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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…