Your Friday Nugz before a busy weekend of Gopher sports.
- Freshman Rachel Banham is really tearing it up for the Gophers. She scored 26 on the road in a win over Northwestern last night. Pam Borton may have found herself a special point guard for the next four years.
- 1500ESPN previews the Gopher Hockey game against Notre Dame. This non-hockey guy will be attending his first ever Gopher Hockey game! I'm really looking forward to it.
- FSN profiles Joe Coleman and his slow growing role with the Gophers.
- GopherSports.com has the top 10 radio calls from Mike Grimm of 2011.
Searching for Billy Edelin has also found Troy Bell. Remember the former Holy Angels guard who was outstanding for Boston College?
- North Dakota has switched over from being the "The Sioux". The men's hockey team still will sport the Sioux logo but by next year will not.
- Gopher baseball will be playing at Target Field again this season.
- Fox Sports North tells us that Rau and Bjugstad impressed at the World Juniors. Team USA did not.
- Video is below but Marcus Fuller points out that Philip Nelson played very well in his all-star game. His TD pass and Maxx Williams's TD catch are below.
and Maxx Williams caught a TD pass as well.