How bad is the University of Minnesota men’s basketball team?
They can be beaten and outrebounded even if the opposition plays with shoes in their hand.
Purdue center A.J. Hammons lost his shoe, picked it up, ran down the court, and still grabbed a rebound while holding a shoe.
The Gophers put up a fight against a ranked team but lost by four.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.