Gophers ready for West Virginia

BY foxsports • November 20, 2010

By Chris Monter
FOXSportsNorth.com


November 20, 2010

The Minnesota Gophers basketball team may have had their biggest victory in the four years under head coach Tubby Smith when they defeated #8 North Carolina 72-67. The victory lifts them into the Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship game Sunday versus West Virginia.

Neither team was ranked in the preseason poll, but expect both teams to make an appearance next week.

Minnesota was ranked #30 Associated Press Poll and #28 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, while West Virginia was #28 in the AP poll and #32 by the the ESPN/USA Today Coaches. .

The Gophers were 0-7 against ranked teams in Tubby Smith


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