Austin Hollins hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 46.1 seconds left and Minnesota won the NIT championship Thursday night, beating SMU 65-63 to give the Pitino family its latest postseason tournament title.
Richard Pitino leads Minnesota into the title game Thursday night against 73-year-old Larry Brown and SMU at Madison Square Garden, a building both basketball junkies revere.
Clemson (23-13) meets SMU (26-9) in Tuesday’s first game, with Florida State (22-13) facing Minnesota (23-13) in the second. All the semifinalists won third-round games at home, with Minnesota’s eight-point win over Southern Mississippi the widest margin.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura contends that he isn’t going after the widow of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle by continuing his defamation lawsuit.
Martin had 27 points with some key baskets down the stretch, Love had his usual double-double, and the Timberwolves snapped a three-game losing streak with a 112-106 victory Saturday night over the suddenly slipping Dallas Mavericks.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Gay couples began tying the knot in Minnesota early Thursday and prepared to do so in Rhode Island, as the two states became the latest to allow same-sex marriage.
Political ads are often over the top, but check out this ad trashing a town’s 4-year-old child mayor for being unable to make decisions and wasting money on pony rides.
Texas man and his dog, who had been missing for almost a month were reunited after several volunteer groups transported the dog from Minnesota to Texas.
An airport spokesman in Minnesota confirmed that an American Eagle pilot preparing for takeoff was arrested Friday morning after failing a blood-alcohol test.
Max Schwolert, a teenager from Marcus High School in the Lewisville ISD, died after developing complications related to the flu. He had been sick since Christmas Day.
A Texas Tech official says three Red Raiders won’t be playing against Minnesota in Friday’s Meineke Car Care Bowl because they violated team rules.