Golden Gophers


After a brief break in the fourth round to select a running back, the Bears resumed work on their defense with the pick of safety Brock Vereen from Minnesota.


The Bears’ offseason work has ranged from the highlight-reel (Jared Allen) to the very interesting, and is not done yet. Particularly at the quarterback spot of late.


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Rodney Williams snapped out of a funk to score 23 points and No. 23 Minnesota got a much-needed confidence boost with an 84-65 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota has developed a troubling pattern since hiring coach Tubby Smith: a midseason slide.


MADISON, Wis. (AP) MADISON, Wis. - Minnesota coach Tubby Smith is getting tired of this type of ending.