Gophers add heavyweight Washington to nonconference men's basketball schedule

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Gophers add heavyweight Washington to nonconference men's basketball schedule
Gophers add heavyweight Washington to nonconference men's basketball schedule

The Gophers men's basketball program is adding a game to its schedule — a nonconference game against talent-laden Washington during its trip to the Vancouver Showcase in November — sources told the Star Tribune on Wednesday. Minnesota was originally scheduled to play Texas A&M on Nov. 18 and then either Washington or Santa Clara on Nov. 20 at the Vancouver Convention Center. But now all four teams will play each other in a three-game, round-robin format. After playing Texas A&M (on the 18th still), the Gophers will take on Santa Clara on Nov. 20 and then Washington on Nov. 21. Two home games were promised to the four teams participating in the Vancouver Showcase, but they couldn't be figured

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