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March madness continues

March madness continues

Mar. 25 |     The National Invitational Tournament (NIT) has a rich storied history dating back to pre-World War II days. The Women’s NIT since 1998 has tradition as well — just not as long as the men’s. However, present-day hoops fans and snobbish...

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Another View Extra — Coaching Gopher basketball a career killer

Apr. 3 |       By Charles Hallman   Only two coaches in Minnesota men’s basketball history have ever led teams to a national championship: Clem Haskins won two NIT crowns in the 1990s, and Tubby Smith won the 1998 NCAA title at Kentucky....

Gophers fire a great coach rather than build a great team — Tubby’s gone. Who’s next?

Gophers fire a great coach rather than build a great team — Tubby’s gone. Who’s next?

Apr. 3 |       Former U of M coach Tubby Smith was not fired last week but weeks earlier by the information bubble-blowing media. One knuckleheaded bubble-blower said on local sports radio a few weeks earlier that the only active Black coach to...

Why so little love for the NIT?

Why so little love for the NIT?

Mar. 27 |     The National Invitational Tournament (NIT) and the Women’s National Invitation Tournament both offer “deserved opportunities” to men’s and women’s basketball programs that, for one reason or several others, don’t make the...

Wanted: more Black women athletic directors

Wanted: more Black women athletic directors

Feb. 1 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Less than 10 percent of Division I athletics directors are women, and only two percent are women of color. Schools can’t say they can’t find Black women to fill these roles when openings occur....