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 retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.