Two bizarre quotes stand out. “The decision is not at all based on whether I feel he is innocent or guilty. It’s an educational decision that I feel will allow Trevor to learn from.” -Joel Maturi. Mr. Maturi, what lesson are you attempting to teach?
“But credit Minnesota as an institution for taking a stand and not using the “innocent until proven guilty” card so many programs play in the spirit of winning at all costs.” -Gary Parrish. Maybe, just maybe, the innocent until proven guilty card is played because it is the foundation of our criminal-justice system.
Rush The Court releases their pre-season bracket, and the Gophers check in as a six seed.
Big Ten Geeks finds that freshman do improve. I just wish they had created a graph charting fan frustration with freshman.
Cory Joseph enjoyed his visit. Be optimistic: “[Smith’s] an unbelievable coach,” Joseph said. “He’s a great guy. He’s down to earth.” Be pessimistic: “At the same time, I still gotta check out other schools. … [I’ll] keep on looking into all the schools.”
Another Big Ten preview. This one picks the Gophers sixth.