Team preview: Minnesota

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2005-06 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 30, 2005, 2:51 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of October 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

After years of struggling to recover from NCAA probation and numerous premature defections, the Golden Gophers finally broke through last year, posting the second-best Big Ten turnaround in the last 20 years and reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time under coach Dan Monson.


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