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Souhan; Gophers Get an Inconsistent Louisville in NCAAs [PODCAST]
The Gophers received a bid to the NCAA tournament Sunday night when the pairings were announced and will play Louisville in the first round Thursday at 11:15, pregame on AM 1390-Granite City Sports at 10:45 a.m.
Sartell, Albany Try For State Bids Tonight
The Section 8-3-A and Section 6-2-A title will be decided tonight. Sartell-St. Stephen plays top seeded Bemidji tonight at 7:00 p.m. in Brainerd. Bemidji is seeded first in the section with Sartell as the #2 seed.
Lavelle; Gopher Basketball Should Be In NCAAs [PODCAST]
The Gopher basketball team defeated Penn State in overtime in the 2nd round of the Big Ten Tournament last night. The win may have cemented their place as an at-large team in the NCAA Tournament. The Star Tribune's Lavelle E Neal III joined me on WJON today.
Gophers Rally Past Penn State In Big Ten Tourney
The Gopher men's basketball team has likely done enough to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament after coming from behind to beat Penn State 77-72 in overtime in the 2nd round of the Big Ten Tournament last night in Chicago.
Stars Too Much For Wild
The Minnesota Wild lost at home to the Dallas Stars Thursday night. Dallas scored 3 goals within 2 minutes early in the 2nd period to take a 3-0 lead. Jason Zucker scored on a power play in the 2nd for Minnesota's only goal. Devan Dubnyk had 27 saves.
Jazz Top Timberwolves
The Timberwolves lost 120-100 at Utah against the Jazz Thursday night. The Wolves trailed by 9 at the end of the 1st quarter and by 9 at halftime. Karl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota with 26 points and 12 rebounds and Andrew Wiggins added 14 points.
Brett Larson Show 3-11-19 [PODCAST]
The Top ranked St. Cloud State men's hockey team is coming off another weekend sweep over #3 Minnesota-Duluth and will start play in the NCHC tournament at home against Miami University this Friday.
Souhan; Not Worried About Berrios [PODCAST]
Twins top starting pitcher Jose Berrios got hit for 2 earned runs in 3 1/3 innings yesterday and his spring training ERA is now 5.19. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan isn't concerned about Berrios' spring ERA and feels he has a chance to be a real ace pitcher not just the best sta…
Sartell Boys Basketball Wants the Ride to Continue [PODCAST]
The Sartell-St. Stephen boys basketball team shared the Central Lakes Conference title with Apollo this season after winning just 4 games last season. The Sabres are 20-8 and will play for the Section 8-3-A Friday night in Brainerd against top-seeded Bemidji at 7 p.m.
Souhan; Twins’ Position Battles [PODCAST]
The Twins are in the middle of spring training in Fort Myers, Florida and position battle wage on. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He suggested that the Twins probably know who is making the team but to build interest discussion of position battles continue.