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7th in Big Ten

Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76

Minnesota won its first NCAA Tournament game in six years behind 24 points from freshman Gale Kalscheur as the 10th-seeded Gophers rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region on Thursday.

Richard Pitino on preparing to play Louisville in first round (1:11)
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Gophers' Pitino: Facing L'ville not a distraction

On eve of playing his father's former team in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Minnesota coach Richard Pitino said it wouldn't be a distraction despite all the questions.

Lack of cohesion will doom Minnesota (0:30)
Murphy muscles through contact for and-1 lay-in (0:22)
Coffey explodes to the rim on a fastbreak dunk (0:28)

Coffey's 32 points helps Minnesota down No. 11 Purdue 73-69

Amir Coffey matched his career with 32 points, making two free throws with 2.5 seconds left Tuesday night to seal Minnesota's 73-69 victory over No. 11 Purdue to give the Gophers a big boost for an NCAA Tournament berth and spoil the Boilermakers' bid...

Minnesota fans storm the court after upsetting Purdue (0:41)
Stockman throws it down with 2 hands (0:16)
Eastern jams it on a Minnesota defender (0:24)
Minnesota stays on 'stinky bubble' with win (1:19)

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.6
Rebounds Per Game36.5
Assists Per Game14.5
Points Allowed69.4124th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record13-13
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances13