Big Ten Basketball

Playing For Nebraska “Full Circle” Moment For Former NDSU Star Griesel

Sam Griesel decided to use last year of eligibility to play at home

FARGO, N.D — Walking on his senior day for North Dakota State first team-all Summit League guard Sam Griesel had his mindset on playing professionally overseas. “The weekend after that Tuesday night when the season ended and it’s only been two weeks since I actually thought about playing somewhere and more college basketball,” Griesel said. What led — to that…

Minnesota Officially Introduces Ben Johnson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Former Gopher player from 2003-2005

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — It’s official.  Minnesota has made Xavier assistant, Ben Johnson its new men’s basketball head coach. After a 14-15 season, two NCAA appearances and one year over .500 in the big ten in eight years it was time for a change. Johnson brings a lot to the table for the Gophers. A former player of the program for…