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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

The AAC has announced it has hired Minnesota assistant coach Nate Pomeday to replace Dan Leibovitz (SEC) to be in charge of basketball for the conference. Pomeday was previously at Oregon State under then head coach Craig Robinson. The position is one of advocacy, mediation and promotion for the coaches, players, officials and conference in men's basketball.

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18dDana O'Neil

Bored by the Big Ten? MSU's recruits will change that

The Big Ten can be -- how to say this nicely -- plodding. But Michigan State's newcomers are likely to make the Big Ten not just good, but exciting. And you know, the Spartans aren't alone.

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Prosecutor: No charges against Gophers' Lynch

A Minneapolis prosecutor said Monday that no charges will be filed against Minnesota Gophers basketball player Reggie Lynch, who was arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct in May.

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39dJeff Goodman

Big Ten stability: Minnesota's Pitino in trouble?

Some Big Ten coaches, such as Minnesota's Richard Pitino, sit squarely on the hot seat. Others, such as Michigan State's Tom Izzo, are untouchable. How do they all stack up?

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Pitino on Gophers: 'We've got to get it right'

Minnesota coach Richard Pitino said he realizes he's "not the most popular guy" in town after the team went 8-23 and saw three players suspended due to off-the-court problems.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Just spoke to Minnesota coach Richard Pitino about the recent criticism: "Every year I'd speak with out athletic director about ways to improve our program. One thing we always talked about was trying to come up with additional funds within the budget -- whether it be with fundraising or to find it elsewhere." "My athletic director and the department approved everything we did. Certainly if we neglected to fill up a gas tank, that's on me and my staff and we have to make sure that doesn't happen again." "Everything we try and do here is with the best interest of the basketball program in mind -- and within the rules of the athletic department."

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107dAdam Rittenberg

Coyle bolting Syracuse for Minnesota AD job

Syracuse athletic director Mark Coyle was hired Wednesday to take the same position at Minnesota after less than a year with the Orange.

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Champ Nova to open Gavitt Games vs. Purdue

The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.

Team Stats

Points Per Game68.0Tied-284th
Rebounds Per Game34.5267th
Assists Per Game12.2Tied-253rd
Points Allowed74.0Tied-238th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record13-12
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances12