NCAA Basketball

Minnesota Golden Gophers (24-10)


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Richard Pitino, Minnesota agree to contract extension

(TSX / STATS) -- Richard Pitino received a contract extension after guiding Minnesota to the best single-season turnaround in the country last season.

Pitino's pact was extended by one season on Wednesday and runs through the 2021-22 campaign, the school announced. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed for the 34-year-old, who is the son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino.

The Golden Gophers answered an eight-win season in 2015-16 by finishing the following campaign with a 24-10 mark. They ended up as a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

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Leaders
Points: N. Mason15.2
Rebounds: J. Murphy8.8
Assists: N. Mason5.0
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: N. Mason80.8%
3P%: A. Springs38.3%
Steals: N. Mason1.4
Blocks: R. Lynch3.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Purdue 14-4 27-8
Wisconsin 12-6 27-10
Maryland 12-6 24-9
Minnesota 11-7 24-10
Michigan 10-8 26-12
Northwestern 10-8 24-12
Michigan State 10-8 20-15
Iowa 10-8 19-15
Illinois 8-10 20-15
Ohio State 7-11 17-15
Indiana 7-11 18-16
Penn State 6-12 15-18
Nebraska 6-12 12-19
Rutgers 3-15 15-18
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