After beating Wisconsin on Thursday the Gophers are given exactly one day to rest before hosting Indiana. What was once considered a sure win now is not so certain. Indiana knocked off Minnesota in an overtime game back in mid-January. This was the loss that really started the tailspin we witnessed for the last month.
Hopefully the Wisconsin win is a catalyst and today's pending Indian win will get us on a winning streak as we next face Purdue and Illinois. I know we all have been rather down on this 2010 version of Gopher basketball but amazingly a win today gets us back to .500 in the Big Ten.
I'm nervous about...
Verdell Jones. The once "almost Gopher" had 24 points and this time around our perimeter defense isn't what it was back on Jan 17th.
What I'm confident about...
Rebounding Call me crazy for being confident about this (IU outrebounded us by 11 last time around) but I expect to see the "big lineup" again and we destroyed the Badgers on the glass
I think the Gophers win this, win it comfortably and we start gaining some confidence.