Amelia Rayno

Sports reporter | College basketball
Phone: 612-673-4115

Recent content from Amelia Rayno

Gophers basketball changing of the guards: Coleman out; Smith in

Before guard Joe Coleman’s release from the Gophers basketball team was announced, another player already had committed.

Updated: May 16, 2013, - 01:59 PM

As always, Big Ten basketball will reload after NBA draft exits

Elite players Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State), Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. (Michigan), Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo (Indiana) are all entering the draft early and will participate in the NBA combine starting Thursday

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 12:21 AM

Abda's running fast for Gophers after escaping turmoil in Ethiopia

Harun Abda, a refugee from Ethiopia, wants to do well in his final Big Ten meet, then run in the...

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 12:52 AM

Pitino expected to hire Seton Hall assistant as top aide

Dan McHale, an assistant at Seton Hall for the past three years, is set to be hired as an assistant on Pitino’s staff, a source confirmed

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 12:21 AM

Recruit McNeil follows Pitino, assistant to Gophers

Connection with Richard Pitino and assistant prompted move.

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 12:12 AM

Gophers will be busy as late signing period begins in men's basketball

After two players de-committed and a third chose another school, the Gophers have no recruits coming in for next men’s basketball season.

Updated: April 17, 2013, - 06:36 AM

Norwood Teague Q & A: The long, winding road of a coaching search

Gophers AD Norwood Teague talks about the plans and discussions that led to hiring Richard Pitino.

Updated: April 12, 2013, - 12:21 AM

Pitino's assistant Young: From prison to tragedy to Minnesota

New Gophers coach Richard Pitino announced the hiring of two assistant who had been with him in Florida. One of them, Kimani Young, overcame a 1999 arrest for possession of marijuana.

Updated: April 11, 2013, - 02:18 PM

New Gophers coach Pitino getting interest from recruits

Rakeem Buckeles might follow Richard Pitino here, and JUCO standout Cameron Forte reportedly has an offer.

Updated: April 10, 2013, - 06:47 AM

Despite youth, Pitino looks to buck trend and make his mark

Young coaches sometimes struggle to win consistently. For every budding sensation who prospers, there is one that doesn’t, many of them falling so quickly off the map that they’re hastily forgotten.

Updated: April 07, 2013, - 08:13 AM

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