MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U men's hoops team to play St. Mary's Sunday at home
MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota men's basketball team will play the Saint Mary's College Gaels on Sunday in the second round of the NIT at Williams Arena. Gametime has been set for 2 p.m. at the Barn.
The top-seeded Gophers beat High Point 88-81 in the opening round on Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Gaels knocked off Utah 70-58 in round one.
A member of the Bemidji State University football team is facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges in Beltrami County. Nineteen-year-old Joshua Malone is accused of having sex with a woman who was mentally impaired or rendered helpless. Malone has been suspended from the team pending the outcome of the investigation. A conviction carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.