Boilermakers are undefeated and have been ranked at the top of the polls since the start of the season...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 584 reads 4 comments

  10. What Disturbed and Pleased Vikings Fans Last Night in the Windy City

    I had this strange déjà vu feeling watching the Vikings and Bears on Monday Night Football last night. I remembered when I opened a present at the holidays with my extended family ...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 530 reads 2 comments

  11. Is There a Silver Lining To the Brett Favre-Brad Childress Dispute?

    Am I the only one hoping that what has been reported between Brett Favre and Coach Brad Childress, aka Chili, is true? No, I’m not a closet Green Bay Packer fan hoping the Vikings implode...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about over 4 years ago 1,425 reads 4 comments

  12. Is This the Emergence of Minnesota's Blake Hoffarber?

    Something amazing happened once the Golden Gophers came back home in December.  The team known for defense became a juggernaut on offense...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 297 reads 2 comments

  13. Is Minnesota Treating Basketball Star Royce White Fairly?

    The current suspension of Royce White by the University of Minnesota raises interesting questions on what constitutes sufficient information to indefinitely suspend a college athlete...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 2,153 reads 4 comments

  14. The Curious Case of Minnesota Gopher Royce White

    Has prized recruit Royce White left the University of Minnesota basketball program? When most people say they are quitting it is the end, however, with White it appears that this is just the beginning of the next chapter...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 1,002 reads 4 comments

  15. Mark Ingram's Best Move This Year

    Mark Ingram won the Heisman Trophy in one of the closest votes in history.  Ingram is the third sophomore to win the award and the first player in the illustrious history of the Alabama Crimson Tide to take home the prize...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 1,326 reads 10 comments

  16. Are the Minnesota Vikings Contenders or Pretenders?

    The measure of a real champion is not how they respond to success but how they respond to failure. This weekend’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals will reveal whether the Minnesota Vikings are pretenders or contenders...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 1,651 reads 34 comments

  17. Is Minnesota's Football Program in Free Fall?

    Rumors abounded, in the Twin Cities yesterday on the afternoon drive home from work, that University of Minnesota Coach Tim Brewster was going to leave to go to Kansas...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  18. Which Heisman Candidate Has the Best Resume?

    I wonder which three poeple made the short list on Sam Bradford's Heismand ballot? Did he vote for his buddy Colt McCoy? How about his nemesis from last year's National Championship game, Tim ...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 300 reads 1 comments

  19. Which Big Ten Teams Will Likely Be Dancing in March?

    The Big Ten finally took home bragging honors in winning the Big Ten/ACC challenge after falling short the past ten years. No wonder Magic is smiling...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 586 reads 5 comments

  20. BCS Bowl Committee and the AP Need To Do the Right Thing

    Alabama, Boise State, Cincinnati, Texas, and TCU have finished their regular seasons undefeated. The only thing real fans of college football know is that there are several teams that are worthy of playing for the BCS National Championship...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 881 reads 13 comments

  21. Gophers Head Back to the Barn for Fine Tuning

    Minnesota beat No. 10 Butler 82-73 last week on its way to winning its first four games of the season.  The future looked bright for the Gophers as thoughts of contending for a Big Ten Title danced in their heads...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  22. Why Minnesota's Jonny Flynn Needs To Continue To Start Over Ramon Sessions

    The last eight minutes of the Minnesota Timberwolves' 106-100 win over the Nuggets in Denver Sunday night should have convinced all fans of the team that rookie Jonny Flynn needs to continue as the starting point guard...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 498 reads 67 comments

  23. 76 Classic Reveals That Minnesota Is Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

    The Gophers learned many lessons playing in the 76 Classic Thanksgiving Tournament.  Yes, Minnesota can play with anyone in the country, but they aren't good enough to win when they don't play well—at least not yet...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 142 reads 2 comments

  24. Tiger Woods Feeding Frenzy Didn't Need to Occur

    Who is to blame for the media feeding frenzy that occurred after the single-car accident this weekend involving Tiger Woods? The media? Tiger’s public relations team? Sure, the public ...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 509 reads 6 comments

  25. Golden Gophers-Bulldogs: Minnesota Puts No. 10 Butler in the Dog House

    Minnesota played its best game of the season in upsetting the No. 10 Butler Bulldogs 82-73 in the opening round of 76 Classic. The game was an upset because the Bulldogs were the higher ranked team going in...

    Kevin  Lindsey Written by Kevin Lindsey about almost 5 years ago 165 reads 0 comments