Gopher Men Advance, Gopher Hockey 1 Seed 24 Mar 14

 Joey King dropped in 18 points as Minnesota knocked off Saint Mary’s 63-55 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday at Williams Arena.  Deandre Mathieu added 14 points and Austin Hollins had 10 for the top-seeded Golden Gophers, who will host third-seeded Southern Miss in the quarterfinals tomorrow.

 Minnesota Earns #1 Seed In Hockey Championship

The Minnesota Golden Gophers earned the top overall seed in the Men’s Ice Hockey Championship.  The Gophers will open up against Robert Morris on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.  St. Cloud State and Notre Dame will meet in the other West Regional game at The X.  Minnesota State-Mankato also made the 16-team field and faces UMass Lowell in the first round on Saturday.