Tag Archives: Ralph Sampson III

On Saturday morning Ralph Sampson III will take the court in venerable Williams Arena for the final time. During his career, he became one of five Gophers to ever score 1,000 points, collect 500 rebounds, and block 200 shots. No player has achieved that since Michael Bauer nearly a decade ago. For many Gopher fans, his career will be considered a disappoint. To them, I ask why? read more

Cue the broken record. With an easier route to a postseason berth hanging in the balance and a chance to give themselves some much-needed breathing room in the at-large conversation,… read more

A roller coaster of emotions for Gopher fans in a back-and-forth B1G conference opener against Illinois ended in an 81-72 double-overtime defeat, sending Minnesota to its first loss since Thanksgiving.… read more

The Minnesota Golden Gophers won their second straight game against a BCS conference team (albeit a bad one) on Saturday afternoon, and once again didn’t seem to miss their starting… read more

Here we go again it seems. A promising season has been thrown into disarray. A promising career has come to an end. A team captain who had noticeably improved his… read more

NCAA Basketball After one game, the Golden Gophers already have what should prove to be a quality win when tournament time comes around. It won’t be a win that makes… read more

College basketball is a young man’s game. Every year a freshman superstar steals the hearts and minds of even the most casual of fans, and take his team on a… read more

The 2011-2012  college basketball season unofficially kicks off on Friday night as teams across the country hold their first official practice. At The Barn, this will take the form of… read more

In borderline stunning news, Ralph Sampson III declared today that he will enter the upcoming NBA draft in hopes of getting a spot on a real, live NBA team. Anyone… read more